The progress chart component is meant to inspect your progress over time. Is a particular metric improving or not? It also makes clear whether you are consistent with your shots. The progress chart has a number of settings that change what is shown in the chart and how it is shown. You normally want to make a selection in the selection bar to e.g. show the progress for a particular club or during a particular date range.
The shots are put in buckets. Default each bucket represents the shots during a week, but you can change this in the settings. For each bucket, the minimum, maximum, average, low 25% percentile and high 75% percentile are computed. These are the shown in the chart.
Default the chart consists of a dark colored area that contains all shots, a lighter area that contains the values between the 25% and 75% percentile, and a white line that connects the averages. But you can change this in the settings, under appearance. You can also have a bars view where the value ranges are represented by vertical bars. And there is a points view where all the values for the individual shots are shown.
If you hold the left mouse button while hovering over the chart you will get more precise data for that bucket.
The chart has a menu in the right of the title bar. Here you have the following options:
- Select metric. There is also an icon for this in the title bar. Here you can select the metric you want to show in the chart. Select the metric in the list and press OK.
- Save as PNG image. Save an image of the chart in a PNG file.
- Change settings. Change the settings. See below.
- Pop-out. Pop-out the chart as a separate window.
The progress chart component has a number of settings that you can change by clicking the settings icon in the title bar.
- Name. The name of the component.
- Title. The title shown in the title bar. When you leave this empty, the metric name is shown in the title bar.
- Metric. Select the metric to show in the chart.
- Group by. To see progress the shots are grouped in buckets. Default each vertical position in the chart represents the shots during a particular week. But you can also use other bucket size. You can choose between sessions, days, weeks, months, and years.
- Value to show. Here you can select what value you want to show in the chart with the white line. You have a number of options. Default the average value for the metric is shown. You can also show the minimum, maximum, range (that is max minus min), median (the middle value) and percentiles. The latter depends on the percentile setting. When you have a percentile of, say 25, percentile low will show the value of the metric that lies at 25%. Percentile high will show you the value at 75%.
- Percentile. The percentile used in the chart.
- Use absolute value. Use the absolute values of the metric. So you e.g. see the absolute deviation distance or side spin.
- Fit curve. To get better insight in the progress, you can fit a curve through the average data values. You have the following possibilities:
- none. No curve is shown.
- regression line. This shows a line that best fits the data. It shows in a very global way whether the value is increasing or decreasing over time.
- regression curve. In this case a curve is fit through the data. This uses so-called quadratic polynomial regression.
- rolling average. This takes averages of 20% of the data values and shows how that changes over time. (This cannot be shown for the first and last 10% of the data.)
Note that these curves are based on the values shown in the white line (default the averages). Not on the individual shot data. That is important cause otherwise days on which you do many or few shots would bias the results.
- Data. Here you can define a filter in the form of a formula. Only shots that satisfy the filter are taken into account in the chart.
- Style. Here you can set the style of the chart. Default is the area style. You can also select a bars style where the values are represented by vertical bars, and a points style where the values for the individual shots are shown. You can also select none, in which case only the average line is shown.
- Show minimum and maximum. Whether to show the light area or thin line between the minimum and maximum value.
- Show low and high percentiles. Whether to show the dark area or thick line between the low and high percentiles.
- For other appearance settings, see the help on charts.
Note that there are buttons to reset the settings to the default (as defined in the dashboard) and to copy the settings from another progress chart component.