SlopChart RViz: Power BI Custom Visual


SlopChartViz is a custom visual for showing the trend between two times.  There is a possibility to zoom in an zoom out in this chart.

This custom visual needs:

1-      First Variable: a group (categorical variable)

2-      Second Variable: Value related to first time

3-      Third Variable: Value related to the second time

To use this chart, you need to have

1-      One R version in your machine

2-      Automatically, some of the packages like “plotly,” “ggplot2”, and “htmlwidgets” will install.

3-      If these packages do not install automatically, then we need to install them in Rstudio using below commands:




In the below example, I have shown that how we can compare increase or decrease trend between two times for each group. The below data is related to the GPD in 2014 and 1015 for some countries.

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Leila is the first Microsoft AI MVP in New Zealand and Australia, She has Ph.D. in Information System from the University Of Auckland. She is the Co-director and data scientist in RADACAD Company with more than 100 clients in around the world. She is the co-organizer of Microsoft Business Intelligence and Power BI Use group (meetup) in Auckland with more than 1200 members, She is the co-organizer of three main conferences in Auckland: SQL Saturday Auckland (2015 till now) with more than 400 registrations, Difinity (2017 till now) with more than 200 registrations and Global AI Bootcamp 2018. She is a Data Scientist, BI Consultant, Trainer, and Speaker. She is a well-known International Speakers to many conferences such as Microsoft ignite, SQL pass, Data Platform Summit, SQL Saturday, Power BI world Tour and so forth in Europe, USA, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. She has over ten years’ experience working with databases and software systems. She was involved in many large-scale projects for big-sized companies. She also AI and Data Platform Microsoft MVP. Leila is an active Technical Microsoft AI blogger for RADACAD.

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