How to create a drop line chart in Xcelsius

This post demonstrates a simple way to create a drop line chart using Xcelius’s out of the box combination chart. This is a fun chart great for mixing up your routine presentation layer. What are drop lines? Simply put, drop lines are lines that extend from a data point down (or up) to the horizontal […]

How to implement an expiration date in an Xcelisus dashboard?

Here is an Xcelsius/Excel trick that allows you, the developer, to set a validity period on a dashboard. This is great for sharing demos or giving a potential client an evaluation period. 1. Setup your Excel file as follows

The Scale of the Universe – Interactive Infograph

Click Play Use the slider to Interact Turn you speakers ON for added effect 🙂 No, it’s not created using Xcelsius!

Comparison of Qlikview and Xcelsius

In this article I would like to write about my experiences with both Qlikview and Xcelsius which I hope will give you a better understanding of which product you may want to go with. Visual Appeal In this category, Xcelsius in my opinion wins hands down.  The charts, gauges, dropdowns, etc have much more of […]

Barack Obamas Inaugural Speech: The Future Begins

Great visualization of Barack Obama’s Inaugural Speech Word Cloud. Click here for the Interactive Visualization.