Christmas Lights with Xcelsius

This post shows how to create Christmas lights in Xcelsius by using just a couple components. The two components used in this example are the Push Button and Play Control component. Just five formulas were written in the spreadsheet to alternate the colors and create “blinking lights”. These formulas are all based on the Data […]

How to create a Radar animation using Xcelsius?

In this post, Reportapalooza challenge contestant and an Xcelsius Expert, Joshua Tapley gives away his trick about how he created the Radar simulation in the “The UFO Tracker” using out of box Xcelsius components. Check out this MyXcelsius exclusive Xcelsius trick.

Cool Stuff: Film Reel Countdown and Radar Simulation using Xcelsius

Here is a cool trick in Xcelsius to create a Film Reel Countdown Animation and also a Radar Simulation. Source code coming soon, before that, I wanted to ask, How would you do it?

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