This slide displays an animation of the View Results page in Quick Start mode. A table is shown for the query Grade 8, Reading, Student classified as limited English Proficient, and Gender for National Public jurisdiction and years 1998, 2002, and 2003. The cursor moves to select the "I want results in a graphic" radio button, then the Create a Graph window appears.
Creating graphics involves selecting criteria. To graph a table, start by clicking "graphic." The Create a Graph window will pop up.
This slide displays the Create a Graph window for the previous query. The cursor moves to select the Year group, which expands. The cursor then moves to select years 1998, 2002, and 2003. Next, the cursor selects the Options group, which expands, and then selects "Generate graph for each jurisdiction." The graph preview display updates with a different graphing style appropriate for each selection. The cursor moves to select the Get Graph button, the Create a Graph window disappears, and the graph is drawn. Finally, the cursor moves over the key, lines and nodes of the graph demonstrating data appearing at each point on the generated interactive graphic.
Define your graphic on the popup window. Select at least one criterion wherever the red arrow indicates. Sometimes multiple selections are possible. When enough variables are selected, the Preview panel will display the kind of graphic that will be produced. When enough selections are made, click "Get Graph." Mouse over data points or click on symbols in the legend in order to display numbers.
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