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Column Chart Reports

Table 149. Availability - Legacy plans


Wrike's Reports column charts show the number of tasks or projects that meet the criteria you select in the Report Builder.

Each column chart has two groupings to divide your data into columns (grouping one) and then to further divide those columns into segments (grouping two).


On Enterprise accounts, the types of users who are allowed to use this functionality may differ due to user types settings.

Best practices

Column charts are best used when you need to:

  • View a count of the number of tasks or projects which meet specified criteria and see that data in a simple view.

  • Compare the number of tasks or projects within a specified grouping at a glance.

Use column charts to:

  • Monitor project progress by the project owner. You can see how many projects each owner has and what the statuses of their projects are.

  • Track task progress by the assignee. Stay up to date with how much each assignee has on their plate and the statuses of their tasks.

Undefined columns

Undefined data refers to task or project attributes that don't have data entered for that attribute. For example, a task without a designated start date would have undefined start date data.

If you create a column chart, add a grouping. There are tasks or projects that match the report criteria but have undefined data for the selected grouping, and then a column (or segment) is added to the chart to capture those tasks.

For example, if a project report is grouped by a custom field and the project doesn’t have data entered for that custom field, then it appears in the Undefined column or segment. There's also a None column used when there are tasks without an assignee or projects without a project owner.

Customize column chart report

Flip the axis of a chart


If you need more room to see your columns, you can flip your the axis of your chart and view the chart horizontally instead of vertically. To do this:

  1. Click the three-dot menu icon in the upper-right corner of the chart. 1

  2. Select Flip axis. 2

View segments as columns


If you need to compare segments side by side as columns, you can turn segments into columns. To do this:

  1. Click the three-dot menu icon in the upper-right corner of the chart. 1

  2. Select Side by side view. 2

Hide segments from view


Hide some segments to simplify your view and see only certain segments at one time.

To do this, from the chart’s key located at the top-left of the column chart, click a segment title 1 to hide or view that segment on the chart.

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