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I don't know whether the data explorer was created for SOFU, obviously if it wasn't this is impractical. Would it be possible to add an option to display the results as a chart?

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+1 totally my vision is to have charts. – waffles Jun 17 '10 at 22:00
or – Greg Bray Jun 18 '10 at 20:01
or even , it is open source now and this would be a super welcome contribution – waffles Jun 23 '10 at 8:21
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There's some preliminary graphing support that waffles added that will be triggered on certain result sets. Check out an example query and click the Graph tab in the result pane to see a basic line graph of the results.

For more complex graphing purposes, using the added URL functionality that ldolon mentioned is the way to go for now, but I imagine that the native graphing support will be extended in the future.

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Very cool! I did not know about this. – jadarnel27 Jan 10 '12 at 17:45

Actually, If there was a feature that let you add "Magic columns" with arbitrary URLs then you could use the to create charts and graphs.


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URLs are now supported in the output data, so as @GragBray suggested you can use Google Chart API to create links to the charts. Check the following (simple and silly) example:

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