I have an advanced XML chart that displays duration in seconds on axis Y.
Sometimes, when the values are high, axis labels become difficult to interpret:
Can I set the labels in human-readable format, in appropriate value range, like this:
So far I've just set the axis type as
to have duration converted to epoch time (starting from 1970-10-01).
However for big duration values my workaround doesn't look very well since full date timestamps are included into label markers for the bottom and top values on the Y-axis.
Is there any way to configure a label convertor for the proper time scale?
In the search, where you are calculating the duration, can you add
| fieldformat timeVariable = tostring(timeVariable,"duration")
I don't know if this will help on the chart in advanced XML, but it would make the durations look better in a table...
I don't think there is a way to use one representation (such as epoch time) for the data values and a different (though corresponding) representation for the scale... if fieldformat doesn't do it, then I don't know what will.
As for the tabular data, yes, I've already done so.
But still looking for a solution on axis labels...