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Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

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I ran this search:

.....| chart  count by TYPE | addcoltotals labelfield=total 

and got these results:

type    count     total
a         2
b         2
c         2          
          6       total

I visualized the above result in a bar chart, but the total field does not have any name to it like a or b or c .....is there any way that the bar chart can have a name called total?

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Re: Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

SplunkTrust
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Try something like this

your base search | chart count by TYPE | addcoltotals | eval TYPE=coalesce(TYPE,"total")

OR

your base search | chart count by TYPE | appendpipe [| stats sum(count) as count | eval TYPE="total"]

Updated
Total as separate series/column

  your base search | chart count by TYPE | eventstats sum(count) as total
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Re: Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

Builder

Hi Somesh,

I tried using the above two searches but none of them gave me name on the bar graph ,the second search adds all total and again adds the total with the above count.

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Re: Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

SplunkTrust
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Both the search should give an output like this

type count
a         2
b         2
c         2 
total   6

Both column and bar chart gives me a bar/column with name total. I guess you're talking about the legend where the name of series is only count. If you want to have total as separate series, try the updated answer.

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| chart count by MESSAGE_TYPE | addcoltotals labelfield=total |fillnull value=TOTAL |fields- total

this worked...the updated query gives a separate column total and each row is having the the total

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Re: Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

Motivator

hi,

try like this:

your base search | chart count by TYPE |addcoltotals labelfield=TOTAL label=Total
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Re: Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

Builder

This is same as the search i typed and the result is the same,,when I see the bar graph I cannot see the name for it

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Re: Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

Hi vrmandadi,

Try with fillnull command to have a name for it like follow in your bar graph

 .....| chart  count by TYPE | addcoltotals labelfield=total |fillnull value=TOTAL

Or you can try:

.....| chart  count by TYPE | addcoltotals labelfield=TYPE label=total

View solution in original post

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Re: Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

Builder

thanks a lot the first query worked just with a small change

chart count by TYPE | addcoltotals labelfield=total |fillnull value=TOTAL |fields -total

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Re: Can we name the addcoltotals field in a bar chart?

Thanks vrmandadi,

I see that you sent me also points. You could also do it by just vote has left my response

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