Stacked Bar and Column Chart display improvements (September 24, 2019)


  • Users can now show data labels on both stacked and 100% stacked bar and column charts.
  • Stacked bar and column charts now display the percentages of each section of the stack.***

Minor Updates

Data Ingress & Updates

  • Resolved an issue where error messages were not being properly displayed when adding multi polygon columns to datasets that already had location columns defined.

Dataset Management

  • Resolved an issue where in-dataset searches were not completing before the timeout.


  • Resolved an issue where the vertical Quick Filter Bar automatically collapsed when it was clicked within Stories. 
  • Resolved an issue in which Stories were unable to be printed while in Edit mode.


  • Updated the Quick Filter Bar so that it is always expanded by default.
  • Updated HTML embeds to use the new vertical layout for the Quick Filter Bar.
  • Resolved an issue where chart legends were rendering on top of the Quick Filter Bar.
  • Resolved an issue where the "Return to asset" link on the Edit Metadata page led to the wrong location.
  • Resolved styling issues affecting the info pane on asset primer and visualization canvas pages.
  • Resolved an issue where localization settings weren't being retained when creating a new visualization.
  • Resolved an issue where drill down hierarchy breadcrumbs were displaying API field names instead of column names.

Coming Soon! 

Expected release - 2 weeks

  • Users now have the ability to filter charts and maps by spatial lens regions to zero in on data located within specific region boundaries.
  • Users will soon have the ability to create a calendar visualization to display basic event information at a monthly view.***
  • Existing links in site headers and footers to the Socrata Terms and Conditions will be replaced with links to the Tyler Privacy Policy and End User Agreement. Users will need to acknowledge the Tyler Privacy Policy and End User Agreement one time upon login.

Expected release - 1 month

  • When a user creates a Story, they will be provided recommended templates to jump-start their Story creation. 
  • The creation of reports through Report Builder will be disabled by October 31, 2019. Reports will remain accessible but read-only.

Legend: *** client-requested functionality

Curious about other areas of the platform? Visit our Performance or SCGC release notes for more! Or give us a shout at with questions or ideas.

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