Charticulator for Dummies

A graphical tool for developing complex chart designs in minutes that can be exported as custom visuals directly to Power BI. Too good to be true? Maybe, but Charticulator is still an amazing bit of kit and to be fair it’s primarily intended to produce charts for the Web not for Power BI.

Charticulator is developed by Microsoft Research which means some very smart people worked on it and though there are plenty of tutorial examples as a lesser mortal I struggled a bit to understand how everything worked. So I’m sharing a very basic example here which explains the issues that confused me. In a separate post I’ll talk about how the export to Power BI and whether it really works. Continue reading “Charticulator for Dummies”