Composition Dashboard

This solution extends the functionality of the product ConceptDraw PRO.

Composition Dashboard uses a single screen to integrate the Composition Charts and Indicators as Pie Charts, Divided Bar Charts, Double Divided Bar Charts, Horizontal Divided Bar Indicator, Vertical Divided Bar Indicator and Mini Pie Chart Indicator.


The samples you see on this page were obtained by connecting a sample data source to templates from the Composition Dashboard solution, to demonstrate some of the solution's capabilities and the results you can achieve.

These documents are vector graphic documents, created in ConceptDraw PRO using ConceptDraw Live Objects technology. They are available for modifying, reviewing and/or converting to many different formats, such as MS PowerPoint, PDF file, MS Visio, and many other graphic ones from the ConceptDraw Solution Park or ConceptDraw STORE. The Composition Dashboard solution is available to all ConceptDraw PRO users to get installed and used while working in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and drawing software.

You can download sample data sources for all dashboards to see how changes made to data effect dashboard appearance.

Example 1: Composition Dashboard — Website Dashboard

This sample was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Composition Dashboard solution, and demonstrates the solution's capabilities and the results you can achieve using this solution. All the charts on this page change automatically when the data source changes.

This website performance dashboard contains three pie charts and one double divided bar chart. The pie charts show the percentage composition of feedback, traffic sources and daily visitors by countries. The double divided bar chart shows the percentage composition of traffic from social networks in the last and current year.

Composition Dashboard — Website Dashboard



Meet ConceptDraw Visual Dashboards

What I need to get started

Both ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and drawing software and the Composition Dashboard solution can help creating the visual dashboard you need. The Composition Dashboard solution can be found in the Dashboards area of ConceptDraw STORE application that can be downloaded from this site. Make sure that both ConceptDraw PRO and ConceptDraw STORE applications are installed on your computer before you get started.

How to install

After ConceptDraw STORE and ConceptDraw PRO are downloaded and installed, you can install the Composition Dashboard solution from the ConceptDraw STORE.

Composition Dashboard solution - Install

Start using

To make sure that you are doing it all right, use the pre-designed symbols from the stencil libraries from the solution to make your drawings look smart and professional. Also, the pre-made examples from this solution can be used as drafts so your own drawings can be based on them. Using the samples, you can always change their structures, colors and data.

Composition Dashboard solution - Start Using

What is Composition Dashboard?

Composition Dashboard uses a single screen to integrate the Composition Charts and Indicators as
  • Pie Charts
  • Divided Bar Charts
  • Double Divided Bar Charts
  • Horizontal Divided Bar Indicator
  • Two Columns Indicator
  • Vertical Divided Bar Indicator
  • Mini Pie Chart Indicator

The libraries Composition Charts and Composition Indicators consist of Live Objects, the special shapes that can change their appearance depending on the external data.

Why to use Composition Charts and Indicators?

Each Composition Chart or Indicator displays your source data to visually communicate Composition Comparison.

Composition Comparison includes three tasks comparison of a percentage of:

  • each component to the total,
  • the components within a single total,
  • the components between a few totals.

You can include Composition Charts and Indicators into your business or technical dashboards to visually communicate the relationship among the components of each total, and to compare the components of a few totals.

Composition Comparison

«In a component comparison, we are interested primarily in showing the size of each part as a percentage of the total.<…> Any time your message contains words such as share, percentage of total, accounted for X percent, you can be sure you’re dealing with a component comparison.»

Gene Zelazny
Say It With Charts: The Executive's Guide to Visual Communication
4th Edition
McGraw-Hill | 2001. P. 21.

To visualize Composition Comparison you can use Pie and Donut Charts and Indicators, Bar and Stacked Column Charts, and Divided Bar Charts and Indicators.