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SAP Design studio Styling charts

May 09, 2017 at 03:49 AM


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Hi Experts,

I was wondering whether we can use CSS style sheet for creating Bar charts and Pie charts in a Glossy or shiny style in SAP Design studio. I know we can do it in Webi reports by selecting Bar effects as Glossy for bar and other charts but not sure in Design studio.

I tried to search lot on scn and online but no luck.

Any help will be much appreciated.


Sandeep Potharaj

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Mustafa Bensan May 09, 2017 at 07:42 AM

Hi Sandeep,

You should explore the chart CSS classes to find the appropriate ones to override, as per the technique described in the following post:

You may also find the following blogs useful for learning about CSS techniques:

All of that being said, can you clarify the business requirement for applying a glossy or shiny finish to charts? This is not a best practice and does not add any value for interpreting the information.



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Hi Mustafa,

I strongly agree with what you are saying. What I believe is that shiny charts are just a noise.

We are trying to do a POC for dashboard and needs to make it bit colourful.





You can still make the charts "colourful" without adding effects :) Even if you are conducting a POC I would suggest that focusing on effectively presenting the data is more important than applying gloss :)



Sandeep Potharaj May 11, 2017 at 06:49 AM

Thanks Mustafa for passing the info.

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