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Why is the Y-achsis of my cummulative workflow diagramm not equally distributed?

Kathrin I'm New Here Jun 10, 2022

Hello :)

The Y-achsis of my diagramm is not equally distributed and therefore distorts the message. It looks like the progress is much worse than it actually is (done: 59/75 -> There should be a lot more green) Is there a way that i can change this view? Unbenannt.PNG

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Hi @Kathrin -- Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

Atlassian's interpretation of a Cumulative Flow Diagram (CFD) draws the data based upon the currently viewed date/time range and filter. 

  • So it only draws the bands correctly and in proportion to count/time when all possible data is displayed
  • As soon as you zoom in or filter, the proportions are incorrect.  The chart does not perform the math to find the correct y-intercept and y-maximum for all of the data to display the currently focused region of display.  (Imagine this as a window view of a much larger chart.)

If you need an accurate CFD your options are to:

  • export your data and build your own CFD based on issue history
  • investigate the Atlassian Marketplace for addon reporting or dashboard gadgets

Kind regards,

Kathrin I'm New Here Jun 12, 2022

Hello @Bill Sheboy

thank you for your reply :)

That was really helpful.


Kind regards, 


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