Bubble Matrix

In this tutorial, we’ll demonstrate how to draw a Bubble Matrix in Glimpse to visualize

First, add in the data by downloading or copying the data from here.

Then, under Visual > Mark in the Inspector panel, set the Mark Type to Circle.


Drag the nominal field Region into the X encoding to set the categories in the columns.


Then, drag the other nominal field Cosmetic Product into the Y encoding to set the categories in the rows.


After, drag the quantitative field Sales into the Size encoding to vary the area of the circles in proportion to the values in the field.


To enlargen the circles, go Visual > Encoding > Scale > Range > Values ** and press the **+ button twice. Have the top value as 0 pt and the bottom value as 5000 pt.


Finally, drag the Region field into the Color encoding to vary the color of the circles based on the 4 regional catgories.


This concludes this tutorial on drawing a Bubble Matrix. If you want to further customize your chart, please read the documentation.