Configure and generate the Describe a Pie Chart narrative

Now you'll configure the Describe a Pie Chart App to describe the pie chart on Page 2 of the Power BI report, which shows Sales by Product.

  1. In the Power BI report, go to Page 2.

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  2. Expand the Visualizations pane and add the Arria for Power BI add-in to the page.

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  3. With the add-in selected, expand the Fields pane and select the data fields illustrated in the pie chart (Product and Sales).

    pbi-select-pie-chart-data.png

    Tip

    Alternatively, to create an instance of the Arria add-in that is pre-populated with the same fields as one of your charts, make a copy of the chart visualization and convert it to the Arria for Power BI chart type.

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  4. Sign in to your Arria account, then select NLG Apps.

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  5. On the Tell me about your data page, in the Sales field, change the Entity type to Currency, and in the Unit field enter USD.

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  6. Scroll to the top of the wizard and click Next.

  7. On the Select an NLG App page, scroll down and select the Describe a Pie Chart app.

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  8. Scroll to the top of the wizard and click Next.

  9. On the Select narrative length page, select Important things.

    You see a preview of the configured narrative.

    pbi-preview-pie-chart-narrative.png

  10. Click Generate Text to see the full pie chart narrative.

    Describe a Pie Chart

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    Click on individual segments of the pie chart to see how the narrative changes.

  11. Now try configuring the Describe a Line Chart app to describe the line chart on Page 2 of the sample report.

    Describe a Line Chart

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Note

Refer to the NLG Apps reference for more information on configuring each field of the wizard.