Latest developments on our data communication solution.
New indicator: CDC Wonder: Motor Vehicle Accidents.
New data set: USDA Food Access Research Atlas 2015, for census tract.
New data set: BLS Occupational Employment Statistics.
Drawing the x-axis of various charts now includes major and minor tick marks, and hover text that shows the label for each tick mark.
Links to Esri maps now always use https.
Links to YouTube videos always suppress YouTube’s showing suggested videos.
The year choices presented when choosing a date range are now always in chronological order.
All ACS indicators now correctly show 5-year estimates for 2011-2015 and 2012-2016, when available.
Rendering a published story with Internet Explorer 11 will no longer sometimes cause a blank page.
Sorting a stacked bar chart in descending order now correctly sorts.
The donut chart now always renders correctly and also shows error data, when available.
The button to show more details about an indicator is now an info icon.
The year filter in the indicator browser now shows only the years available in the indicators.
Quarterly time period labels now render correctly in Firefox.
Pakistani rupees are now labeled as PKR.
“Non-Bank Financial Institutions: Accounts” indicator is now properly represented as a percentage.
Rendering a chart that has been added to a dashboard or a story will no longer sometimes cause a blank chart.
Months are now labeled correctly in a downloaded CSV file.
Census place names are now user-friendly (for example, “Chicago” instead of “Chicago city”).
Maps now render correctly in downloaded PDFs.
When the target location changes, the benchmark choices now correctly sync.
All source dimensions are now present on all BRFSS indicators.
The “No data for this selection” placard no longer temporarily appears when viewing indicators that do have data.
Findex data now renders correctly on a world map.
The radar chart now correctly handles negative values.
Navigation anchors are now consistently referred to as navigation anchors.
In the indicator browser, the indicator cards now always correctly show the available dates.
When the target location changes, filter settings are now preserved.
Story URLs no longer ever contain tokens.
Income dimensions now sort properly.
The Data Library indicator browser “Source” menu now shows both sources and data sets.
New data sets:
USDA Food Environment Atlas 2015, for county and state.
National Survey on Drug Use and Health from SAMHSA.
Global Findex Database 2017 from the World Bank.
Pakistan census data from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Pakistan data from Financial Inclusion Insights.
Quarterly Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Financing from the State Bank of Pakistan.
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Indicators.
Tables in stories no longer cause errors or render as blank spaces.
Repeatedly selecting the same chart type will not cause the chart to grow in size.
Bar charts with custom ordering now always preserve and honor the custom ordering.
The Social Vulnerability Index indicators now show data from any available location.
Line charts now always show labels for the charted data.
Copying a story containing custom data sets will no longer cause errors or render blank spaces.
Donut charts no longer have scrollbars when placed in stories.
Users can now set the maximum height on a chart with two y axes.
Google search results now show text from the story summary.
Benchmarking choices now show states by name, not as “undefined.”
Users can now download a map chart as a PNG.
“Add Chart to Story” list of candidate stories no longer includes stories in the trash.
After you edit a chart by changing the data set, the “Save” button will not disappear.
Charts now correctly handle negative values.
- Added a new chart type for the Data Library: radar chart (aka spider chart).
CSV files can now be downloaded from a map chart.
Renamed “country” to “nation" to avoid confusion with "county."
Renamed “Combined CBSA” to “Combined Statistical Area."
“Select Neighboring Counties” now works for all counties.
Download PNG and CSV functionality is now present when editing a chart inside a story.
Data Library charts no longer have scrollbars when embedded in SquareSpace.
“About this Indicator” card now only shows a “More…” link if there is more information available.
After providing a custom ordering for chart labels, the ordering now persists. Changing the custom ordering will not cause the old ordering to reset.
Grouped bar chart x-axis label is now the name of the displayed dimension.
Y-axis measure label no longer overlaps the y-axis legend labels.
Data Library charts do not have scrollbars when placed in stories.
It is now possible to clone a story containing a Data Library chart.
Long legend labels now wrap instead of truncating.
“About this Indicator” now shows correct metadata.
Data library charts can now be edited directly after they have been placed in stories.
Data library charts now support showing multiple dimensions—such as different races, or different age groups, or different income levels—on a single chart.
Data library charts now support error bars (when error data is available).
The data library has been reorganized: indicator names are now more natural, and dimensions are properly structured. All of the old data and metadata is still present, and existing stories will work as-is with no changes.
Added a new chart type for the data library: full-featured table.
Added a new chart type for the data library: grouped bar chart.
American Community Survey (ACS) data is now current through 2016.
ACS data now has full geographical resolution—down to census tract.
ACS data now includes 1-year estimates along with 5-year estimates.
Rate measures no longer allow choice of donut chart.
Opioid chart titles no longer have extraneous words.
Selecting responses on BRFSS indicators that have more complex options than yes/no now works as expected.
Map legend is easier to read.
Control over chart axis labels are now part of the chart, not part of sharing.
Charts in stories now grow vertically to fill allotted space.
Chart y-axis now has unit labels.
Indicator metadata now informs choice of chart types.
Map timeline no longer overlaps legend on mobile.
When the x-axis of a line chart is a date, users can now chart multiple lines.
Animation speed is now faster.
“Add chart to story” is now highlighted on the UI as the primary workflow.
If users choose a combination of dimensions and location that have no observations, they will see a message indicating that there is no data for that combination.
Downloaded library CSV files no longer use internal LiveStories encodings.
Barbell, heat, and bubble charts now show benchmarks.
Line charts using county data can now benchmark against the U.S. value.
Number formatting is now consistent across chart types.
Highlight now highlights the label and the bar, not just the bar.
Initial map view now zooms to show all compared cities.
Map legend color choices and viewed data now match.
Bar charts now support highlighting multiple bars.