Sankey Diagram

Sankey Diagram

Customize a Sankey diagram

Use the Format menu to customize a Sankey diagram. The menu has panels for the following settings.


Choose whether to show labels and tooltips.


If you choose not to use colors in the diagram, all links appear in the same color. If you opt to use colors in the diagram, select one of the following color modes.


Use a different color for each link. Colors are determined using source_field values from the query.


Use color_field values from the query to show links in different shades between the minimum and maximum color.

Specify minimum and maximum colors and the number of bins for search results.


Toggle legend display for the visualization.


The following link configuration options are available.

Self-referential links

A → A

You can opt to show self-referential links, which have the same source and target category.

Backwards links

B → A

You can show backwards links in flows that go from a source to a target and then back to the source. If you show backwards links, you can select a solid or dashed style for the link portion going from target to source.

Last modified on 12 August, 2016
Visualization components   Add a Sankey diagram to a dashboard

This documentation applies to the following versions of Sankey Diagram: 1.0.0, 1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.5.0, 1.6.0

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