Gauge

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import panel as pn

pn.extension('echarts')

The Gauge is a value indicator providing a visual representation of a value as a gauge or speed-o-meter. The Gauge is rendered using the ECharts library so when working in the notebook, ensure you load ‘echarts’ in pn.extension.

Parameters:

For layout and styling related parameters see the customization user guide.

  • annulus_width (int, default=10): Width of the gauge annulus.

  • bounds (tuple, default=(0, 100)): The upper and lower bound of the dial.

  • colors (list): Color thresholds for the Gauge, specified as a list of tuples of the fractional threshold and the color to switch to.

  • custom_opts (dict): Additional options to pass to the ECharts Gauge definition.

  • end_angle (float or int, default=-45) Angle at which the gauge ends.

  • format str(str, default=’{value}%’): Formatting string for the value indicator.

  • num_splits (int, default=10): Number of splits along the gauge.

  • show_ticks (boolean, default=True): Whether to show ticks along the dials.

  • show_labels (boolean, default=True): Whether to show tick labels along the dials.

  • start_angle (float or int, default=225): Angle at which the gauge starts.

  • tooltip_format (str, default=’{b} : {c}%’): Formatting string for the hover tooltip.

  • title_size (int, default=18): Size of title font.

  • value (float or int, default=25): Value to indicate on the gauge a value within the declared bounds.


The simplest form of a Gauge just requires setting a value which must be within the bounds. The default formatter and bounds assume you are providing a percentage:

pn.indicators.Gauge(name='Failure Rate', value=10, bounds=(0, 100))

If we want to display some other value such as the revolutions per minute of an engine we can set a different bounds value and override the format. Additionally we may also provide a different set of colors defining the threshold points at which the color should change as a fraction of the provided bounds. The colors accepts a list of tuples defining the fractions and the color:

pn.indicators.Gauge(
    name='Engine', value=2500, bounds=(0, 3000), format='{value} rpm',
    colors=[(0.2, 'green'), (0.8, 'gold'), (1, 'red')]
)
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