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Use the bubble motion chart to investigate how municipal debt has changed over time.
Instructions:  Watch the Investigating Municipal Debt of California Counties video, which outlines the basic functionality of the visualization app and provides one example visualization.
  • Select your X,Y axis variables using the listboxes on the X and Y axis
  • Bubbles can be symbolized by selecting fields that change the color and size of the bubbles  on the right of the graph
  • Linear or logartithmic scales can be used by selecting Lin or Log  along the X and Y axis.  Log scale is recommended.
  • Click the play button and move the time slider to see debt patterns change over time.  Trails can be enabled to track the path.
​***NOTE CAFR  categories data is in thousands***