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The Trend Dot plugin has been deprecated and is no longer maintained.


Trend Dot

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Grafana Trend Dot (UNSUPPORTED)

A trend dot panel for Grafana.

This plugin is unsupported. Please try the status dot plugin instead.

Trend Dot Panel


This panel shows a dot for each series, where each dot is colored based on the percentage change between the first and last values of that series. This is is useful if you want to monitor a collection of values as they change over time. Options for this panel include variable radius, precision and units (for the tooltip) and color thresholds for the percentage change.


This panel should work with the following data sources: Graphite


Docker is an easy way to spin-up an instance of Grafana. With docker installed, run the following command in the directory containing the plugin; this will expose the local plugin on your machine to the Grafana container so you can test it out.

docker run -it -v $PWD:/var/lib/grafana/plugins/trend_dot -p 3000:3000 --name grafana.docker grafana/grafana

Now do this...

# Install development packages
npm install

Install the grunt-cli

sudo npm install -g grunt-cli

Compile into dist/


Restart Grafana to see it

docker restart grafana.docker

Watch for changes (requires refresh)

grunt watch

Use grunt test to run the Jasmine tests for the plugin; and grunt eslint to check for style issues. Note that the plugin controller isn't tested because it depends on Grafana native libraries, which aren't available outside of Grafana.


For bugs and new features, open an issue and we'll take a look. If you want to contribute to the plugin, you're welcome to submit a pull request - just make sure grunt runs without errors first.

Installing Trend Dot on Grafana Cloud:

For more information, visit the docs on plugin installation.