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Display button

This page helps you to understand the various possibilities to display results on SPARQL query service. The query example page contains many good examples you can try!

After running a query, you can choose with the "Display" button which result view you want to display. Depending on your query and the data type, some of the views will be available.

Table (default)[edit]

Shows the result data as table. It is the default view for results and can display every data type.

Will map every variable from the SPARQL select clause to a formatted table column.

Image Grid[edit]

Image Grid Try Out

Shows the result data as a grid with images.

Every grid item has a big picture and opens the gallery when clicking on it.

Contents an item is the formatted row data.

Variable Data Type Mapping Description
* Commons Media Grid Item Image columns will create a grid item.

Rows containing no image will be ignored.


Shows the result data as map with Open Street Map data.

Variable Data Type Mapping Description
* Coordinate Map Marker Columns will create a marker on the map.

Content of that marker is the formatted row data.

?layer Map Marker Layer Creates a colored map layer that allows filtering.

Line, Bar, Scatter and Area Chart[edit]

Shows one of these chart types.

Variable Data Type Mapping Description
* Number





First will be X-axis, second Y-axis
* Label Category / Legend Item (optional) Will only be used after the above are mapped
* Label Storyboard / Animation (optional) Will only be used after the above are mapped

Bubble Chart[edit]

Bubble Chart Try Out

Shows a bubble chart where the size and the color of the bubble can configured.

When an item is provided a bubble is linked to

Variable Data Type Mapping
* Label Bubble Label
* Number Bubble Size
* Item Bubble Link (optional)
?rgb Color Bubble Color (optional)

Tree Map[edit]

Tree Map Try Out

Shows a zoomable tree map.

Variable Data Type Mapping Description
* Label Label 1st label in a row will be 1st level in tree map.

2nd label will be 2nd level.

3rd label will be 3rd level etc..

* Item Link (optional)


Shows a expandable tree.

Tree Try Out
Variable Data Type Mapping Description
* Item Node ID First item will be a root node the following items in the same row will be nested.
* Label Node Label (optional) Labels will be appended to current node.
* Number Node Label (optional)
* Commons Media Item image


Timeline Try Out

Shows a explorable timeline.

Variable Data Type Mapping Description
* DateTime Item Point in Time

Item End Point in Time

First date in a row sets the item position in the timeline.

If a second date is present a start and end date will be set.

* Commons Media Item image


Dimensions Try Out

Shows dimension and their links.

It also allows filtering them by selecting an axis fraction.

Variable Data Type Mapping Description
* Label Dimension Every column in the result row is mapped to a dimension
* Number
* DateTime


Graph browsing Abraham Lincoln Try Out

Shows an interactive graph that allow hierarchically ordering and exploring items.

Variable Data Type Mapping Description
* Item Node ID First item in a row will have an arrow pointing to the items in the same row
* Label Node Label (optional)
* Commons Media Node Image (optional)
?rgb Color Node Color (optional)
* Number Node Size (optional)
?edgeLabel Label Edge Label (optional)
Graph Try Out

Additional Information[edit]

RDF Data Type Mapping[edit]

RDF Type RDF Data Type Constraint Data Type
URI String starts with
URI String starts with
Commons Media
Literal DateTime
Literal Coordinate

Literal Has no RDF Data Type Label
Literal Has property
Literal String matches


There is special formatting for the following data types:

Data Type Format
Entity Link to

Label is shortened to wd:Qxx

Explore an item (magnify icon)

DateTime MM DD, YYYY

Tooltip shows raw ISO timestamp

Commons Media Link to

Displaying Gallery ( image icon )

Mobile / Responsive[edit]

Result views are made to work on different devices and resolutions. Their appearance may change depending on the space they can use.

Embed Mode[edit]

Result views can be linked or embedded via iframes. You can get the regarding link or code by clicking Link in the above menu. See the difference: link to a query and link to a result or the embed code:

<iframe style="width:80vw; height:50vh;" scrolling="yes" frameborder="0" src="">

Download results[edit]

Download results buttons

There are several ways to export the results of a query.

JSON, TSV and CSV are three different open-standard formats to download the data.

You can also download some of the graphic views as a SVG file: this feature works with all the views except table, image grid, timeline, graph builder, map, and graph.

Default View[edit]

The default view can be change for each SPARQL query by using a comment:


For example: