Overlay views compare one data set (also called a series) over multiple time frames. As an example, you can use an Overlay view to monitor one meter comparing week-over-week consumption.
To create an Overlay view:
1: In Explore, click New View on the right side menu
2: On the VIEW tab, Type already defaults to OVERLAY. Select a graph style (line, area, column bar, mixed, or table)
The TIME tab RESOLUTION is the interval of the data displayed. The RANGE is the time frame of the graph.
3: On the TIME tab, select a RESOLUTION (1/4 HR, HR, DAY, WK, or MO)
4: Select a RANGE (DAY, WEEK, MONTH, YEAR)
5: Select two or more DATES for comparison (absolute or relative)
6: On DATA tab, choose a measure, units, type, and meter
7: Click RENAME SERIES, enter a name, and save
For an Overlay view, you can only choose one data series.
8: On VIEW tab, click SAVE VIEW AS, enter a name, and save
Dialog box to save new view