Unit formats reference

Introduced in GitLab 12.9.

You can select units to format your charts by adding format to your axis configuration.

Numbers

For generic data, numbers are formatted according to the current locale.

Formats: number

Examples:

Data Displayed
10 1
1000 1,000
1000000 1,000,000

Percentage

For percentage data, format numbers in the chart with a % symbol.

Formats supported: percent, percentHundred

Examples:

Format Data Displayed
percent 0.5 50%
percent 1 100%
percent 2 200%
percentHundred 50 50%
percentHundred 100 100%
percentHundred 200 200%

Duration

For time durations, format numbers in the chart with a time unit symbol.

Formats supported: milliseconds, seconds

Examples:

Format Data Displayed
milliseconds 10 10ms
milliseconds 500 100ms
milliseconds 1000 1000ms
seconds 10 10s
seconds 500 500s
seconds 1000 1000s

Digital (Metric)

Converts a number of bytes using metric prefixes. It scales to use the unit that’s the best fit.

Formats supported:

  • decimalBytes
  • kilobytes
  • megabytes
  • gigabytes
  • terabytes
  • petabytes

Examples:

Format Data Displayed
decimalBytes 1 1B
decimalBytes 1000 1kB
decimalBytes 1000000 1MB
kilobytes 1 1kB
kilobytes 1000 1MB
kilobytes 1000000 1GB
megabytes 1 1MB
megabytes 1000 1GB
megabytes 1000000 1TB

Digital (IEC)

Converts a number of bytes using binary prefixes. It scales to use the unit that’s the best fit.

Formats supported:

  • bytes
  • kibibytes
  • mebibytes
  • gibibytes
  • tebibytes
  • pebibytes

Examples:

Format Data Displayed
bytes 1 1B
bytes 1024 1KiB
bytes 1024 * 1024 1MiB
kibibytes 1 1KiB
kibibytes 1024 1MiB
kibibytes 1024 * 1024 1GiB
mebibytes 1 1MiB
mebibytes 1024 1GiB
mebibytes 1024 * 1024 1TiB