A tornado chart ranks the importance of the simulation inputs (parameters) on a specified output (at a specified timepoint). The rank coefficient for each input is represented by a horizontal bar with a value between -1 and 1, ordered from highest to lowest contribution to the output variability.
The tornado chart is a tool in sensitivity analysis and can only be created after a probabilistic simulation or a sensitivity analysis has been performed.
Tornado charts can help you:
From the results window (Recommended)
From the charts window
Some properties can be changed directly by using the controls below the chart. For a tornado chart there are controls for:
To change other properties either right-click the chart in the charts window and select Edit, or double-click the chart, or click the button in the title bar.
The chart editor has two tabs:
This screen let you edit properties such as name and axes, that are common to most charts. Please see editing chart properties for more information.