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Set Chart Options

You can modify the aesthetics of a chart in Instaview by clicking Chart Options in the Properties panel in View mode. These options enable you to define how to display a chart; change a chart's colors, add a legend, and more. You can also access the Chart Options dialog box by clicking More actions and options on the --check--Analyzer toolbar and choose Chart Options.

General

Option Description
Background Fill type defines the background color of the chart and the specific fill colors used. A Gradient will result in a gradual color transition in the fill color. Choose the color you want from the available color pickers (Fill Color, End Color) You can choose not to have a fill color (None), or choose a single background color (Solid).
Labels Allows you to choose a font type, size, formatting, and color of the labels in your chart.
Domain Limit Allows you to adjust the number of values that are laid on the report.

Axis

Option Description
Primary Axis: Auto Range When selected, allows you to define the range shown on the primary axis.
Primary Axis: Scale Allows you to choose the scale used on the primary axis.
Primary Axis: (Scatter and Column-Line Combo charts only) Auto Range When selected, allows you to define the range shown on the secondary axis.
Secondary Axis: Scale Allows you to choose the scale used on the secondary axis.

Legend

Option Description
Show Legend Allows you to enable to disable the legend display.
Position Allows you to choose the placement (Top, Right, Bottom, Left) of the legend on the chart.
Background Color Allows you to choose a background color for the legend.
Font Allows you to set the font type, size, format, and color associated with your legend.

Other

Option Description
Multi-Charts Allows you to define the number of charts that display per row, when using the Multi-Charts feature, and the axis range for the charts.
Size By Measure Define how to treat negative values
Empty Cell Treatment (Line and Area charts only) Choose how to define the way points with no value appear.