Editing Main Chart Dialog Box (Display Options Dialog Box)

This dialog box enables you to configure the look and feel of your graph as well as its title and the format of the data.

To access

View > Display Options > Advanced button

See also

Display Options Dialog Box

Series Tab (Editing MainChart Dialog Box)

This page enables you to control the appearance of the individual points plotted in the graph.

UI Element Description
Format tab Set the border color, line color, pattern, and invert property for the lines or bars in your graph.
Point tab Set the size, color, and shape of the points that appear within your line graph.
General tab Select the type of cursor, the format of the axis values, and show/hide settings for the horizontal and vertical axes.
Marks tab Configure the format for each point in the graph.

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Chart Tab (Editing MainChart Dialog Box)

This tab enables you to configure the look and feel of your entire graph.

UI Element Description
Series tab

Select the graph style (for example, bar or line), the hide/show settings, line and fill color, and the title of the series.

General tab Select options for print preview, export, margins, scrolling, and magnification.
Axis tab Select which axes to show, as well as their scales, titles, ticks, and position.
Titles tab Set the title of the graph, its font, background color, border, and alignment.
Legend tab Set all legend related settings, such as position, fonts, and divider lines.
Panel tab Show the background panel layout of the graph. You can modify its color, set a gradient option, or specify a background image.
Paging tab Set all page related settings, such as amount of data per page, scale, and page numbering. These settings are relevant when the graph data exceeds a single page.
Walls tab Set colors for the walls of 3-dimensional graphs.
3D Select the 3-dimensional settings, offset, magnification, and rotation angle for the active graph.

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Export tab

Enables you to store the current graph to an image file in the format of your choice—BMP, JPG, or EMF. You can also export the graph's data to HTML, Excel, or XML.

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Print tab

Enables you to print only the graph itself without the legend and other data such as the User Notes.

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