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Chart Appearance

Each of the Chart formats provided on the system - Model View, Time Series, 2D Bar Chart, 3D Bar-Chart, Heat Map and Pie Chart - has a default appearance, but you can modify this appearance to better suit the information you are presenting. You can, for example, change the:

  • Configuration
  • Direction of shading
  • Orientation
  • Use of a legend or key
  • Color and intensity and/or
  • Position of labels, if you choose to display them

The options vary between the Chart types, and are described separately.

Access

Select a Chart element on a diagram or in the Project Browser, then use any of the methods outlined here to open the chart element's 'Properties' dialog.

On the chart element's 'Properties' dialog, display the 'Appearance' tab.

Ribbon

Design > Element > Manage > Properties > Appearance

Menu

Element | Properties | Appearance

Context Menu

Right-click on Element |Properties | Appearance

Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt + Enter  | Appearance

Other

Double-click on Element | Appearance

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