Axis Properties

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The Axis Properties tab defines the appearance of the selected axis. The axis title is stored in the conceptual model; everything else is stored in the template.

 

Axis Title Text Box

 

Axis Title:The title to display for the axis.

 

Font:The font to use for drawing the axis title.

 

General

 

Line Style:The appearance of the axis line (thickness, draw style, color).

 

Cross <A, B> At:The location of the axis line relative to the other two axis lines. By default, all three axis cross at 0%, meaning the origin will be at the minimum value for all three axes. The cross point is stored as a percentage of the axis being crossed.

 

Shrink to Extents:Whether or not the end points of each axis occurs at a whole number, based on the current display settings. For example, an axis that ranges from 0.2 to 9.7 might change to 0.0 to 10.0 when this option is disabled.

 

Major Ticks

 

This controls the appearance of the tick marks at each labeled division on the axis line. Multiple styles are supported.

 

Style:The appearance of the tick line (thickness, draw style, color).

 

Length:The length of the tick line, in pixels.

 

Position:The position of the tick mark relative to the axis line (no tick, cross over, position inside, position outside).

 

Division:The desired number of labeled divisions on the axis line. The actual number might be different depending on the current range of the axis.

 

Minor Ticks

 

This controls the appearance of the tick marks at each sub-division on the axis line. Multiple styles are supported.

 

Style:The appearance of the tick line (thickness, draw style, color).

 

Length:The length of the tick line, in pixels.

 

Position:The position of the tick mark relative to the axis line (no tick, cross over, position inside, position outside).

 

Division:The desired number of sub-divisions on the axis line. The actual number might be different depending on the current range of the axis.

 

Label Format

 

This controls how labeled divisions on the axis line are formatted.

 

Font:The font to use for drawing labels.

 

Position:The position of the label relative to the axis line (none, outside, inside).

 

Format:The numeric display format (automatic, numeric, scientific).

 

Decimal Digits:The desired number of digits or decimal places for labels. The exact behavior of this option depends on the chosen label format.