Rotating

If you are working with 3D charts, you can rotate a chart’s diagram.

This may be required if a chart displays multiple series or data points, and it’s required to change the current rotation angle to view the chart data in detail.

To rotate a chart control, do one of the following:

Hold down the left mouse button on the diagram and drag the mouse pointer.

After holding down the left mouse button, the mouse pointer is changed from to . Then, drag the mouse pointer to rotate the chart.

Use rotation gestures on a touchscreen device.

Touch a 3D chart’s area with two fingers and move them in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction.

Scrolling

Scroll a 2D Chart

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Hold down the left mouse button, and drag it.

After you hold down the left mouse button, the mouse pointer is changed from to . Then drag the mouse pointer to scroll the diagram.

Use scrollbars.

An end-user is able to click a scrollbar arrow, click the scrollbar near the thumb, or drag the thumb and move it.

Use flick gestures on a touchscreen device.

An end-user can scroll a diagram using flick gestures on a touchscreen device.

Use CTRL+ARROW combinations.

When an end-user presses CTRL + LEFT, a chart’s diagram is moved to the left.

When an end-user presses CTRL + UP, a chart’s diagram is moved to the top.

When an end-user presses CTRL + RIGHT, a chart’s diagram is moved to the right.

When an end-user presses CTRL + DOWN, a chart’s diagram is moved to the bottom.

Scroll a 3D Chart

Hold down the mouse wheel button on a chart and drag it.

After you hold down the mouse wheel, the mouse pointer is changed from to . Then drag the mouse pointer to scroll a chart’s diagram.

Use CTRL+ARROW combinations.

Use flick gestures on a touchscreen device.

An end-user can scroll a diagram using flick gestures.

Zooming

Zoom In

To zoom in a chart, do one of the following.

Hold down SHIFT and click.
After you press SHIFT, the mouse pointer is changed to . Then, move the mouse pointer to the chart region to be zoomed into, and click (while holding SHIFT). The magnification factor is 300%.

Press SHIFT and select a region on a diagram.
After you press SHIFT, the mouse pointer is changed to . Then, select a zoomed region by dragging the mouse pointer.

Use the spread gestures on a touchscreen device.

An end-user can zoom in a chart’s diagram performing spread gestures on any device supporting touchscreen.

Use the mouse wheel.
In this case, the magnification factor is 120%.

Zoom Out

To zoom out of a chart, do one of the following.

Hold down ALT and click.
After you press ALT, the mouse pointer is changed to . Then, move the mouse pointer to the region to be zoomed out, and click (while holding ALT). The magnification factor is 300%.

Use the pinch gestures on a touchscreen device.

A chart’s diagram can be zoomed out by performing pinch gestures on any device supporting touchscreen.

Use CTRL+MINUS SIGN.
In this case, the magnification factor is 120%.

Undo Zooming

Press CTRL+Z to return to the state before the first zoom operation in a series.

Selecting Elements

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To select a particular chart element, an end user should tap it on a device supporting touchscreen or click this element using the left mouse button.

The following image demonstrates how a constant line and a single series are painted if selected by an end user with the mouse pointer.

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Chart elements which can be highlighted or selected are shown in the illustration

Highlighting Elements

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Any chart element that can be selected supports highlighting.

An end user can highlight a chart’s area using either the drag gesture on your touchscreen device or via the mouse pointer by hovering over a particular chart element, as shown in the image below.

Annotations Page

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Chart preview area

Previews a chart’s layout.

Annotation selector

Specifies an annotation to be created and/or customized.

Note that you can select an annotation directly on the chart preview area.

Options tabs

The following tabs are available on this page.

General

Specify an annotation’s name, adjust its visibility, z-order and layout.

Anchor Point

Choose an element to anchor to (chart, pane, or series point), and adjust the corresponding options.

Shape Position

Choose an annotation’s shape position type (free or relative), and adjust the corresponding options.

Content

Depending on an annotation’s type (text or image), specify its content.

Padding

Specify an annotation’s inner indents.

Appearance

Adjust an annotation’s background color, fill style, shape and connector options.

Border

Specify visibility, color and thickness of an annotation’s borders.

Shadow

Specifies visibility, color and size of an annotation’s shadow.

Legend Page

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Chart preview area

Previews a chart’s layout.

Note that you can select the legend directly on the chart preview area.

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Options tabs

The following tabs are available on this page.

General

Specifies legend visibility, direction, alignment, spacing, limits and margins.

Appearance

Specifies legend background color and background image.

Marker

Specifies visibility and dimensions of legend markers.

Text

Specifies legend text antialiasing, color and font.

Border

Specifies visibility, color and thickness of legend borders.

Shadow

Specifies visibility, color and size of the legend shadow.

Chart Titles Page

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Chart preview area

Previews a chart’s layout.

Note that you can select chart titles to be modified in the chart preview area directly.

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Titles management section

Allows you to add or remove titles from the titles list, and choose a title to be customized.

Options tabs

The following tabs are available on this page.

Text

Sets a text for the selected chart title. Note that the basic HTML formatting is supported for chart titles.

General

Specifies a title’s visibility, alignment and font options, and determines whether the word-wrapping is enabled for a title.

Point Labels Page

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Chart preview area
Previews a chart’s layout.

Note that you can select point labels to be modified directly in the chart preview area.

Series selector
Specifies a series to be customized.

Options tabs
The following tabs are available on this page.

General
Specifies whether labels should be visible and shown for zero values, determines their text and resolves overlapping settings.

Text Pattern
Specifies a text pattern to format series point labels.

Line
Determines whether label lines should be visible, and specifies their appearance.

Appearance
Specifies the background color and fill style of labels.

Border
Determines whether label borders should be visible, and defines their color and thickness.

Shadow
Specifies whether a label’s shadow should be visible, and defines its color and size.

Series Views Page

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Chart preview area
Previews a chart’s layout.

Note that you can select a series to be modified directly in the chart preview area.

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Series selector
Specifies a series to be customized.

Options tabs
The following tabs are available on this page.

General
Specifies a series bar’s width, distance, color, transparency, etc.

Appearance
Specifies a series color, transparency and fill style. Additionally, determines whether series points should be painted individually.

Border
Determines whether a series border should be visible, and defines its color and thickness.

Shadow
Specifies whether a series’ shadow should be visible, determines its color and size.

Indicators
Allows you to add or remove indicators of a required kind (Regression Line, Trend Line, Fibonacci Arcs, Fibonacci Fans, Fibonacci Retracement and many others).