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Display Chart Axis

The Axis tab is used to set how the X and Y axis are displayed on a chart. This tab is not available for Tabular or Pie chart types.

On the Windows properties dialog box select the Presentation tab.

Select the Axis sub-tab and complete the following fields as required:

Time Axis
When activated the time axis runs along the bottom of the chart. The following settings can be used to configure the time axis.

Draw Scale

Check this box to include the time scale.

Time Format

Choose the time format for the time axis from the selection box.

Automatic Labels

Check this box to have labels automatically inserted at every data interval as set on the Data/Data tab.

Label Every

When the Automatic Labels field is unchecked, the Label Every field will become active. In this field manually specify at which collection intervals a label is to be displayed.

Left Value Axis

Draw scale

Check this box to include the data scale on the left axis of the chart.

Width of Label Area

(Web) Sets the width of the label area for the left axis. The larger the label area the more text will be shown, however the chart may become narrower.

Fixed Scale

Check this box to manually set the axis values between max and min. If this field is left unchecked, a dynamic axis scale will be shown that will change depending upon the data collected.

Min/Max

When the Fixed Scale option is checked this field will be active. Enter the required minimum and maximum values for the Axis scale, e.g. 0 to 100. This field will accept decimal values with up to 6 decimal points.

Show Threshold Line

When the Fixed Scale option is checked you can also choose to add a Threshold indicator line. The position of the Threshold line is set in the adjacent Threshold Level field.

The Threshold Line option is only applicable for the Windows Client, it does not function in the Web Application.

Threshold Level

When the Show Threshold Line option is selected, this field is used to set the position of the line.


Right Value Axis

The Right Value Axis fields are only available for 'Column-Line' and 'Line-Line' chart types as these are the only chart types to offer both a left and right axis.

Draw scale

Check this box to include the data scale on the right axis of the chart.

Width of Label Area

(Web) Sets the width of the label area for the right axis. The larger the label area the more text will be shown, however the chart may become narrower.

Fixed Scale

Check this box to manually set the axis values between max and min. If this field is left unchecked, a dynamic axis scale will be shown that will change depending upon the data collected

Min/Max

When the Fixed Scale option is checked this field will be active. Enter the required minimum and maximum values for the Axis scale, e.g. 0 to 100. This field will accept decimal values with up to 6 decimal points.

After this screen has been completed, click the OK button to save the setup or select another tab to continue completing the window properties.

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