Mekko Chart Properties: Presentation

Presentation

Look Select one of the available looks in the drop-down.
Orientation Sets the orientation of the chart.
Color Style Defines the color style on all plot colors in the chart. Click to open the popup.

Color Properties Popup


Persistent Colors

Locks the colors assigned to each data point even if selections reduce the total number of data points. In this mode color representation will never change for a given data point, but there is a risk of having two adjacent bars or slices with the same color for different data points.


Repeat Last Color

Select this check box to assign the last (18th) color to field values loaded as number 18 and forward. If this check box is left unselected, the 19th value (according to the original load order) will get the first color, the 20th value the second color, etc.

Show Legend Displays the legend in the chart. Click to open the popup.

Legend Settings Popup


Legend Style

Sets the legend style.


Vertical

Sets the vertical alignment of the legend.


Line Spacing

Specifies the distance between items in the legend.


Reverse Order

To reverse the sort order of the legend mark this check box.


Wrap Cell Text

If this check box is marked, the text of the legend items will be wrapped in two or more lines.


Background Sets the background of the chart. The following options are available:
Color
Click to select a color.
Image
Click to change the image.
Dynamic Image
Enter a calculated expression to show dynamic background images that change with the selection.
Plot Area Background Sets the background of the plot area. The following options are available:
Color
The plot area will have a colored background. Click to select a color.
Image
The plot area will have an image background. Click to change the image.
Dynamic Image
Enter a calculated expression to show dynamic background images that change with the selection.
Plot Area Style This control can be used to change the appearance of the plot area background. The following options are available:
Frame
A frame is drawn around the plot area.
Shadow
This options gives a shadow effect on the plot area background.
Minimal
The plot area background is removed.
Background Transparency Enter a value in the box or drag the slider to set transparency for the chart.
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General

Reverse Direction

When this check box is marked, the values shown in the chart will be reversed, i.e. if the 10 highest values are shown and the box is checked the chart will then show the 10 lowest values.

Max Values Shown

In this box, specify an upper limit for how many data points to show values for in the chart. If no limit is specified, values will be shown for all data points, which may affect the readability of the chart.

Suppress Zero-Values

If this check box is marked, all combinations of the dimension fields returning zero or null from all expressions will be disregarded in the calculation. This option is selected by default.

Suppress Missing

If this check box is marked, all combinations of the dimension fields associated with only null values in all fields in all expressions will be disregarded in the calculation. This option is selected by default. Turning it off can be useful only in special cases, e.g. if null values is to be counted in a chart.

Synchronize Zero for Expression Axes

Synchronizes the zero level of the two y-axes (left/right or top/bottom).

Vertical Numbers

Shows the values vertically.

Plot Numbers on Segments

Marking this check box will plot values on data points inside the segments instead of on top of them.

Popup Labels

By selecting this check box the values of the dimensions and expressions will appear as a pop-up balloon when hovering with the cursor over data point in the chart.

Calculation Conditions

The expression entered here sets a condition to be fulfilled for the chart to be calculated. If the condition is not fulfilled, the text 'Calculation condition unfulfilled' will be displayed in the chart. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Styles

Legend

To set the font type of the legend click .

Chart Title Style

To set the font color of the chart title click . To set the font type click .

Caption Font

To set the caption font type click .

Active Caption

To to set the background color for the active caption click . To set the text color click .

Inactive Caption

To to set the background color for the inactive caption click . To set the text color click .

Use Border

Mark this check box in order to use a border around the sheet object. Click the to set the color of the border.

Border Width

Specify a value or drag the slider to set the width of the border. The width is specified in pixels.

Rounded Corners

Click to open the Rounded Corners popup.

Rounded Corners Popup

Select

Fixed

or

Relative

roundness of the corners, and which corners to be affected. Also select

Squareness

by entering a value. 

Reference Lines

Reference Lines

Add a reference line by clicking the .

Show Label in Chart

Displays the label next to the reference line.

Label

In the text box you can enter a title to be shown in the caption of the sheet object. If no Label is set, the name of the field will be used if Show Caption is selected. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

X-Axis

Select this option if the reference line should originate from the x-axis.

Expression

The value at which the reference line should be drawn. Enter an expression you wish to use as start point.

Line Weight

Specifies the weight of the reference line.

Line Style

Specifies the style of the reference line.

Line Color

Specifies the color of the reference line.

Use Show Condition

The reference line will be shown or hidden depending on a conditional expression which will be evaluated each time the chart is to be drawn. The reference line will only be visible when the expression returns true.

Condition

Enter the conditional expression. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Text

Text in Chart

Click to add text in the chart.

Text

The text added in Text in Chart are displayed here.

Tilt Angle

Specify an angle between 0 and 360 degrees for the text. The default is 0.

Horizontal Align

Sets the horizontal alignment.

On Top

The text currently selected in the list will be forced to the foreground when drawing the chart.

Text Style

To set the background color for the text click .
To set the font color click . To set the font type click .

Size Position

Sets the position and size of the text on the object.

 

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