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Format Dial Gauge Dialog (for Library Component)
The Format Dial Gauge dialog for library component appears when you right-click a dial gauge of a chart in a library component and select Format Dial Gauge from the shortcut menu. It helps you to format dial gauges in a chart, and consists of the following tabs:
Applies the changes and closes the dialog.
Does not retain any changes and closes the dialog.
Applies all changes and leaves the dialog open.
Displays the help document about this feature.
Specifies the general format of the dial gauges. See the tab.
Specifies properties for circles of dial gauges in the chart.
- Start Angle
Specifies the degree of start angles of the circles.
- Stop Angle
Specifies the degree of stop angles of the circles.
- Circular Style
Specifies the position of a dial gauge curve, related to the position of a circle in the chart.
Specifies the thickness for the circles, in pixels.
- Range Radius
Specifies the relative size of a dial in a percentage of total dial size.
Specifies properties for pointers of dial gauges in the chart.
- Pointer Style
Specifies the style applied to pointers of the dial gauges.
If selected, pointers will be triangle shapes.
If selected, pointers will be diamond shapes.
If selected, pointers will be arrow shapes.
- Arrow Style
Specifies the style applied to arrows of the pointers.
If selected, arrows will be sharp ones.
If selected, arrows will be round ones.
If selected, arrows will be plain ones.
- Arrow Style
Specifies different colors to fill the dial gauges in different ranges.
- Use Fill
Specifies to fill the dial gauges with colors. It is meaningful to specify the following properties when it is checked.
Specifies the minimum value of the range.
Specifies the maximum value of the range.
Specifies the color schema of the range. Select in the color cell to customize the color on the color palette.
Displays the name of the range.
Specifies the color, fill effect and transparency for the pointers. See the tab.
Specifies the color schema for the selected pointers in the same data series. To edit the color, select the color image and select a color from the color palette or input the hexadecimal value (for example, 0xff0000) of a color directly in the text box.
Specifies the transparency of the color schema.
Opens the Color List dialog to modify color pattern for pointers in the same data series respectively.
Displays a preview sample of your selection.
Specifies the properties for borders of the pointers, which take effect only when the Border property on chart paper is set to true in the Report Inspector. See the tab.
Displays the type of the border. The default value is solid, and cannot be changed.
Specifies the color of the border.
Specifies the transparency for color of the border.
Specifies the line style to apply to the border.
Specifies the thickness of the border, in pixels.
Specifies the ending style of the border line.
Ends unclosed sub paths and dash segments with no added decoration.
Ends unclosed sub paths and dash segments with a round decoration that has a radius equal to half of the width of the pen.
Ends unclosed sub paths and dash segments with a square projection that extends beyond the end of the segment to a distance equal to half of the line width.
Specifies the line joint style for the border line.
Joins path segments by extending their outside edges until they meet.
Joins path segments by rounding off the corner at a radius of half the line width.
Joins path segments by connecting the outer corners of their wide outlines with a straight segment.
Displays a preview sample of your selection.
Specifies the fill pattern of the border line.
- Outline Path
Specifies the fill pattern of the border line to be outline path.
- Fill Path
Specifies the fill pattern of the border line to be whole path.
Specifies the dash size of border line.
- Auto Adjusted Dash
If selected, the dash size will be adjusted automatically.
- Fixed Dash Size
If selected, the dash size will be fixed size.
Specifies properties for data labels displayed on the dial gauges. See the tab.
Static Data Label
Specifies properties of the static data labels. Not supported on gauge chart.
Specifies the font format of text in the data labels.
- Font list
Lists all the available font faces that can be selected to apply to the text.
- Font Size
Specifies the font size of the text.
- Font Color
Specifies the font color of the text.
Specifies the transparency of the text.
Specifies the rotation angle of the text around its center, in degrees. The default value is 0.
Specifies the gradient of the text.
Specifies the special effects of text in the data labels.
Specifies the font style of the text. It can be one of the following: plain, bold, italic, and bold italic.
Specifies the style of the horizontal line with which the text is struck through. It can be one of the following: none, thin line, bold line, and double lines.
Specifies the style of the horizontal line under the text. It can be one of the following: none, single, single lower, bold line, bold lower, double lines, bold double, patterned line, and bold patterned.
Raises the text above the baseline and changes the text to a smaller font size, if a smaller size is available.
Makes the text appear to be raised off the page in relief.
Displays the inner and outer borders of each character.
Lowers the text below the baseline and changes the text to a smaller font size, if a smaller size is available.
Makes the text appear to be imprinted or pressed into the page.
Adds a shadow beneath and to the right of the text.
Specifies some web behaviors to the dial gauges. See the tab.
Adds a new web behavior line.
Removes the selected web behavior.
Moves the selected web behavior up a step.
Moves the selected web behavior down a step.
Specifies the trigger event.
Specifies the action you want the event to trigger.
Opens the Web Action List dialog to bind a web action to the event.
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