Format Scatter Dialog
The Format Scatter dialog appears when you double-click a scatter marker of a scatter chart, or right-click it and select Format Scatter from the shortcut menu. It helps you to format scatter markers in a scatter 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 scatter chart. See the tab.
Specifies the layout for scatter markers in the chart.
- No line
If selected, no lines will be used to joint scatter markers in the chart.
- Straight line
If selected, straight lines will be used to joint scatter markers in the chart.
- Curved line
If selected, curved lines will be used to joint scatter markers in the chart.
Specifies properties for lines of the scatter chart.
Specifies the thickness for lines in the scatter chart, in pixels.
Specifies properties for line nodes in the scatter chart.
Specifies the node style for line nodes.
Specifies the width for line nodes, in pixels.
Specifies the height for line nodes, in pixels.
Specifies the color, fill effect and transparency of the scatter markers. See the tab.
Specifies the color schema for the selected scatter markers 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 scatter markers in the same data series respectively.
Displays a preview sample of your selection.
Specifies properties for data labels displayed on the scatter markers. See the tab.
Static Data Label
Specifies properties of the static data labels. Not supported on scatter 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.