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Bar Chart – Options

Use this to set attributes to control the appearance of a bar chart.

Graph title

Lets you enter a title for the graph. The title appears centred at the top of the graph.

Title position

You can position the title by selecting the Centre, Left or Right option.

Enclose bar chart in box

Select this to draw an enclosing box around the bar chart.

Title font

This opens the Edit Font dialog that lets you control the font for the title.

X Scale

Specifies what proportion of the space allocated along the x-axis each bar should occupy. The default is 0.8.


Lets you specify the orientation of the plot. You can select either Horizontal or Vertical.

Position of bars

For multiple bar charts this lets you specify how the bars are to be displayed. The bars can be displayed in Parallel or Stacked together.

Edit all fonts as a list

Clicking this opens the Edit All Fonts as a List dialog which allows all the fonts in the graph to be set in one place.

Action buttons

Run Produce the graph.
Cancel Close the dialog without further changes.
Defaults Reset options to their default settings.

Action Icons

Pin Controls whether to keep the dialog open when you click Run. When the pin is down  the dialog will remain open, otherwise when the pin is up  the dialog will close.
Restore Restore names into edit fields and default settings.
Clear Clear all fields and list boxes.
Help Open the Help topic for this dialog.

See also

Updated on January 21, 2022

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