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The appearance of SubChart Dividers and of the Chart Window's Title Bar and Scroll Bar are set from the Format Window window.


Setting SubChart Dividers

SubChart Dividers separate the SubCharts in the Chart Window. The Dividers' Style and Color can be selected, or Dividers can be hidden.


Hiding and Redisplaying Dividers

SubChart Dividers are set from the Format Window window:

  1. Open the Format Window window.

    To open the Format Window window, click the Format Window Show Format Window Dialogue.png icon on the Chart Analysis toolbar.

    The Format Window window can also be opened by one of the following methods:
      - Double-click on an empty area of the chart, or on the chart's Status Line
      - Right-click on an empty area of the chart and then click Format Window
      - Select Format in the main menu and click Window.

  2. Select the Appearance tab.
  3. In Show SubChart Dividers section, check Show SubChart Dividers check box to display the dividers; uncheck the box to hide the dividers.
Tip: To use these settings for all new charts, check Use as Default check box.


Setting Line Divider

Line SubChart Divider consists of a flat line. The Color and Style of the line can be selected. SubChart Dividers are set from the Format Window window:

  1. Open the Format Window window.

    To open the Format Window window, click the Format Window Show Format Window Dialogue.png icon on the Chart Analysis toolbar.

    The Format Window window can also be opened by one of the following methods:
      - Double-click on an empty area of the chart, or on the chart's Status Line
      - Right-click on an empty area of the chart and then click Format Window
      - Select Format in the main menu and click Window.

  2. Select the Appearance tab.
  3. In Show SubChart Dividers section, check Show SubChart Dividers check box to display the Dividers.
  4. Click the Line radio button.
  5. Select line color in the Color drop-down palette box.
  6. Select line style in the Style drop-down list box.
Tip: To use these settings for all new charts, check Use as Default check box.


Setting 3D Divider

3D SubChart Divider color and style are determined by the operating system appearance settings.

SubChart Dividers are set from the Format Window window:

  1. Open the Format Window window.

    To open the Format Window window, click the Format Window Show Format Window Dialogue.png icon on the Chart Analysis toolbar.

    The Format Window window can also be opened by one of the following methods:
      - Double-click on an empty area of the chart, or on the chart's Status Line
      - Right-click on an empty area of the chart and then click Format Window
      - Select Format in the main menu and click Window.

  2. Select the Appearance tab.
  3. In Show SubChart Dividers section, check Show SubChart Dividers check box to display the Dividers.
  4. Click the 3D radio button.
Tip: To use these settings for all new charts, check Use as Default check box.


Setting Title Bar

A Title Bar is a horizontal bar, located at the top of a window and containing title text and maximize, minimize, and close buttons. A window is moved by dragging its title bar with the mouse. Chart Window Title Bar displays the name, resolution, and data source of the first data series that was added to the chart. The Title Bar can be set to be hidden, displayed, or displayed only when the Chart Window is active (Auto-Hide).

Title Bar is set from the Format Window window:

  1. Open the Format Window window.

    To open the Format Window window, click the Format Window Show Format Window Dialogue.png icon on the Chart Analysis toolbar.

    The Format Window window can also be opened by one of the following methods:
      - Double-click on an empty area of the chart, or on the chart's Status Line
      - Right-click on an empty area of the chart and then click Format Window
      - Select Format in the main menu and click Window.

  2. Select the Appearance tab.
  3. In the Title Bar section:
    • Click the Off radio button to hide the Title Bar.
    • Click the On radio button to display the Title Bar.
    • Click the Auto-Hide radio button to auto-hide the Title Bar.
Tip: To use these settings for all new charts, check Use as Default check box.


Setting Scroll Bar

The Scroll Bar offers a fast and convenient method for viewing the parts of a data series that extend outside the visible range of the Chart Window. The chart is scrolled through by positioning the mouse pointer over the “bar” of the Scroll Bar, holding the left mouse button, and dragging the “bar” to the left or to the right, or by clicking move left or move right buttons on the Scroll Bar.

The Scroll Bar can be set to be hidden, displayed, or displayed only when the Chart Window is active (Auto-Hide). Please note that the Scroll Bar will only appear if the series actually extends beyond the visible range of the Chart Window. Scroll Bar is set from the Format Window window:

  1. Open the Format Window window.

    To open the Format Window window, click the Format Window Show Format Window Dialogue.png icon on the Chart Analysis toolbar.

    The Format Window window can also be opened by one of the following methods:
      - Double-click on an empty area of the chart, or on the chart's Status Line
      - Right-click on an empty area of the chart and then click Format Window
      - Select Format in the main menu and click Window.

  2. Select the Appearance tab.
  3. In the Scroll Bar section:
    • Click the Off radio button to hide the Scroll Bar.
    • Click the On radio button to display the Scroll Bar.
    • Click the Auto-Hide radio button to auto-hide the Scroll Bar.
Tip: To use these settings for all new charts, check Use as Default check box.