Advanced chart settings

You can now access advanced chart customization settings by selecting the Edit chart configuration icon chart customization icon and selecting Advanced settings. Use these settings to adjust the size and appearance of tooltips, regression lines, gridlines, and chart backgrounds. All choices persist only for the Answer you are currently customizing.

Answer-level advanced settings

For the following settings, select the Edit chart configuration icon gear icon, navigate to the Settings header, and click Advanced settings on the bottom of the screen. These settings are relevant to the Answer as a whole.

Tooltip options

From the tooltip options tab, you can affect the following settings:

Advanced tooltip options

  • Show/hide tooltips

  • Select background color

  • Select border color

  • Enter border width in pixels

  • Set the percentage opacity

You can make the following changes to the column name label:

  • Select the font color

  • Enter the font size

  • Bold the font

  • Underline the font

  • Italicize the font

You can make the following changes to the values in the tooltip:

  • Select the font color

  • Enter the font size

  • Bold the font

  • Underline the font

  • Italicize the font

Regression line options

For charts that include a regression line, you can make the following changes:

Advanced regression line options

  • Select the color of the regression line

  • Enter the line width in pixels

  • Select the dash style: Solid, Dot, or Dash

Gridlines options

You can make the following selections for x- and y-axis gridlines.

Advanced gridlines options

For x-axis gridlines: * Select the color * Enter the line width in pixels * Select the line style: Solid, Dot, or Dash

For y-axis gridlines: * Select the color * Enter the line width in pixels * Select the line style: Solid, Dot, or Dash

Other settings

For other properties of charts, you can make the following selections:

Other advanced options

  • Select the chart background color

  • Select the background color for the plotted area

  • Enter the background image for the plotted area

X-axis options

To configure the x- and y-axis options, select the Edit chart configuration icon chart customization icon.

To configure the x-axis options, select the edit icon edit icon to the right of the x-axis label. From the x-axis configuration menu, you can change the name of the measure or attribute mapped on the x-axis.

Advanced x-axis options

To affect other x-axis settings, select the edit icon edit icon to the right of the x-axis label and click Advanced settings.

From the Advanced menu, you can make the following changes:

Advanced settings for axes
  • Axis settings

    • Show/hide axis

    • Show/hide axis name

    • Enter axis name color

    • Enter axis name font size

    • Bold axis name

    • Underline axis name

    • Italicize axis name

  • Labels

    • Show/hide labels

    • Enter maximum number of characters

    • Enter font color

    • Enter font size

    • Bold font

    • Underline font

    • Italicize font

    • Enable text wrapping

  • Ticks

    • Show/hide ticks

    • Enter tick width (px)

    • Enter tick length (px)

    • Enter tick color

Y-axis options

To configure the y-axis options, select the edit icon edit icon to the right of the y-axis label. From the y-axis configuration menu, you can change the following settings:

  • Name

  • Position (left or right)

  • Min values

  • Max values

You can also configure the number format in the following ways:

  • Category (number, percentage, or currency)

  • Unit (auto, none, thousand, million, billion, or trillion)

  • Negative values (-1234, 1234-, or (1234))

Advanced y-axis options

To affect other y-axis settings, select the edit icon edit icon to the right of the y-axis label and click Advanced settings.

From the Advanced menu, you can make the following changes:

  • Axis settings

    • Show/hide axis

    • Show/hide axis name

    • Enter axis name color

    • Enter axis name font size

    • Bold axis name

    • Underline axis name

    • Italicize axis name

  • Labels

    • Show/hide labels

    • Enter maximum number of characters

    • Enter font color

    • Enter font size

    • Bold font

    • Underline font

    • Italicize font

    • Enable text wrapping

  • Ticks

    • Show/hide ticks

    • Enter tick width (px)

    • Enter tick length (px)

    • Enter tick color

Column settings

You can select the arrow icon on a column button and click Advanced settings to access customization options for each column.

From the advanced options, you can make the following changes to the column’s data labels:

Advanced settings for column

  • Enter background color

  • Enter border color

  • Enter border width (px)

  • Filter operator on data labels (less than, greater than, less than or equal to, greater than or equal to, equal to)

  • Filter value on data labels

  • Select alignment of label (left, right, center)

  • Label style:

    • Label color

    • Label font size

    • Bold label font

    • Underline label font

    • Italicize label font

    • Enter maximum number of characters