Heatmap properties

Below you will find in-depth user information about each property, what it does and how it can be applied

Many properties in the DATA section can be set overall for the whole chart, but also separately on data point level. See data point styling for more details.

 

Styling Tab


 

General

1 Position and Margins

1.1 Position Chart Area

1.2 Position Plot Area

2 Appearance

2.1 Chart Background

2.2 Plot Background

Data

3 Cell

3.1 Gaps Between Cells

3.2 Corner Radius

4 Data Labels

4.1 Number Format

4.2 Character

4.3 Paragraph

4.4 Shadow

4.5 Background

Axes and Grid

5 Axis > Type: Categorical

5.1 Line

5.2 Ticks and Grid

5.3 Labels

5.3.1 Character

5.3.2 Paragraph

5.3.3 Shadow

5.3.4 Background

 

DATA

 

Cell >

Color

Sets the color of the cells. For heatmap the most useful color options are sequential and diverging palettes.

See more on color here.

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Stroke

Sets the stroke color and weight of the cell. You can apply a dashed stroke clicking the cogwheel.

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GAPS BETWEEN CELLS

Horizontal

Sets width of the horizontal gap between cells.

Relative gap is measured as a percentage of the cell width.

Absolute gap is measured in absolute units set in Illustrator (px, mm, in etc.).

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Vertical

Sets the height of the vertical gap between cells.

Relative gap is measured as a percentage of the cell height.

Absolute gap is measured in absolute units set in Illustrator (px, mm, in etc.)

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CORNER RADIUS

Corner Radius

Applies rounded corners to the cells.

Separate settings for each corner can be applied clicking the cogwheel.

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