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Pie chart properties

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

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

3 Legend

3.1 Background

3.2 Symbols

3.3 Labels

Data

4 Pie

4.1 Inner Radius

5 Slices

6 Category Labels

6.0.1 Connector

6.1 Character

6.2 Paragraph

6.3 Shadow

6.4 Background

7 Value Labels

7.0.1 Connector

7.1 Number Format

7.2 Character

7.3 Paragraph

7.4 Shadow

7.5 Background


DATA


Many properties in the DATA section can be set globally, but also separately on series and data point level. See data point styling for more details.

Pie > 

Stroke Circumference

Sets the stroke color and weight around the Pie's circumference.

You can apply a dashed stroke clicking the cogwheel.

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Stroke Radial

Sets the stroke color and weight on all slice radiuses. 

You can apply a dashed stroke clicking the cogwheel.

 *Note the difference with Slices > Stroke.

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Gap Size

Inserts a gap on either side of the main central axis of the pie.

In degrees (0 to 360). 

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Rotation

Rotates the pie chart.

In degrees (-360 to 360), positive is clockwise. 

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Radius

Sets the radius length of the pie in absolute units (pixel, mm,..).

If omitted, the pie will be rendered to its maximum full size (chart area minus margins or spacing).

If Radius is bound to data in the Binding tab, this property is overruled.
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INNER RADIUS

Inner Radius

Relative and Absolute

Gives the pie chart an inner radius, turning it into a Donut chart. Can be set in % of the radius (relative) or in absolute units.

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Slices > 

Fill

Sets the fill color of the slices. You can apply a solid fill, a palette fill (categorically and numerically) and no fill. 

If Color is bound to data in the Binding tab, this property is overruled.

 

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Stroke

Sets the stroke around a slice. You can apply a solid fill, a palette fill and no fill. You can set the stroke weight and apply a dashed stroke via the cog wheel.

If Stroke Color is bound to data in the Binding tab, this property is overruled.

 

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Corner Radius Sets rounded corners to the slices. Helpcenter-Properties-Pie-chart-Pie-Corner-radius
Pull

Adds padding between the slices, by pulling the slices away from the center, while keeping the radius.

 

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Sorting

Sorts the slices based on their value.


None, Ascending, Descending, Reverse

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Amount Sets the maximum number of slices and joins the remaining slices in one remaining ‘Other’ slice. Helpcenter-Properties-Pie-chart-Slices-Amount
Other Label Specifies the text of the label of the remaining ‘Other’ slice. Helpcenter-Properties-Pie-chart-Slices-Other-label

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SHADOW

Shadow

Available in Datylon web app only.
Adds shadow for every slice. Color, X and Y offset and Blur are available for editing

 

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Category Labels > 

Anchor Position

Positions the anchor point of the label on different anchor points of the pie chart.

Start, Middle, End, Side



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Anchor Radius

Defines the position of the labels on the radius of the slice.

In percentages. 0% is in the center, 100% on the circumference of the pie. 

50%, 100%, 120%

 

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Direction

Defines the direction of the label.

Tangential, Radial, Horizontal

 

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Smart Direction

Automatically adjusts the direction of the labels for optimal readability.



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Alignment

Specifies the alignment of the label relative to the anchor point.

Useful when having labels with a different amount of lines and applying tangential direction.

Inwards, Center, Outwards



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Prefix

Adds a prefix to all category labels.

 

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Suffix

Adds a sufix to all category labels.

 

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Hide when Zero

If a slice has a value of 0, checking this box will hide the accompanying category label.

See also Values labels > Hide Zero.

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CONNECTOR
(Only appears when Anchor Position = Side)

Start

Sets the starting point of the connector.

Center, Edge

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Type

Sets the type of the connector. Only applicable when Start is set to Center

Line, Curve, Elbow

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Stroke

Sets a stroke color and weight of the connector.

You can apply a dashed stroke clicking the cogwheel.

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Value Labels > 

Anchor Position

Positions the anchor point of the label on different anchor points of the pie chart.

Start, Middle, End, Side

 

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Anchor Radius

Defines the position of the labels on the radius of the slice.

In percentages. 0% is in the center, 100% on the circumference of the pie. 

50%, 100%, 120%

 

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Direction

Defines the direction of the label

Tangential, Radial, Horizontal

 

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Smart Direction

Automatically adjusts the direction of the labels for optimal readability.

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Alignment

Specifies the alignment of the label relative to the anchor point.

Useful when having labels with a different amount of lines and applying tangential direction.

Inwards, Center, Outwards

 

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Prefix

Adds a prefix to all value labels.

 

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Suffix

Adds a suffix to all value labels.

 

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Hide Zero

If a slice has a value of 0, checking this box will hide the 0 label. 

See also Category labels > Hide when Zero. 

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CONNECTOR (Only appears when Anchor Position = Side)

Start

Sets the starting point of the connector.

Center, Edge

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Type

Sets the type of the connector. Only applicable when Start is set to Center

Line, Curve, Elbow

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Stroke

Sets a stroke color and weight of the connector.

You can apply a dashed stroke clicking the cogwheel.

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