Styling Properties Overview

Some properties are similar to those in Illustrator or are self-explanatory. Other properties however might require some more guidance.

 

Below, the following properties are explained by means of a bar chart:

  1. Basic Bar Chart components
  2. Dimensions
  3. Padding
  4. Paragraph

 

  1. Basic Bar Chart components (in red) and where to style them (in grey)
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2. In the Datylon Graph panel, dimensions like height, width, position, thickness and text size can be expressed in pixels, points, inches or millimeters . All these dimensions can be changed in various Sections (marked in grey) under the Styling tab. Below some common dimensions explained by means of a bar charts:

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3. Styles-Style

  • Spacing is only activated when the Bars > Distribution > Absolute button is on.

4. Paragraph

  • All Labels (numbers or text strings) in Datylon Graph charts, have a feature called Paragraph, to control the text line breaks.
  • Width defines the width of the text box and therefor the maximum length of the text string.
  • Horizontal Align allows to align text to the rignt, left ot center of the text box.
  • Justify stretches words in line in the way that left and right edges are aligned.
  • Leading defines the line spacing.