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Colors

The Color menu lets you do the following actions:

  • Customize the color scheme of your chart
  • Display a color legend

The Color menu provides the flexibility of color-coding both your attribute-based data elements and your metrics-based ones. The Color pane displays different settings and options depending on your attribute selection.

COLOR SETTINGS FOR METRIC-BASED CHARTS

The color pane for the metric-based charts includes the following elements:

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  1. Color key - this section displays specific colors for each range of values for the selected metric. You can define a range and assign a color to it using the Color settings section.
  2. Display legend - select the Enabled checkbox if you want the legend to be displayed on the chart.

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  1. Color settings - this section enables you to select the color palette for the selected metric. Click the palette to configure it.

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On this page you can configure the following:

  • Sequential color palette - in this section, you can define the color scheme for the chart.
    • Select Color Palette to pick from the list of predefined palettes;
    • Select Color Range to define your own colors:

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  • Diverging color range - in this section you can select:
    • Distinct Colors to assign a color to a range of your data. The Color scale bar shows the data range split into three parts (ranges). Each range of your data is assigned a color, that you have selected before. Move the slider or specify the values in the corresponding fields to change the range:

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  • Gradient to apply gradient to all your data range.
  1. Color metric - in this section you can select a metric to configure colors.

COLOR SETTINGS FOR ATTRIBUTE-BASED CHARTS

The color pane for the attribute-based charts includes the following elements:

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  1. Color key - this section contains the list of attribute items and colors assigned to them.
  2. Display legend - select the Enabled checkbox if you want the legend to be displayed on the chart.
  3. Color settings - this section displays the color palette used for the attribute items. To configure the settings, click the palette:

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In the Attribute color matching section select:

  • Assigned Colors to change the default color for each attribute item. Click the color preview near the required item and pick a new color:

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  • Automatic to apply the default color palette.
The maximum number of colors in a palette is 8. If the selected attribute includes more than the number defined in the default chart settings, the colors will cycle through till all the items are covered.
  1. Color attribute - in this section you can select an attribute to configure colors.