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Changing Color Schemes

The Color menu in the chart canvas lets you customize and change the color scheme of your chart. This provides the flexibility of color-coding both your attribute and metric data elements.

From here, you can do the following:

The Color menu provides ways to identify the metrics and attributes within your chart based on their colors.

  1. Color Key: Displays specific colors for each range of values for the selected color metric or color attribute. You can define a range and assign a color to it using the Color settings section.

  2. Display Legend: Displays the color legend on your chart when enabled.

  3. Color Settings: Enables you to select and change the color palette for your chart.

  4. Color Metric or Color Attribute: Enables you to select a metric or attribute to configure the chart colors.

Changing the Color Settings of Metric-Based Charts

  1. On the chart drop-down menu, select Color.

  2. Under Color Settings, click the color legend to expand.

  3. From here, you can choose a variety of color palettes or create your own custom palette.

Sequential Color Palette

Sequential color schemes colors the metrics in your chart in a logical order.

  • Select Color Palette to pick from the list of predefined palettes.

  • Select Color Range to create and define your own colors.

Diverging Color Range

  • Select Distinct Colors to assign a color to a range within your data. The Color Scale shows the data range split into three parts (ranges). Each range of your data is assigned a color that you have selected before. To change the range, simply move the slider to the desired color.

  • Select Gradient to apply a gradient to your entire data range.

Changing the Color Settings for Attribute-Based Charts

  1. On the chart drop-down menu, select Color.

  2. Under Color Settings, click the color legend to expand.

  3. From here, you can choose a variety of color palettes or create your own custom palette. The maximum number of colors that can be added to a palette is eight.

Assigned Colors

You can assign colors to certain attributes within your chart. To change the color of an attribute, click the color preview of the attribute and select a new color.

Automatic

You can automatically assign attributes within your chart default colors without assigning each attribute its own color. From here, you can select a color palette to apply to your whole chart.

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