You can use the Graph Area tab (Figure 9.21) to set attributes of the graph area.
Figure 9.21: The Graph Area Tab
The Graph Area tab contains the following UI controls:
specifies the distance between the left edge of the graph and the left edge of the plot area.
The distance is specified as a fraction of the graph’s width. The value must be in the range 0 to 1.
specifies the distance between the right edge of the graph and the right edge of the plot area. The distance is specified
as a fraction of the graph’s width. The value must be in the range 0 to 1.
specifies the distance between the top edge of the graph and the top edge of the plot area. The distance is specified as a
fraction of the graph’s height. The value must be in the range 0 to 1.
specifies the distance between the bottom edge of the graph and the bottom edge of the plot area. The distance is specified
as a fraction of the graph’s height. The value must be in the range 0 to 1.
specifies a fixed ratio between units on the Y axis and units on the X axis. When you select this check box, you can specify
the ratio. If a plot has a fixed aspect ratio, then the Graph Margins are not active.
specifies the background color of the graph area.
If you select Annotation Properties describes the dialog box that appears.
, the graph initially displays a default title. Click the title to edit it. You can also change the title’s font or position by right-clicking the title and selecting from the pop-up menu. The sectionA default footnote appears when you select
. To edit the footnote, follow the preceding instructions.If you do not want to display a plot’s title or footnote, open the Graph Area Properties dialog box, and clear the appropriate check boxes on the Graph Area tab.