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Dot-plot – Options

Use this to set attributes to control the appearance of the dot-plot.

Graph title

Lets you enter a title for the graph. The title appears centred at the top of the graph.

Title position

You can position the title by selecting the Centre, Left or Right option.

Enclose graph in box

Select this to draw an enclosing box around the graph.

Title font

This opens the Edit Font dialog that lets you control the font for the title.

Point order

Controls whether the x-values are to be sorted. You can sort the values into ascending or descending order by selecting the appropriate option. If you do not want the values to be sorted select Unsorted.

Guide lines

Controls how the guide lines are drawn on the plot. Select Full width if you want guide lines to appear across the full width of the plot for each data point. Alternatively, you can select To data points if you want the guide lines to appear just to the data points. If you do not want any guide lines to be drawn select No lines.

Edit all fonts as a list

Clicking this opens the Edit All Fonts as a List dialog which allows all the fonts in the graph to be set in one place.

Action buttons

Run Produce the graph.
Cancel Close the dialog without further changes.
Defaults Reset options to their default settings.

Action Icons

Pin Controls whether to keep the dialog open when you click Run. When the pin is down  the dialog will remain open, otherwise when the pin is up  the dialog will close.
Restore Restore names into edit fields and default settings.
Clear Clear all fields and list boxes.
Help Open the Help topic for this dialog.

See also

Updated on April 30, 2019

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