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Many aspects of your graphs can be altered and the results printed or exported using the series of buttons arranged above the graphs.


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Edit - (Set square and pencil) This button will offer a wide range of options to change the style of your graph. It is also used to export or copy your graph to file, and even to email it using the 'Send' button. For more information on chart editing use the TeeChart help system available from the Help button on the chart edit box.

Print - Use this button to print the graph

Copy - Use this option to copy the graph to the clipboard.

Save - Save the file in a variety of different formats.

Increase font - This will increase the font size of the chart titles.

Decrease font - This will decrease the font size of the chart titles.

Increase line thickness - This increases the thickness of plotted lines such as Eigenvectors.

Decrease line thickness - This decreases the thickness of plotted lines.

Increase symbol - Increase the size of a plotted point.

Decrease symbol - Decrease the size of a plotted point.

Change between colour/grey scale - Change between a colour and greyscale plot.

Change symbol set - Change the plotting symbols.

Add grid - Add graph grid lines to the plot.

Add legend - Add legend to the plot. N.B. This legend can be used to select groups for plotting.

Add stalks - Add stalks to points - useful for 3D plots.

Select theme - Use to select a particular style of graph, for example black background.


Moving Chart Labels

Click the Edit button to change a wide range of aspects of the graph, add titles, and use various tools to customise the chart. One of the most useful tools allows you to drag the chart labels - very useful if you have a cluster of points with overlapping labels. Click the Edit button, then the Tools tab of the Edit dialog, the Add... button, and choose 'Drag Marks'. When the chart is displayed, you will find that the cursor displays as a hand symbol on hovering over a data label, allowing you to drag the label to the desired position.


NOTE: any alteration of other aspects of the graph will cause the labels to return to their original position. Therefore, moving the labels should be the last alteration you make before printing or exporting the graph.