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SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook

By : Yoav Yohav
Book Image

SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook

By: Yoav Yohav

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (21 chapters)
SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Formatting charts

Charts can be edited and formatted using the Format Chart menu. Similar to the Table Format window, when we are required to format a chart, we will require more options enabling us to perform easy tasks such as formatting the font of the data values, editing the chart title, or using advanced features such as color value ranges.

Getting ready

By right-clicking on any chart type, we will navigate to the Format Chart menu:

In the next window, we will be able to access the chart format properties.

How to do it...

The Format Chart window is organized into six main accordion-style categories:

  • Global: This category contains the main chart-formatting options and is further organized into several formatting areas:

    The Global category contains the following options:

    • General: This panel controls options such as the area size of the chart, the type of data to display, and chart orientation (horizontal or vertical).

    • Area Display: This panel mainly controls the visibility of the title, axes...