AXIS APPEARANCE

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AXIS APPEARANCE

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You can change the appearance of your axes in Mekko Graphics by formatting axis labels, lines, tick marks, or the entire axis itself.

APPLIES TO: ALL CHARTS EXCEPT PIE CHART

1.Click on the Axes button in the Edit Chart toolbar

2.For each of your axes: Y axis, X axis, 2Y axis (for 2Y charts only), indicate your preferences by checking the desired checkboxes.

 

SHOW PRIMARY AXIS ON THE RIGHT

You have the option to designate the primary (principal) Y axis to display either on the left or on the right.

To move the primary axis to the right side of the chart, choose Show Primary Y Axis on right checkbox from the Format Axis task pane.
You will also see this option on the right click of the axis in the Format Axis Appearance dropdown menu. (For horizontal charts, it is called “Show Primary Y axis on top”).  If you move a primary axis to the right or to the top, all its line properties (tick marks, line visibility, color, width) will be retained.

If there is already a secondary axis, it will be placed on the left automatically.

 

 

REVERSE X AXIS

APPLIES TO: WATERFALL, CLUSTER, BUBBLE, SCATTER, AREA, and LINE charts

You have the option to change the direction of the X axis.

To switch or reverse the X axis, go to the Layout drop down menu in the Edit Chart toolbar and choose Reverse X Axis.  This function is also available in the Format Chart task pane, Layout section.