COLORS AND PATTERNS

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COLORS AND PATTERNS

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Many times it is necessary to customize a series color or pattern to make it suit corporate or industry standards. The Mekko Graphics charting system gives you control over shading individual data series or segments within a chart.

APPLIES TO: ALL CHARTS EXCEPT GANTT

 

CUSTOM COLORING A SERIES

1.Select the segment you wish to color.

2.Right click to display the Series Context Menu and choose a color from the Series fill colors dropdown menu. You may also click the Bars and Series button in the Edit Chart Toolbar to open the Format Series Task Pane. Go to the Series tab and Style sub tab to set your custom colors for each series.  

 

CUSTOM COLORING A SEGMENT

1.Select the segment you wish to change

2.Right click to display the Series Context Menu and choose a color from the Segment fill colors dropdown menu. You may also double click on a segment to open the Format Segment Task Pane. The Format Segment Task Pane allows you to format series, segments, or bars in one location. It also provides the ability to change several style attributes.