Mekko Graphics 21.3 Release Notes

Build (July 2021)

New Features:

  • A new chart type is added - Doughnut Charts
  • Bars Labels margin available for vertical and horizontal charts when negative bar totals are present
  • Added option to enter color as Hex value in Color Editor dialog
  • Productivity command - Swap Positions of Two Selected Objects
  • IfError function is available in Data Editor

UI Usability:

  • Added ability to quickly use fixed font size in Preference Manager - Min, Max, SmartPlace
  • Added ability to set data scale in the context menu for the selected label group
  • Simplified Show Series and Show Bars menus in Chart Editor and Data Editor

New API functions in PowerPoint Mekko Graphics add-in to update chart properties:

  • Set Series Font
  • Set Series Color

Corrected issues:

  • Negative number formatting with suffix when shown in parentheses
  • Issue when removed segment link reappeared in Waterfall chart after data change
  • Inability to edit empty labels when the font is not installed
  • Chart type conversion error when Bar Mekko chart with the linear x-axis is converted to a Pie chart
  • Issue when “Show All Outside” check box in Chart Task Pane did not work
  • Vertical axis title margin behavior after horizontal to vertical layout switches
  • Issue when smartplaced bar totals disappear in horizontal charts
  • An issue in data editor when “Plot on 2Y axis” did not work

Note: This release is free to Mekko Graphics customers with active annual subscriptions. There is no free upgrade for perpetual license customers (e.g., customers who purchased on or before February 1, 2012). Click here for more information