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Cross Channel

This object is a free form channel that does not take any chart data into consideration.  The anchor point (the first point) controls the direction of the channel lines.  The second and third points control the width of the channels in relation to one another.

To draw a cross channel, select the object from the Chart Objects Pane and drop it on to an open chart.

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There are appearance aspects of this object that can be changed in the Properties Pane.

Color  Changes the color of the object.

Smoothing Mode  Sets the drawing type of this object.  Default draws a normal line.  Anti-alias draws a smoother line at the expense of drawing performance.

Width  This sets the size of the pen used to draw the outline of this object.  A larger number indicates a thicker line.

Transparency  The level of transparency given to this object.  Valid numbers are 0-255, where 0 is invisible or completely transparent and 255 indicates no transparency.

Line Count  This sets the number of lines drawn out from the center line.  In the example above, this is set to 2 to give a total of 5 lines (1 center line, 2 lines above, 2 lines below).

 

See Also

Using Chart Objects

Chart Objects Pane

Chart Objects List