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This object is simply an ordinary or basic ellipse that can be placed anywhere on the chart.

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


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.

Filled  Indicates whether or not this ellipse will be filled.  If not filled, the ellipse's interior will be transparent.

Fill Transparency  Indicates the level of transparency for the ellipse's interior.  Ignored if Filled is set to False.

Fill Color  Specifies the color that will be used when the ellipse is filled.  Ignored if the Filled is set to False.

See Also

Using Chart Objects

Chart Objects Pane

Chart Objects List