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This object is used to draw labels on to the chart.

To place a label on the chart, select the Label object from the Chart Objects Pane and drop it on to an open chart.  An entry field will immediately be placed where the object was dropped.  Begin typing text here.


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  Not applicable to this object.

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

Label Alignment  Sets the alignment relative to the stick.

Label Text  The literal text for this text object.

Label Font  Font used to draw the text for this text object.

Label Transparency  Sets the transparency value of the label bubble.

Round Width  Sets the number of pixels used when rounding the label bubble.  A higher number of pixels equates to a rounder edge.

Shadow Width  The label bubble has a shadow drawn around the edges.  This produces a 3D effect.  To increase the shadow size, select a higher value.

Stick Length  Describes the length of the area between the point and actual label text.  Increasing this values will lengthen this area.

Text Background Color  Sets the color of the bubble's background.

Text Color  Sets the color of the text within the label bubble.

See Also

Using Chart Objects

Chart Objects Pane

Chart Objects List