Graph Title: The title appears at the top of the graph and should describe the graph.
Source: The source data appears at the bottom of the graph and can be used to give credit to the author of the data.
Data Set: This defines the number of data items and groups of items you wish to include. Adjust the number of items using the pull-down menu. (Tip: If you have fewer than five pieces of data but do not adjust the data set number accordingly, blank space will appear on your graph).
Items & Groups: Graphs consist of a series of data items, some in multiple groups. Each data item has a value and a value label.
Min and Max Values: These values limit the scale of the graph.
2. Choosing the right look and feel is important when designing a graph.
Show Labels: Display the values on the graph.
Prefix: Add to the beginning of a data label, such as ($).
Suffix: Add to the end of a data table, such as (lbs, kg, cm, ft, °, %).
Position: Where the data labels are displayed on the graph.
Label Color: The color of the data labels.
Background Color: The color behind the data labels. By default, the background is transparent.
Font: Set the font style for all text and values in the graph.
Font Color: Set the color of all text and values.
Font Size: Set the font size of all text and values. This can be different for value labels and the rest of the text (title, source, etc.).
3. Graph Preview: This shows you the current state of your graph. To make changes, click the Design, Labels, and Data tabs. To print or download this graph, click the Print/Save tab.
4. Start a New Graph: Start a new graph project that contains no data or settings.
Erase this graph: Erases all data or settings from the current graph project.
Copy to new graph: Copy all of the data or settings to a new graph project, where changes can be made without affecting the original graph project.
Print: Display this graph in a format suitable for printing.
Download: Download this graph to your computer in six different file formats.
Email this Graph: Send an email with a preview and link to your graph project. Click Send to deliver the email to the valid email address you specified.
Sample Help Screen
Items and Groups: Graphs consist of a series of data items, some in multiple groups. Each item has a value and a label that appears below the data.