Creating DeepSee Dashboards
Customizing the Appearance of a Chart Widget
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DeepSee provides a rich set of options that you can use to customize the appearance of a chart widget. To access these options, access the Dashboard Editor, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” and use the options in the Chart and Pivot section. The following submenus affect the appearance of a chart:

The following subsections provide details.
Note:
The easiest way to systematically alter the appearance of dashboards is to define and use themes, which are discussed in Defining and Using Themes. Themes use the options described in many of the following subsections.
Size and Appearance Options
To customize the overall size and appearance of a chart, access the Dashboard Editor, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” click Chart Settings > Size & Appearance, and use the options listed there. The following options are available:
Title and Label Options
To customize the titles and labels of a chart, access the Dashboard Editor, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” click Chart Settings > Titles & Labels, and use the options listed there. The following options are available:
No Data Warning
To customize the appearance of a chart when there is no data to display, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” click Chart Settings > No Data Warning, and use the options listed there. The following options are available:
The following shows an example:
Color and Style Options
To customize the colors and line styles in a chart, access the Dashboard Editor, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” click Chart Settings > Colors & Style, and use the options listed there. The following options are available:
For details on the submenus, see Specifying Line Styles,” earlier in this book.
x-Axis Options
To customize the x-axis of a chart, access the Dashboard Editor, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” click Chart Settings > x Axis, and use the options listed there. The following options are available:
The same options are available when you customize a y-axis.
y-Axis or Axes Options
To customize the y-axis or y-axes of a chart, access the Dashboard Editor, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” click Chart Settings > y Axis, and use the options listed there. This menu lists the y-axes currently defined in this chart. For example:
Here, you can do the following:
Series Detail Options
DeepSee uses a default set of colors that it uses for each series (a row in the data source). You can override these. For line charts, you can also customize the markers used for the data points.
To customize how each series is displayed in a chart, access the Dashboard Editor, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” click Chart Settings > Series Details, click a series, and then use the options listed there.
For each series, you can modify the following options (depending on the chart type):
The following shows an example:
Chart Legend Options
To customize the legend of a chart, access the Dashboard Editor, select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” click Chart Legend, and use the options listed there. The following options are available: