Changing Minimum/Maximum Values

Use

You can set the minimum and maximum values for a value axis either manually or automatically.

With the scale type Time you can specify both the date and the time of day.

Prerequisites

You can change these values only for a value axis, not for a category axis.

If you want to set the values manually you must make sure that the indicator for setting the values automatically is cleared.

Procedure

Setting the values automatically

  1. Double-click the value axis.
  2. Choose Scale.
  3. To set the minimum value automatically set the indicator in the column headed Auto to the left of Minimum. To set the maximum value automatically select the indicator in the column headed Auto to the left of Maximum.

Setting the values manually

  1. Carry out steps 1 and 2 above
  2. To set the values manually clear the indicator to the left of Minimum and/or Maximum respectively.
  3. Enter a value in the field to the right of Minimum and/or Maximum respectively.

With the scale type Time you can change the date by selecting the icon to the left of the field Minimum/Maximum. To change the time of day select the icon to the right of the field Minimum/Maximum.