Archive for the ‘Chart Polish’ Category

Maybe you have a chart template such as a PieChart or MultiPieChart that is a couple years old and the pie doesn’t pop or look as stylish as you’d wish it would. Your chart may look similar to this PieChart below:

How to add highlights to pies

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September 18, 2015
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Chart Polish, Design Approaches, Developer Products, NetCharts Pro

Maybe you have a chart template such as a PieChart or MultiPieChart that is a couple years old and the pie doesn’t pop or look as stylish as you’d wish it would. Your chart may look similar to this PieChart below:

How to add edge highlights to pies

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September 16, 2015
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Chart Polish, Design Approaches, Developer Products, NetCharts Pro

Maybe you have a chart template such as a PieChart or MultiPieChart that is a couple years old and the pie doesn’t pop or look as stylish as you’d wish it would. Your chart may look similar to this PieChart below:

How to add spotlights to pies

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September 14, 2015
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Chart Polish, Design Approaches, Developer Products, NetCharts Pro

You may have a chart template such as a PieChart or MultiPieChart that uses the old 3D feature on the Pie. Or maybe your chart is a couple years old and doesn’t pop or look as stylish as you’d wish it would. If so the chart may look similar to this PieChart.

How to add a drop shadow to pies

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September 11, 2015
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Chart Polish, Design Approaches, Developer Products, NetCharts Pro

Using an older version of NetCharts Pro? Perhaps you’re looking for a quick and easy way to enhance the styling of your older charts to make them really pop and stand out. If so then this is for you! Featured below is a collection of simple 1 minute tutorials featuring a specific styling parameter and the steps for you to immediately update your chart.

Quick and easy ways to enhance the look and interactivity of your charts

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September 9, 2015
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Chart Polish, Design Approaches, Developer Products, NetCharts Pro

Maybe you have a chart template such as a LineChart, ComboChart, or XYChart that is a couple years old and the lines doesn’t pop or look as stylish as you’d wish it would. Your chart may look similar to this LineChart below:

How to add symbol spotlights to lines

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September 9, 2015
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Chart Polish, Design Approaches

Maybe you have a chart template such as a LineChart, ComboChart, or XYChart that uses the old 3D feature on the lines. Or maybe your chart is a couple years old and doesn’t pop or look as stylish as you’d wish it would. If so the chart may look similar to this LineChart.

How to add drop shadows to lines

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September 4, 2015
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Chart Polish, Design Approaches, Developer Products, NetCharts Pro

Maybe you have a chart template such as a BarChart or ComboChart that is a couple years old and the bars doesn’t pop or look as stylish as you’d wish it would. Your chart may look similar to this BarChart below:

How to add highlights to bars

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September 2, 2015
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Chart Polish, Design Approaches, Developer Products, NetCharts Pro

Maybe you have a chart template such as a BarChart or ComboChart that uses the old 3D feature on the bars. Or maybe your chart is a couple years old and doesn’t pop or look as stylish as you’d wish it would. If so the chart may look similar to this BarChart.

How to add drop shadows to bars

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August 31, 2015
Category:
Chart Polish, Design Approaches, Developer Products, NetCharts Pro

Not A Good Idea: Keeping all datasets of different scales within a single axis can cause issues when there’s wide gap between the values. For example in an auto scaled chart where the data values of the blue line are between 377 to 958, it can be hard to accurately read the lower values of the green line which are between 2 to 7.

Good and Not So Good Ideas of chart design – Multi Axes

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March 2, 2015
Category:
Chart Polish, Design Approaches