You can change the font of the dates and times that are displayed on the time scale, the color of the text and the background color of the time scale. The background of a time scale can not only have a single color, but can also display a gradient between two colors.

To change the font used in the time scale

▪       Right-click on the chart and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select General > H.Scale.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, adapt the default settings to your needs.

▪       You can see a preview of your settings in the Sample window at the bottom of the dialog.

Control

Description

Font

Type of font used for the time scale

Font Size

Size of the font used for the time scale

Foreground

Color of the text used in the time scale

Bold

Check to use a bold style for the time scale

Italic

Check to use an italic style for the time scale

To change the colors of the time scale

▪       Right-click on the chart and select Properties.

▪       On the left side of the dialog, select General > H.Scale > Fill Type.

▪       On the right side of the dialog, choose the colors and fill type for the time scale:

Solid fill

The time scale is thoroughly colored with a single Color.

Vertical fill

The time scale is colored using a vertical gradient starting with the First color (this is equal to the Color on solid fills) and ending with the Second color.

Horizontal fill

The time scale is colored using a horizontal gradient starting with the First color (this is equal to the Color on solid fills) and ending with the Second color.