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Linear Scale Properties Dialog Box, Fill

Select Fill on the Linear Scale Properties dialog box to define color fill effects for this gauge element. These options are not applicable when the scale bar is set to zero. For more information about how to set the scale bar width, see Linear Scale Properties Dialog Box, Layout.

Fill style

Select a fill effect for the chart element.

  • Solid   Fills the selected chart element with a solid color.

  • Gradient   Fills the chart element with two colors that gradate.

  • Pattern   Fills the contents of this chart element with two colors that form a pattern.


Select a fill color.

Secondary color

Select a secondary fill color. Only applicable when Gradient or Pattern is selected.

Gradient style

Select the gradient style. Only applicable when Gradient is selected.

Pattern style

Select the pattern style. Only applicable when Pattern is selected.

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