# Linear Gauge Properties Dialog Box, General

SQL Server 2008 R2

Select General on the Linear Gauge Properties dialog box to set general size and position options for an individual gauge within the gauge panel.

## Options

Name

Type a unique name for this gauge.

Tooltip

Type a label or expression for the ToolTip to be displayed when the mouse is hovered over the gauge panel.

Auto-fit all gauges in panel

Select this option to automatically optimize the fit of each gauge in the gauge panel.

Gauge location

Set the gauge location and size by unselecting the Auto-fit all gauges in panel option. You will need to specify an X position and a Y position.

X Position

Type a position, as a percentage of the gauge panel, that represents the X position of the gauge in the gauge panel, relative to the left of the gauge panel.

Y Position

Type a position, as a percentage of the gauge panel, that represents the Y position of the gauge in the gauge panel, relative to the top of the gauge panel.

Width

Type a width, as a percentage of the gauge panel.

Height

Type a height, as a percentage of the gauge panel.

Aspect ratio

The value of the option is automatically calculated.

Orientation

Select the orientation of the linear gauge. When you change the orientation to be vertical or horizontal, you may need to adjust the size and shape of the linear gauge.