Widget Generic Settings

This page lists settings found in the Data & Settings window that are generic to multiple widget types. If you cannot find the setting you are looking for, it may be specific to a certain widget type. In which case you will find it on the help page for that widget.

Basics

Width

Set a specific width for your widget in pixels.

Height

Set a specific width for your widget in pixels.

Anchor

Anchor your widget to the left or right of the page. This is useful if you wish to arrange widgets side-by-side on the report page.

Margin

Set margins for your widget – from left to right the boxes are for the top, right, bottom and left margins.

Show Comparison Features

If your data contains comparison features, use this toggle to show/hide them.

Axes

Font

Type the name of the font you would like to use for axis text into the box.

Font size

Type into the box or use the arrows to set the font size for axis text.

X Axis Label Format

Choose a label format for the X axis. Refer to the Variables page for information on the possible values.

X Axis Title

Type a title that will be displayed for the X axis.

X Axis Label Format

Choose a number format for the Y axis. Refer to the Number Formats page for more information.

Y Axis Title

Type a title that will be displayed on the Y axis e.g. ‘Percentage’ or ‘Rate per 1000’

Colors & Highlights

Palette

Choose a color palette for the widget. You can edit the active palette by clicking the x buttons to remove colors or the + button to add colors. There are also buttons to change to a different palette completely, to copy/paste color codes to/from the clipboard and to toggle the direct edit view that allows you to type in color codes delimited by commas e.g. #a6cee3 #b2df8a #fb9a99 #fdbf6f #cab2d6 #ffff99 #1f78b4 #33a02c #e31a1c #ff7f00.

Chart Background Color

Choose a background color for the chart.

Highlight Selected Feature

Choose whether you would like the widget to highlight the selected feature.

Highlight Color

Choose a highlight color for the selected feature. This setting will be greyed out if Highlight Selected Feature is false.

Series

Type

Choose whether the chart series will use features or indicators. For a bar chart for example, if you would like the bars in the chart to represent different indicators for the same area choose features-as-series. If you would like the bars in the chart to represent different areas for the same indicator, choose indicators-as-series.

Series Label

Choose a label format for your series. Refer to the Variables page for information on the possible values.

Sort Feature by Name

Choose whether or not to sort features by Name.

Legend

Show Legend

Choose whether the widget should show a legend or not.

Position

Choose the position the legend will display in within the widget.

Font Family

Choose the font family for text in the legend.

Font Size

Choose a font size for text in the legend.

Text Color

Choose a color for text in the legend.

Reverse Order

Choose whether to show legend items in normal or reverse order.

Numbers & Values

Number Format

Choose a number format for the widget. Refer to the Variables page for information on the possible values.

No Data Label

Choose a value to display when there is no data value to display for a feature.

Text & Labels

Indicator Label Style

Choose whether to show the full or short name for an indicator. This applies for indicators belonging to an InstantAtlas Data Catalog.

Title

Choose a title for the widget.

Title Position

Choose a position for the title of the widget. This setting will be greyed out if there is no title.

Title Alignment

Choose an alignment for the title of the widget.

Title Background Color

Choose a background color for the bar where the widget title is displayed.

Title Text Color

Choose a text color for the title of the widget.

Title Padding

Set the padding in pixels for the title of the widget.

Title Font Size

Set the font size in pixels for the title of the widget.

Title Text Bold

Choose whether the title text is bold or not.

Description

Type a description for the widget into the box. This text will display at the foot of the widget.

Alternate Text

Optionally, replace the default value provided for the alternative text for the widget in the box. This text will be used when the widget cannot be viewed e.g. by assistive technologies.

Indicator Aliases

Click this button to set aliases for the indicators selected in the Data tab. The Set Indicator Aliases and Order window will open. Click an indicator, and click the Rename button to edit the alias for this indicator, and then click the Save button. There is an Undo button if you wish to restore the original alias and a Clear Aliases button in the bottom left hand corner to restore the aliases for all indicators. When you have finished, click the Save Changes button.

Box

Border Style

Choose a border style for your widget.

Border Color

Choose a color for the border for your widget. This setting will be greyed out if Border Style is set to ‘none’.

Border Width

Choose a width for the border for your widget. This setting will be greyed out if Border Style is set to ‘none’.

Border Radius

Choose a radius for the border for your widget. The higher the radius value, the more rounded the border at the corners of your widget.

Behavior

Include All Areas

Use this toggle to choose whether the widget should show all features in the web map or not.

Show When Empty

Use this toggle to choose whether the widget should show if it is empty.

Allow Chart Export

Use this toggle to choose whether a table icon will show at the bottom of the chart for end-users to export the data.