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Yawovi
Level I

Vertical text for group labels in Graph Builder

Hello all!

 

couldn't find an answer to this one, although it seems like an easy one...How can I make the text of the group labels vertical? See picture below (they're by default horizontal)...is there a way via the Graph Builder GUI or do I have to script? Below the generated script for my graph (anything I could add?). Any help much appreciated! thanks!

 

Best,

 

Yawovi

 

Graph Builder(
	Size( 745, 526 ),
	Variables(
		X( :Power ),
		Y( :Name( "Concentration" ) ),
		Group X( :Location ),
		Overlay( :Color )
	),
	Elements(
		Points( X, Y, Legend( 7 ) ),
		Line Of Fit( X, Y, Legend( 12 ), Equation( 1 ) )
	)
)

group labels.PNG 

 

 

 

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txnelson
Super User

Re: Vertical text for group labels in Graph Builder

I don't believe that you can change the orientation of the group labels, however you may be able to do a little manipulation and get a graph that is similar to what you want.  I added some missing value rows, and manually added some reference lines, both of which could be programmatically added if you move ahead with this methodology.

replacegrouping.PNG

names default to here(1);
dt = current data table();

Graph Builder(
	Size( 528, 464 ),
	Show Control Panel( 0 ),
	Variables( X( :age ), X( :weight, Position( 1 ) ), Y( :height ), Color( :age ) ),
	Elements(
		Points( X( 1 ), X( 2 ), Y, Legend( 137 ) ),
		Line( X( 1 ), X( 2 ), Y, Legend( 138 ), Missing Values( "No Connection" ) )
	),
	SendToReport(
		Dispatch(
			{},
			"age",
			ScaleBox,
			{Add Ref Line( 8, "Solid", "Black", "", 1 ),
			Add Ref Line( 16, "Solid", "Black", "", 1 ),
			Add Ref Line( 28, "Solid", "Black", "", 1 ),
			Add Ref Line( 36, "Solid", "Black", "", 1 ),
			Add Ref Line( 44, "Solid", "Black", "", 1 ),
			Add Ref Line( 40, "Solid", "Black", "", 1 )}
		),
		Dispatch(
			{},
			"400",
			ScaleBox,
			{Legend Model(
				137,
				Base( 0, 0, 0, Item ID( "12", 1 ) ),
				Base( 1, 0, 0, Item ID( "13", 1 ) ),
				Base( 2, 0, 0, Item ID( "14", 1 ) ),
				Base( 3, 0, 0, Item ID( "15", 1 ) ),
				Base( 4, 0, 0, Item ID( "16", 1 ) ),
				Base( 5, 0, 0, Item ID( "17", 1 ) )
			)}
		)
	)
);
Jim
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Yawovi
Level I

Re: Vertical text for group labels in Graph Builder

Thanks Jim for taking a look! Appreciated! However this seems not to work if the variable weight (power in my case) is continuous and age (location in my case) is ordinal/character. Such variable type definition is necessary in my case because I want to show for each age (location in my case) the line fit of height (concentration in my case) versus weight (power in my case). Or do you still see another workaround? Many thanks!

 

Best regards!

Yawovi

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txnelson
Super User

Re: Vertical text for group labels in Graph Builder

If you are fitting a line, then my work around will not work. However, all is not lost. A script could be written to run each of the groupings separately and then to put them together side by side. It would take a bit of work, but it could be done. Depending on your level of experience with JSL, would be the effort calculator.
Jim
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ThuongLe
Level IV

Re: Vertical text for group labels in Graph Builder

How about switching Power to Group X and Location to X-axis.
X-axis has the capability to change the label direction.
Hope it helps
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