The TRUECHART extension, including all of its visualizations, is controlled by the right-click menu.

Figure 1. Right-clicking on the TRUECHART extension will open the right-click menu.
  • TRUECHART/All settings will extend the advanced right-click menu:


    • Scaling contains actions to fixate the scaling of scaling groups - this menu item is only visible after right-clicking on a visualization element (chart or table visualization column)
      • Fixate all locks the scaling of all scaling groups at the current value.

      • Fixate group locks the scaling of a specific scaling group at the current value.

    • Variable,

      • Add, the value at the mouse cursor as a variable.

    • Highlight lets you create new or edit/delete existing highlights on the chart,

      • Add, create a highlight on the current visualization element (bar, value...)
      • Edit, opens the edit dialog for current highlight - this menu item is only visible after right-clicking on a highlight element
      • Delete, removes current highlight - this menu item is only visible after right-clicking on a highlight element
    • Compare lets you create new or edit/delete existing compares on the chart,

      • Add, create a compare by clicking two visualization elements which shall get compare (chart or table visualization column)
      • Edit, opens the edit dialog for compare - this menu item is only visible after right-clicking on a compare element
      • Rating, click to change the compare rating - this menu item is only visible after right-clicking on a compare element
      • Signs, click to switch the compare sign - this menu item is only visible after right-clicking on a compare element
      • Delete, removes the current compare - this menu item is only visible after right-clicking on a compare element
    • Input, Save changed will save the inline comments of the extension - this menu item is only visible if the auto-saving of comments was deactivated by designer

    • Cell includes all actions that change the contents of a grid cell.

      • Content will open the cell dialog.

      • Table opens the table dialog to configure a table.

      • Link lets you create links between axes, legends, and values of different charts. See also: Linked visualizations (cell linking).

      • Cut cuts the current cell content and stores it in the clipboard.

      • Copy copies the current cell content into the clipboard.

      • Paste pastes the cell contents in the clipboard into the given cell.

    • Layout leads you to the layout editor.

    • Data & Format will open the data context dialog. If the right-click was done on a measure representation (bar, line, etc...) the editor will show the corresponding measure settings.

    • Object contains all the actions to save, load, or export the extension:

      • Initialize sets the state of the extension to default.

      • Export as Image exports the extension in a PNG file.

      • Export as PDF exports the extension in a PDF file.

      • Export as Vector Graphic exports the extension in an EMF file.

      • Export as Excel exports the extension in an Excel sheet.

      • Deactivate Drilldown suppresses the automatic drill down behavior when clicking on a data element.

    • Overall contains general and Notation Manual settings:

    • Show Text / Edit Text switches between edit and show mode.

    • Help & About opens the Help & About dialog.

  • Save input will save the inline comments of the extension.

  • Cell will open the cell dialog for the specified cell.

  • Layout leads you to the layout editor.

  • Data & Format will open the data context dialog.

  • Save object will save the state of the extension.

  • Show Text / Edit Text will toggle between the show and edit mode.

  • Help & About opens the Help & About dialog.
  • All Settings same as the TRUECHART entry