6.8 - Context Menu

The context menu is available in every plot by right clicking anywhere on the plot. This allows the user to change certain aspects of the plot based on their requirements. The contents of the menu will vary dependent upon the chart selected.

Viewing Style – Allows the user to select the desired Chart style.

Border Style – Allows the user to select the desired Border style of the chart.

Font Size – Allows the user to select the desired font size, which will affect all fonts on the chart including title and axis labels. Large, Medium or Small.

Show Legend – Allows the user to toggle the chart legend on and off.

Legend Style – Allows the user to select the Legend style. There are 6 options, including Hide Legend.

Numeric Precision – Allows the user to select the number of decimal places the numbers in the plots are referenced to. Zero to 3 d.p.

Plotting Method – Allows the user to select the way the line is plotted: Point, Line, Bar, Points + Line, Spline Area.

Data Shadows – Allows the user to select between off, shadow and 3D.

Gradient Styles – Allows the user to select the gradient graphic on a pie chart.

Data Labels as – Allows the user to select the labels as a percentage or as the actual value.

Group Percentages – User can select the percentage threshold below which a segment in a pie chart will be grouped as other.

Grid Options – Allows the user to change the grid options in the chart.

Graph and/or Table – Allows the user to view the chart only, table only or both at the same time.

Point Label Orientation – Allows the user to select the orientation of the X axis series labels.

Include Data Labels – Allows the user to add data labels to the chart.

Mark Data Points – Adds the data points relating to the data labels.

Undo Zoom – Resets the zoom on the chart. Pressing the Z button has the same effect.

Customization Dialog – Opens a dialog that allows the user to chart titles, axis min and max values, fonts, line colour and styles.

Maximise – Maximises the chart to fill the screen. Escape button exits this view.

Export Dialog – Allows the user to Export the chart using multiple image formats: EMF, WMF, BMP, JPG and PNG. The user has 3 options:

  • Clipboard: exports directly to clipboard, allowing images to be quickly added to word, excel & PowerPoint documents

  • File: Creates an image file of the chart which can be used on its own or imported into any suitable document

  • Printer: Sends the chart to the printer

The user can also choose the relevant Width, Pixels and DPI to use for the export. For Clipboard and File options, Pixels is the only available selection. When Printer is selected, the Millimeters, Inches and Points options become available to select.

X Axis on Top – Moves the labelled X axis from the bottom to the top.

Y Axis on Top – Moves the labelled Y axis from the left to the right.

Additional X Axis – Adds an additional labelled X axis.

Additional Y axis – Adds an additional labelled Y axis.

The following context menu items are only available in a 3D chart. For more information on the 3D chart and how to use these items, see Section 12.3 - 3D Chart:

Rotation Animation – Toggle this option on to make the 3D chart rotate automatically around the z-axis, for display purposes.

Rotation Increment – Changes the speed and direction of the rotation animation.

Center on survey – Changes the view to a ‘fly down sphere’ centered on the deepest survey in the reference well. The keyboard arrow keys can be used to change the survey well that the fly down sphere is referencing.

Fly down well – Causes the fly down sphere to automatically move from the top of the well down to the bottom.

Show closest approach – Measures the distance between the fly down sphere and the nearest point on the chosen reference well.

Orientate to North – Orientates the 3D chart so that north on the chart is pointing straight up with reference to the screen.

North Ref Distances – When toggled off, the show closest approach option will display distances with reference to the highside of the reference well. When toggled on, distances will be measured with reference to north.

Go to bottom of well – When center on survey is turned on, this will cause the fly down sphere to go to the deepest survey in the well.

Go to top of well - When center on survey is turned on, this will cause the fly down sphere to go to the shallowest survey in the well.

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