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Circular Gauge and Meter Settings

Version: DiscoveryClassic

Describes gauge and meter settings for Discovery Classic

The Gauge Settings editor appears when you are editing a circular gauge or meter. It defaults to the most commonly-used settings, so you don’t need to change anything here unless you want to.

Layout Tab

The Layout tab gives you control over how the elements in the gauge are formatted and arranged.

  • Gauge Layout:Select the arrangement of the elements within the circular gauge or meter.
    Default: Circular.
  • Gauge Style: Select the gauge style: gauge, meter, or custom.
    Default: (Default). This is the style of the circular dial you added to the dashboard.
  • Show Dial Title: Choose whether to display the title of the dial.
    Default: Yes.

Scale Tab

Change the look and style of the scale.

  • Maximum: Set the maximum value of the circular gauge or meter.
    Default: 100
  • Minimum: Set the minimum value of the circular gauge or meter.
    Default: 0

Data Labels Tab

Change the look and style of the data labels.

  • Font: Set the font.
    Default: (Default)
  • (Size): Set the size of the font.
    Default: 9
  • (Style): Set the font style.
    Default: Standard
  • (Color): Set the font color.
    Default: (Default)

Zones Tab

Change the dial’s zone alert.

  • Show Dial Zone Alert icon: Choose whether to show a dial zone alert icon.
    Default: Yes
  • Show Dial Zone Alert Indicator: Choose whether to show a dial zone alert indica­tor.
    Default: No
  • Zone Indicator Style: Set the style of the zone alert.
    Default: Circular

If you select Custom in the Gauge Style field of the Layout tab, the Gauge Settings editor changes. Use these settings to customize your gauge.

Layout Tab

The Layout tab gives you control over how the elements in the gauge are formatted and arranged.

  • Gauge Layout: Select the arrangement of the elements within the circular gauge or meter.
    Default: Circular.
  • Gauge Style: Select the gauge style: gauge, meter, or custom.
    Default: Custom. This is the style of the circular dial you added to the dashboard.
  • Show Dial Title: Choose whether to display the title of the dial.
    Default: No.
  • Show Series Header: Choose whether to display the series header.
    Default: No.
  • Long Name: If Show Series Header is set to Yes, you can select the series header name to use.
    Default: Long Name.
  • Show Units Name: Choose whether to display the units name.
    Default: No.

Value Display Tab

The Value Display tab gives you control over to the display.

  • Show Value Display: Choose whether to display the value header.
    Default: Yes.
  • Value Display Style: Choose the style of the value display.
    Default: Modern.
  • Value Display Position: Choose the position of the value display.
    Default: Middle.
  • Value Display Font: Choose the font to use for the value display.
    Default: (Default.
  • (Font Size): Choose the font size.
    Default: 20.
  • (Font Format): Choose the font format.
    Default: Bold.
  • (Font Color): Choose the font color.
    Default: (Default).

Scale Tab

The Scale tab gives you control over how the elements in the gauge are sized.

  • Maximum: Set the dial’s maximum.
    Default: 100.
  • Minimum: Set the dial’s minimum.
    Default: 0.
  • Interval Count: Set the dial’s interval count.
    Default: 5.
  • Maximum Pin: Choose whether to display a maximum pin.
    Default: No.
  • Radius: Set the dial’s radius.
    Default: 40.

  • Background: Choose whether to display a background.
    Default: Yes.
  • Width: Set the dial’s width.
    Default: 14.

Data Labels Tab

The Data Labels tab gives you control over the display options for the data labels.

  • Font: Choose the font to use for the data labels.
    Default: (Default).
  • (Font Size): Choose the font size.
    Default: 9.
  • (Font Format): Choose the font format.
    Default: Standard.
  • (Font Color): Choose the font color.
    Default: (Default.
  • Rotate: Choose whether to rotate the data labels.
    Default: No.
  • Placement: Select where to display the data labels.
    Default: Outside.

Tick Marks Tab

The Tick Marks tab gives you control over how the tick marks are displayed.

  • Shape: Select the shape of the tick marks.
    Default: Rectangle.
  • Width: Select the width of the tick marks.
    Default: 2.
  • Length: Select the length of the tick marks.
    Default: 25.
  • Color: Choose the tick marks color.
    Default: (Default).
  • Show Minor Tick Marks: Choose whether to display minor tick marks.
    Default: Yes-Auto.
  • Interval: If you select Yes-Manual for Show Minor Tick Marks, you can select the interval for the tick marks.
    Default: 5.
  • Width: Select the width of the tick marks.
    Default: 1.

Custom Labels Tab

The Custom Labels tab gives you control over the custom labels.

  • Show Custom Label 1: Choose whether to display custom label 1.
    Default: No.
  • Label 1 Text: If you select Yes for Show Custom Label 1, you can enter the text for label 1.
    Default: Label 1.
  • Label 1 Value: If you select Yes for Show Custom Label 1, you can enter the value for label 1.
    Default: 0.
  • Show Custom Label 2: Choose whether to display custom label 2.
    Default: No.
  • Label 2 Text: If you select Yes for Show Custom Label 2, you can enter the text for label 2.
    Default: Label 2.
  • Label 2 Value: If you select Yes for Show Custom Label 2, you can enter the value for label 2.
    Default: 50.
  • Show Custom Label 3: Choose whether to display custom label 3.
    Default: No.
  • Label 3 Text: If you select Yes for Show Custom Label 3, you can enter the text for label 3.
    Default: Label 3.
  • Label 3 Value: If you select Yes for Show Custom Label 3, you can enter the value for label 3.
    Default: 100.

Show Legends Tab

The Show Legends tab gives you control over how the legends are displayed.

  • Show Legend: Choose whether to display the legend.
    Default: No.
  • Legend Text: If you select Yes for Show Legend, you can select the legend to use.
    Default: Short Name.

Zones Tab

The Zones tab gives you control over how the tick marks are displayed.

  • Show Dial Zone Alert Icon: Choose whether to display the dial zone alert icon.
    Default: Yes.
  • Show Dial Zone Alert Indicator: Choose whether to display the dial zone alert indi­cator.
    Default: No.
  • Zone Indicator Style: If you select Yes to Show Dial Zone Alert Indicator, you can select the style of the zone indicator.
    Default: Rounded Rectangle.
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