Customizing Data Point Symbols and Lines in Line Charts
In area and line charts, you can use symbols (circles, triangles, squares, and diamonds)
to represent data points. You can also show a straight or curved line between the
You can use the format bar to quickly customize symbols and lines. Select a symbol
and use the Symbol and Size controls to format symbols. Use the Stroke controls to
format the lines. The Chart inspector provides additional options.
Here are ways to change the data point symbols and connecting line using the
To change the data point symbol, select a data series (area shape or line), click
Inspector in the toolbar, click the Chart inspector button, and then click Series. Choose
a symbol from the Data Symbol pop-up menu. Adjust the size of the data point
symbols by entering a value or using the stepper in the adjacent field.
To join points with a curve, select a data series (line), and then choose Curve from the
Connect Points pop-up menu.
To change the line color, select a line, click Inspector in the toolbar, click the Graphic
inspector button, and then use the Stroke controls.
To learn about other formatting options, see “Formatting Charts” on page 143.