Plot Label objects should be used to describe contents of the plotted data, and this
dialog box allows you to edit various label properties. You can display it either by
using plot viewer context menu, or select label object and choose Selected Plot Label
Properties command from the main menu. See Plot Labels Action
Category for additional information on plot label objects.
Type - select one of eight label kinds: simple text block (horizontal and
vertical), plot legend (with additional text), arrow or line (also with optional text),
balloon-type label and simple figures - rectangle or ellipse.
Coordinates and attachment (pinning) - for all types of labels any
coordinate has five modes. In Frame mode coordinate is relative position of
the label object inside the axis frame (0 - left, top; 1 - right, bottom). In Scale mode,
coordinate is scaled in the same way as data points,
so that when you change plot
scale, the label moves together with data points and even may disappear.
And in the Axis mode, coordinate is an integer number of pixels from the
Alignment - allows you to select one of nine positions inside label rectangle
for X1,Y1 point, or the position of text inside rectangle-type label.
Label text - use this field to enter description of curves (series) and their
features, or any other supplementary information.
Visible flag - determines whether this label should be displayed. Warning:
you can not show hidden label by means of standard DM2003 UI!
Other visual attributes - font, background color, contour line attributes like
width, color and type.
Label may have transparent background (implementation depends on label
Preview - this picture allows you to see all changes immediately.