Edit Graph dialog: Type tab

Use this dialog to choose what type of graph you want to create. For example, graph types available include pie charts, bar graphs, and line graphs.

This dialog is also displayed as:
Edit Graph dialog: Graph Type page

For more information, see:

"About using graphs in Discoverer"

"About components of a Discoverer graph"

Note: The graph type that you have selected determines which fields are displayed. Not all fields might be described on this help page.

Graph type

Use this list to choose a graph type (or category). The Graph Subtype pane opposite displays graph styles of this type that you can choose from.

Graph Subtype

Use this area to choose a graph style from the sub-types available.


This area gives hints and tips on using the selected graph style.


  • If you are editing an existing graph, you can also edit the graph using any of the following methods:

    • Select the area of the graph you want to edit, and use options on the graph menu bar to manipulate the graph area (for more information, see Section 5.3, "About Discoverer menus").

    • Select the area of the graph you want to edit, right-click to display a graph menu of options for that area, and use the graph menu options to manipulate the graph area.