The arc is a simple drawing object useful for highlighting special situations in a chart.

You can find the arc tool in the Chart Tools group in the toolbar.

Entering an Arc

  1. Open a symbol chart.
  2. Click on the arc tool in the toolbar.
  3. Click into the chart to set the anchor point.
  4. Keep the mouse button pressed and draw the arc. Release the mouse button when done.

Editing an Arc

  • To move the arc, drag it with the mouse (the mouse pointer turns into a hand symbol) and move it freely. Release the mouse button when done.
  • To change the size of the arc, click on an anchor point surrounding the arc and drag it.
  • You can duplicate an arc by double-clicking on it.
  • When the arc is selected, you can edit the properties in the toolbox.
  • To delete the arc, right-click on it and select Delete from the context menu. Alternatively, select the arc and press the DEL key.


Fill Color - Here you can set the color and opacity for the arc area. The higher the opacity, the lower the transparency, i.e. the less you can see the original chart behind it.

Border Color - Here you can set the border color of the arc.