Details on Add/Edit Rule


Use these dialogs to define or edit an icon rule.

  1. In the Icon Settings dialog, go to the Icons page.

  2. Click the Add Rule... button to add a rule. To edit an existing rule, double-click the rule of interest in the list.

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Option

Description

Rule type

Specifies which rule type to add. See below for descriptions of all available rule types.

Value

Defines the value or values the rule should apply to. The available options depend on the rule type selected. See Details on Point/Value Menu for descriptions of all the options in this menu.

Color

Specifies the color of the icon.

Shape

Specifies the shape of the icon.

Display name

Optionally specify a descriptive name for the rule.

 

Available rule types:

Rule Type

Description

Top

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to the rows of the top number of items. Specify the number of items to affect in the Value field.

Note: In some cases more than the defined number of items may be affected. For example, if the rule states that the top three items should be indicated using a yellow star, and four items represent the highest value, then all four of these items will get the yellow star.

Bottom

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to the rows of the bottom number of items. Specify the number of items to affect in the Value field.

Note: In some cases more than the defined number of items may be affected. For example, if the rule states that the bottom three items should be indicated using a red star, and four items represent the lowest value, then all four of these items will get the red star.

Between

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to all the items representing values between the two specified values. Specify the values in the two Value fields.

Equal to

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to all the items representing values that are equal to the specified value.

Not equal to

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to all the items representing values that are not equal to the specified value.

Greater than

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to all the items representing values greater than the specified value.

Greater than or equal to

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to all the items representing values greater than or equal to the specified value.

Less than

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to all the items representing values less than the specified value.

Less than or equal to

Adds an icon of the selected appearance to all the items representing values less than or equal to the specified value.

Boolean expression

Lets you define a boolean expression. All the items for which the expression is true will get the an icon of the selected appearance. See To add a boolean expression as a rule for a description. To learn more about custom expressions in general, see Custom Expressions Introduction.

See also:

Icon Settings - Icons