How to manipulate color
Color can be applied to a visualization in one of three fundamentally different ways:
The use of these different approaches is constrained by visualization type, data type, and whether the data is categorical or continuous in nature. At a scripting level, the color is also handled differently for tables and cross tables, but let's start with the other visualizations: those with axes.
Color by category
Color by category is simply handled using the
Spotfire.Dxp.Application.Visuals ColorAxis class we've already encountered. This class has a property called
Coloring, to which we can apply a categorical color rule. As usual, the main reference object is
Property or Method