Properties Menu - Appearance

Most of the text formatting properties for the Vitara grid chart are available in the ‘Appearance’ tab. This tab can be accessed from the ‘Edit’ button. Hover the cursor on the Vitara grid chart, click on the ‘Edit’ button and select the ‘Appearance’ tab.



Vitara grid chart will come in the ‘Fresh’ theme by default. There are three other themes available in the Vitara grid chart: fresh, dark, and white. The theme can be modified ways, from the edit property window and from the right click property window. Below are the screenshots of accessing the theme from the above mentioned two ways.

Grid theme from edit property window:

appearance theme1

Grid theme from right click property window:

appearance theme2


There is an option to view the layout from the right to left format from the build 4.1. You can enable the option if want to see the chart from right to left. Below is a screenshot from the property editor.

appearance layout1

See the screenshot below when we enable the right to left layout in the grid chart

appearance layout2


When we sort the columns in the grid chart, by default the Toggle animation is enabled. You can uncheck the checkbox of Toggle Animation to turn off the animation in the chart.

appearance animation

Grouping/Pivot Dropzones

You can hide the Grouping/ Pivoting drop zones from the property editor.

appearance hide dropzones

Row Height

In Vitara grid chart rows are classified as; normal grid rows, column header row, and group header rows. Vitara grid chart allows users to modify the height of all the above-mentioned row types. Here you can hide the children count by enabling Hide children count checkbox.

appearance row height

“Grouped Row Height” field will be available if we apply to the group on any of the attributes/ metrics.

Header and Body Text Styles

Vitara grid chart offers you all the text formatting options; font family, font size, bold, italic, underline, text color, font alignment and background color. Below is the screenshot of theme properties showing header style options and body style options.

appearance text styles