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Violin

Name#

Sets the trace name. The trace name appears as the legend item and on hover.

In the Name text box, the name can be entered and formatted. This is automatically reflected in the Structure > Traces[link] section and in the legend[link] of the plot. The trace name can be also edited directly by double-clicking the trace name in the plot legend.

HTML tags and CSS formatting can be used to enrich text styling.

Trace Opacity#

Sets the opacity (transparency) of the trace.

Legend#

Only available when two or more traces are present.

The legend is a box in the chart that shows the name and appearance of the trace. Although Legend[link] has its own Style entry, in the Traces > Individual tab, legend can be hidden or shown.

Sometimes (a bug we're working on[link]) the legend pane may disappear from the Style > Traces menu; it can be reactivated through the Styles > Legend[link] menu.

Show In Legend#

Only available whenStyle > Legend button is enabled.

  • Show Displays the trace name in the legend; reveals Legend Group popup.
  • Hide Removes the name of the trace from the legend.

Legend Group#

Only available when option Show in Show In Legend above is selected.

Sets the legend group for this trace. Traces that are part of the same legend group hide/show at the same time when toggling legend items.

Width#

Sets the width of the box in data coordinates. If "0" (default value) the width is automatically selected based on the positions of other traces in the same subplot. Chosing 1 puts each box into a separate column, using 2 makes boxes overlap.

Violin Size And Spacing#

Violin Mode#

  • Overlay

  • Group

Violin Width#

The width of the violin in % with respect to the width of the violin plot itself.

Violin Padding#

Adds empty space around individual violins and their points expressed in % of the available space taken up by the padding

Points#

Individual data points in the data grid making up the box and its statistics can be hidden, or shown in various ways.

  • Show All

  • Outliers

  • Suspect Outliers

  • Hide

Jitter#

Only available when Points popup is not set to None.

Sets the amount of jitter in the sample points drawn. If 0, the sample points align along the distribution axis. If 1, the sample points are drawn in a random jitter of width equal to the width of the box(es).

Position#

Only available when Points popup is not set to None.

Position of points relative to the main box. If 0 points align with the box center. If 1 or -1 the points align with the right or left box edge respectively. When 2 or -2 the points are beside the box on the right or left hand side respectively.

Color#

Only available when Points popup is not set to None.

Default points inherit the box color.

  • Constant
    As a side effect changes Color for Lines and Filled Area below

    Pick a color that will be applied to all styled chart elements, using the standard color pickerlink.

  • Variable
    Reveals a popup field.

    Pick a grid column holding the color values with a syntax as explained at the standard color picker[link].

Point Opacity#

Only available when Points popup is not set to None.

  • % influences the opacity (transparency) of the chosen color and is combined with the Alpha value of the color[link].

Size#

Only available when Points popup is not set to None.

  • Constant The Constant size is entered in pixel units. Either use the up and down arrows, which uses one-pixel increments, or type into the size text box to enter fractional sizes.
  • Variable Clicking Variable size opens new set of options, which only become visible after a grid column is chosen. Click Variable, then choose a numerical grid column from the pulldown menu.

Symbol#

Only available when Points popup is not set to None.

Use this option to select the shape or symbol representing each data point.

Border Width#

Only available when Points popup is not set to None
Sets the width of the border around individual points

Border Color#

Only available when Points popup is not set to None[link]

Sets the color of the border around individual points using the standard color picker

Lines#

Sets the appearance of the lines that surround the violin body

Width#

The thickness of the lines with which the violin body border is drawn

Color#

Sets the color of the lines using the standard color picker[link]

Filled Area#

Color#

Sets the color of the body of the box using the standard color picker[link]

Text#

Text#

The grid column[link], holding the text to be shown for each item on hover, can be chosen here. Only data-containing columns can be selected.

Filling out this field reveals the Text Alignment checkbox in the Show menu below.

Scaling#

Scale Group#

Defunct [bug][conditional?]

Some text

Scale Mode#

Sets the metric by which the width of each violin is determined.

  • Width means each violin has the same (max) width

  • Count means the violins are scaled by the number of sample points makingup each violin.

Span Mode#

Sets the method by which the span in data space where the density function will be computed. Soft means the span goes from the sample's minimum value minus two bandwidths to the sample's maximum value plus two bandwidths. Hard means the span goes from the sample's minimum to its maximum value. For custom span settings, use mode Manual and fill in the [missing][bug?] Span attribute.

  • Soft

  • Hard

  • Manual[defunct?][bug?]

Visible sides#

  • Both The entire body is visible

  • Positive Half to the right of the violin body is shown

  • Negative Half to the left of the violin body is shown

Box#

Determines if an miniature box plot is drawn inside the violins.

  • Show Shows the box. When Meanline is showing, limits the Meanline to the box width

  • Hide

Box Width#

Only available when Show above is selected

% Sets the width of the inner box plots relative to the violins' width. For example, with 100%, the inner box plots are half as wide as the violins[bug?].

Box Line Width#

Only available when Show above is selected

% [bug?] Sets the inner box plot bounding line width.

Box Line Color#

Only available when Show above is selected

Sets the inner box plot bounding line color using the standard color picker

Meanline#

Determines if a line corresponding to the sample's mean is shown inside the violins. If Box is set to Show, the mean line is drawn inside the inner box. Otherwise, the mean line is drawn from one side of the violin to other.

  • Show

  • Hide

Meanline Width#

Only available when Show above is selected

% [bug?] Sets the line width of the mean line in % of a pixel.

Meanline Color#

Only available when Show above is selected

Hover/Tooltip#

Hover On#

  • Violins

  • Points

  • KDE

  • Violins and Points

  • Violins, Points and KDE

Mode#

  • Values tooltips will show actual data values on hover.
  • Template tooltips will show custom-formatted values on hover. This option also enables the template formatting field.

Show#

Only available when Values is chosen under Mode.

When under Text >Text[link] a grid area is chosen, Text appears as an extra option in the Show menu to be displayed when hovering over the plot. When hovering over a trace, each of the values from the grid are shown for X, Y, a text column and the name[link] of the trace if their box is ticked.

Trace Name#

Only available when Template is chosen under Mode.

Determines the clipping of trace names in the floating hover window

  • Values tooltips will show actual data values on hover.
  • Template tooltips will show custom-formatted values on hover. This option also enables the template formatting field.

Template#

Only available when Template is chosen under Mode.

  • Template shows an edit panel for the template string used for rendering the information text. Variables are inserted using %{variable}, for example "y: %{y}". Numbers are formatted using d3-format's syntax %{variable:d3-format}, for example "Price: %{y:$.2f}". Dates and times are formatted using d3-time-format's syntax %{variable|d3-time-format}, for example "Day: %{2019-01-01|%A}".

Text Alignment#

[conditonal] Only available when a grid column has been selected under Text > Text

Sets the horizontal alignment of the text content within the hover label box. Has an effect only if the hover label text spans two or more lines. Alignment of Hover/Tooltip can be set to Auto, Left or Right.