Step 1. Expand the tree under X or Y

Do one of the following to expand the tree under X or Y:

Method 1

Click the to the left of either the X or Y.

Method 2

  1. Click the right mouse button.

  2. Select Expand on the popup menu


Method 3

  1. Double click X or Y.

  2. When you use any method, the tree expands to display:

Count (Read only)

The number of X or Y-axes that have been configured for the chart.


The properties appear in a tree under Item.

  1. Use any of the methods you used for X or Y to expand Item. (Choose Expand from the popup menu list, if you choose that method.)

 Note: Follow any of the three methods when the tree is expanded to collapse the tree. Select Collapse from the popup menu.

More information

Design XY Plot axes.