Report administrators can change the look of charts by specifying
colors used to represent specific report data categories.
You can configure the system to use the same color for all bars on a
bar or column chart. You can also define new system colors that can be used in
The following reports use the color palette specified on the
tab of the Report designer:
- Pie charts
- Bar and column charts that have a Stack by or Group
- Line and trend reports that have a Stack by or Group
Bar and column charts and line and trend reports that do not have a Stack
or Group by
value use one color.
Using chart colors
Newly generated bar or pie chart reports update the Chart Colors list to show each data
category for the report and the color associated with the category. The colors used in bar and
pie charts for a particular data category are consistently used across all bar and pie charts
created. For example, priority 1 incidents in a chart always have the same color and do not
change color based on their relative position within the chart.
Colors from the following list are automatically assigned to each category the first time the
category is used in a chart. If there are more than 15 possible categories, the colors