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Quick Start Guide

Portfolio Lists

Portfolios

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Projects can be opened from the Project Data form or by double-clicking on a bubble object in a Bubble Chart form or in the legend.

Use the Project form to view, modify, save, and duplicate the values of a project. The project Name can be modified in the project field at the top of the form. The value scores are displayed below the name. The column names and the corresponding project values are entered and displayed in the listbox area. The bubble pattern and color project combination and the "Selected" checkbox are displayed above the listbox.

You can edit the display of the column list by using the Project Preferences form.

How data is entered in the "Plus" and "Minus" columns is controlled by the settings in the Column form.

Project Form Fields:

Project Name Field: Modify the name of the project in this field. The project name must be unique to that portfolio combination and cannot exceed 32 characters, including spaces.

Value Fields: These value are displayed below the name field.

Project Values Listbox: Project values are entered in the column on the right side of the listbox. Categorical data is entered by clicking in the associated cell and selecting from the pop-up menu that appears displaying the categories that were added in the Modify Column form.

Project Check Boxes:

[Selected] Check Box: When this box is checked, the project will include a check in the selected column of the Portfolio form.

[Blink on Charts] Check Box: When this box is checked, the project bubble will "blink" on and off in the Bubble Chart form when blinking has been turned on at the bottom of the form. You can select the blinking speed for a chart using the Bubbles tab of the bubble chart preferences form.

Project Form Buttons and Palettes:

Color: Click on the color square to open the color picker to select a color for the project.

Pattern Palettes: Click on the pattern square to select a pattern for the project from a drop-down selection of 64 patterns.

Pattern Color: Click on the color square to open the color picker to select a color for selected the bubble pattern.

The combined color, pattern, and pattern color combination is previewed in the Preview box on the right side of the form.

[Delete]: Click on this button to delete the project by displaying the Delete Project dialog confirmation form.

[Duplicate]: Click on this button to open a new Project form containing the identical values as the parent project. This allows you to edit and save a new project that contains the same or similar values as the original project.

[Save]: Click on this button to save any changes made to the project.

[Close]: Click on this button to close the Project form. If you have made any changes to the project that have not been saved, the "Changes Not Saved" dialog will be displayed.