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The symbol object is a sub-object of the system object. The symbol object properties allow you to read and alter symbol-related settings which are set in the OPTION.CNF file. These settings can also be accessed in the Options dialog box.


Property Access Description
system.symbol.borderWidth Read/write

Control the border width of hollow or open symbols in a scatter or line and symbol data plot. Set to n to set the width of the symbol border to n% of the symbol's half diameter.

system.symbol.lineGap Read/write

Control the line and symbol gap on a line and symbol data plot. Set to n to set the line and symbol gap to n% of the symbol diameter. 0 = no gap. Maximum allowable value is 255. Note: To display the line and symbol gap, enable the associated check box in the data plot's Plot Details dialog box.