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Legend resizing and overlapping onto chart

Legend resizing and overlapping onto chart

Legend resizing and overlapping onto chart

I have a chart for Crystal Reports 2013. Does anyone know how I can force the legend to NOT resize if the text is too large? Can i force it to only display a certain number of values? I don't see anywhere I can configure anything with the legend. I need it to resize based on the values but obviously not for scenarios like below!

RE: Legend resizing and overlapping onto chart

Use a formula instead of the field shown in the legend. If this is a group name, you could either conditionally reduce the length of the field, by doing something like this:

If len({table.field})>20 then
Left({table.field, 20) else

Another approach would be to add in a check for spaces/hyphens and use the split function to display only a certain number of array elements or to limit it by length for values that are too long but contain no spaces/hyphens, etc.

You could either use this to replace the groupfield on which the legend is based or you could change the display of the group name in the group options tab.


RE: Legend resizing and overlapping onto chart

Of course!! Formula worked perfectly. Thanks so much!

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