Did you know that IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) offers a feature calling “padding” which defines lines are separated within a chart? The concept of padding is the equivalent of defining white space in between the lines (e.g., no padding) or making the lines touch the lines above and below (e.g., padding).
The setting is located within the chat area of the visualization properties. It is defined as a binary option so you can choose to enable it or disable it.
Here is an example of the same chart via both options. The chart on the top has padding enabled (e.g., the option is not checked) and the chart on the bottom has padding disabled.
By defining whitespace around your charts, you make your data more readable.
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