Altair® Panopticon


Working with the General Settings

Every visualization has these general settings:






Title of the visualization. Can be more than one displayed in multiple rows.

Add Title Row

Click to add more title rows. Settings for each title row can be done in the Style section.

Dashboard Part ID

The ID of the dashboard part.

Header Controls

Displays header controls such as Export Excel, Toggle Display Mode, Maximize, Rubber Band Zoom, and Rubber Band Selection. Can either be Floating (default),  Fixed, or disabled.

Enable Shelves

Tab the slider to enable the shelves settings (i.e., Shelves and Visible Shelves) and display Show Shelves in the context menu.


Tap the slider to display the Shelf Variable and Breakdown.

Visible Shelves

Check the boxes of the shelves that will be displayed in the visualization.

Double click mode

Sets the behavior to be performed when double-clicking on a visualization value.


Enable to reset the zoom on data reload.

Automatic Parameterization

Select the automatic parameterization status: On, Off, or Inherit (default).

Data Table

Allows you to switch to another data table in the workbook to be used in the visualization.

Recalculate Automatic Range on Breakdown Change

Tap the slider for variables with automatic range/mapping to be recalculated when the visible depth is changed in the visualization.

Help Text

The added Help text can be displayed for the visualization.