I’m not really happy with the look of the charts that come with Perspective in Maker, they look like they’re from the 90’s. Has anyone done some customizations so they look more modern (something that looks like https://apexcharts.com )? Or is that not really possible?
Have you seen Vision’s charts? Perspective uses Amcharts and React-Timeseries, both of which are certainly “modern” charting systems.
You can absolutely customize the appearance of the charts, through a combination of properties and Perspective themes (I suggest searching the forums for more info; they’re an intentionally obscure feature because a large swathe of our customers simply don’t need them). There are edges to both charting libraries that simply don’t fit into the mostly static way React requires our components to render, but if you think you can do better, you’re also welcome to create your own module that incorporates a Perspective component: https://github.com/inductiveautomation/ignition-sdk-examples/tree/master/perspective-component
Then let me rephrase - out of the box they look like they’re from the 90’s.
Sorry if I offended you. I asked if they can be customized - and apparently yes, but documentation is pretty slim (at least from what I’ve found), so I don’t think my question was totally off base? And yes, I have seen Visions charts - and out of the box Perspective looks about the same (at least to me). Messing around with it myself I’ve come closer to Apex charts - but it still would be nice to have the animations (I’m not seeing that in Perspective, unless there is a property for that?). I was also able to smooth out the chart, but having trouble getting the chart to be smooth both on mobile and on desktop because they need two different options (I need less point counts on mobile).