Quick Reference to System Monitor settings

For all of the following settings, start by right-clicking the System Monitor details pane and clicking Properties.

To add or change thisUse this tab

View type: graph, histogram, or report

General

Objects, counters, and instances (add or delete)

Data

 Note

You can also add counters by right-clicking the details pane and clicking Add Counters or by clicking the button on the toolbar. To delete counters, use the Remove button on the Data tab, the DELETE key on the keyboard, or the button on the toolbar. To remove all counters and specify new ones, click the button on the toolbar.

Source of data displayed: current data input to the graph, current data input from a log, archived data input from a log

Source

 Note

You can also use the button on the toolbar to use a log file as the data source or to view real-time data.

Time range for a log and view time range

Source

Update frequency

General

 Note

You can also use the and buttons on the toolbar to take samples manually.

Report or histogram value type (minimum, maximum, average)

General

Display of counter legend

General

Display of last, minimum, and maximum values for a selected counter (the value bar); allow multiple counter instances

General

Color, width, style, or graph line

Data

Scale of counter data values

Data

Background color of results pane surrounding the graph area, color of graph data-display area

Appearance

Title of graph

Graph

Label on value axis, vertical or horizontal grid lines, and upper and lower limits of graph axes

Graph

Font color in graph display or legend

Appearance

Font type, size, and style

Appearance

Grid color, timer bar color

Appearance

Border style, appearance of graph window

General

Toolbar

General



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