[rrd-users] Graphing data by layers

Marc MERLIN marc_rrd at merlins.org
Tue Dec 22 02:41:21 CET 2009

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 05:06:51PM -0600, Jose Oscar Olivares Ocampo/Mexico/Contr/IBM wrote:
>     Hello everyone, I am a beginner user of the tool.
> I have 4 values on an RRD file, which I am trying to graph into a single 
> chart.
> I want all these values to be AREAs.
> My problem is that sometimes, one value is greater than the rest at 
> certain interval, and this value superpose at the front (making the rest 
> "invisible").
> Changing the order is of no help, since these values are not predictable 
> and any of them can be greater than the rest at a given interval.
> Is there a way to force the lower value to be graphed at front and the 
> higher at the back of a chart?
> Should I use alpha on the areas for this?

I use alpha transparency for this.

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