# Linear Scale Properties Dialog Box, General

Select **General** on the **Linear Scale Properties** dialog box to define minimum, maximum and interval options for the scale.

## Options

**Reverse scale direction**

Reverses the values on the scale so that they read from right to left. By default, the scale values are displayed from left to right.**Minimum value**

Select the minimum numeric value of the scale.**Maximum value**

Select the maximum numeric value of the scale.**Interval**

Type an expression or a value for the interval at which labels appear. If omitted, the labels are divided evenly on the gauge scale based on the dataset.**Interval offset**

Type an expression or a value that corresponds to the interval offset. If omitted, the gauge does not use the interval offset.**Multiply values by**

Type an expression or a value that represents a multiplier value, by which all values on the scale will be multiplied.**Use logarithmic scale**

Select this option to specify a logarithmic scale.**Log base**

Type an expression or a value that represents the logarithmic base. Only applicable when a logarithmic scale is specified.