Chart Settings - Houses
The Chart Settings window consists of several thematic tabs of options for calculating and displaying horoscope charts. The Houses tab has options for selecting the house system and house cusps for use on the chart wheel and in the aspectarian.
The Chart Settings - Houses tab is opened by first:
Then by clicking the "Houses" button at the top of the window, or typing the H key.
The series of columns at left apply to the houses of the core event data; the columns at right to the background data.
To display houses on the chart wheel, click the button(s) at the top of the window Show inner ring house cusps on wheel and/or correspondingly for the outer (background event data) ring. The background data's listbox and button is enabled only when a dual or complex chart has been selected.
To select a house system, simply click in the adjacent drop-down list boxes (independent selections for core and background data). If you select a system in which angular cusps (1st, 4th, 7th, 10th) differ from the Ascendant and Midheaven (e.g. 'I House - Asc Sign'), then options for the true Asc and MC are added to the table, as shown above at right pan.
Left-click with the mouse in a cell of the grid to set (after which the cell will contain | ), or to unset (cell will then contain _ ) the following properties:
The 'Custom Asc' house option
allows you to create an equal house system with a custom 1st House cusp, which can be static or dynamic. After selecting this option from the listbox, click the "Set I House cusp" button to display the following dialog:
Additional features and settings
To set a default house system for high latitudes click button. Will appears a page:
Check "Hight Latitude Houses" option and select a desired house system from drop-down list.
To compare house systems, open the General House Table by selecting "Tables" | "General House Table" from the main menu, or clicking the "Tables" Toolbar button and selecting the "General House Table" item. The table lists the longitudes of the cusps, and the houses into which the planets fall, according to the 28 available house systems in ZET.
To customize further the display of cusps on the wheel, see the various settings on the Wheel tab.