This sample shows the different types of containers, such as normal, thermometer, and rounded rectangle. The linear gauge's orientation can also be changed from vertical to horizontal.
The linear gauge can be rendered vertically or horizontally depending on the option selected in the Orientation drop-down list. You can also select the container type from the Container Type drop-down list.
More information on the containers can be found in this documentation section. Likewise, information about orientation can be found in this documentation section.