From the Clas.xls data imported into SigmaPlot, (1) Select Create Graph from Graph menu and select Scatter Plot then click Next. (2) Select Simple Scatter then click Next. (3) Select XY Pair then click Next. (4) Select ID on the worksheet for X, and Mathscor for Y, then click Finish.
A 2D scatter plot generated is shown below:
Adding a Line Plot
3.A line is added into the graph like the one shown below:
Adding a Title, Legend and Axis Titles
Most graph modifications are made using the Graph Properties dialog box. To add a Title, Legend and Axis Titles:
4.Click Legends from the Settings for list. Click Edit to change the legend text to gMathscore for Studentsh. Click on Applyto apply the changes.
5.To change the axis titles, click the Axes tab. Select X data from Axis scroll down list, then click Rename. Type the axis title gIDh, click OK. Rename Y data gMathscoreh as a new title for Y-axis.
6.The graph looks like the one shown below:
Adding / Changing Colors
Suppose you want to change the line and the symbol colors.
3.Click Symbols from the Settings for list and choose the Green color from Fill color scroll down list. Click Apply.
4.The graph looks like the one shown below:
Saving the Graphs
To save SigmaPlot file containing both the graph and the worksheet:
1.Select Save As from File menu.
2.The Save as dialog box appears. Navigate to the directory where you want to save your notebook (e.g. C:/temp).
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