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Create plots with significant differences for pairwise comparison

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This app can be used to create various plot with significant differences.  Use can choose what post-hoc method to be used for getting the statistics of means comparison.

Download the file "Paired Comparison Plot.opx", and then drag-and-drop onto the Origin workspace. An icon will appear in the Apps gallery window.


  • Click the app icon to open the dialog
  • Select  input for Data and Group columns. Please note that the you can select one group column for One-way ANOVA, or two group columns for Two-way ANOVA.
  • You can choose to indicate the significant difference on top with letters, asterisk bracket, or p values.


  • To view the sample graphs, right click on the app icon and choose Open Samples Folder from the context menu
  • Significant Mark option
    • Letters on Top
    • Asterisk with Bracket
    • P-value with Bracket
  • Plot Type option
    • Bar
    • Data Points
    • Box Chart
    • Scatter with Error Bar
  • Means Comparison option
    • Tukey
    • Bonferroni
    • Dunn-Sidak
    • Fisher's LSD
    • Scheffé
    • Holm-Bonferroni
    • Holm-Sidak 


3.6 Fix no label issue for Asterisk with Bracket method in 3.5. Update build-in Sample OPJ
3.5 Options of Error bar to be SD or SE and fix speed problem
3.4 Fix bug of numeric separator issue in GOS
3.3 Fix bug of letters on top option introduced in version 3.1
3.1 Fix problem of large group number and axis label
3.0 Support Raw/Unstack data for one way anova
2.1: Improve Letters on Top option to make letter ordered by mean values
2.0: Support options of mean comparison methods, different plot type
1.01: Fix bug of asterisks displaying problem when p = 0 or p = 0.01

Reviews and Comments:



12/07/2021OriginLabHi marcinha94,
I am afraid we can not supply the old version of the APP. I suggest you can upgrade to our newest Origin. And you can download a newest free trial version in our webpage:


12/03/2021marcinha94Hi, I need this app but my Origin version is not enough, there is some older version of the app for Origin 2019??? Thanks in advance

11/15/20212549175498@qq.comHope the 2018 version can also be used

09/20/2021FubofeiHello, I need the older version of this file for 2018c. Would you please help me get it? Many thanks.

08/14/2021Yi Li 

08/04/2021yuzhaung gao 

07/31/2021mdjislam@uni-bremen.deHello, I need the older version of this file for 2019b. Would you please help me get it? Many thanks.