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Graphing

General

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Overview of Graphing in Origin 2016 (VT-2739)   Watch on YouTube!
This video introduce an quick overview of graphing with Origin.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:3/23/2016
Last Updated Date:3/23/2016
Length:01:47


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Sample projects in Origin 9.0(VT-0036)   Watch on YouTube!
Origin version 9.0 includes several sample project files for 2D graphing, 3D graphing, data analysis.etc. This tutorial will demonstrate how to use the sample projects to quickly learn what Origin can do for you.
Minimum Version: 9.0 SR0
Creation Date:10/14/2012
Last Updated Date:10/14/2012
Length:05:29


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Creating a Graph   Watch on YouTube!
Show you how to create a graph using the graph toolbars or the Plot Details dialog, add data to an existing graph, and plot groups of plots by label.
Minimum Version: 8.1 SR0
Creation Date:10/16/2009
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:03:35


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Using the Layer Contents Dialog   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to use the new Layer Contents dialog
Minimum Version: 8.5.1
Creation Date:04/19/2011
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:03:54


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Adding Error Bars to a Graph   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to add error bars to a graph in Origin.
Minimum Version: 8.5.1
Creation Date:08/02/2011
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:06:28


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Change Plot's X or Y Data by point and click (VT-0041)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows how to change an existing plot's source data.
Minimum Version:9.0 SR0
Creation Date:12/06/2012
Last Updated Date:12/07/2012
Length:02:18


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Add Lines with Labels in Graphs (VT-1361)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows how to add vertical or horizontal lines with labels in graph.
Minimum Version:9.0 SR0
Creation Date:12/24/2012
Last Updated Date:12/24/2012
Length:01:34


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Convert Worksheet to Matrix to Plot 3D Surface   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to convert worksheet data to a matrix for Surface and Contour Plots, when x and y values are present in the first column and one of the column lable rows.
Minimum Version:8.0 SR6
Creation Date:07/17/2009
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:05:10


Graph Types

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Origin 2016: Skip Weekends and Holidays in Financial Plots (VT-2583)   Watch on YouTube!
Origin 2016 supports skipping weekend and holidays in financial plots by default. If you open axis dialog, you will notice a new Axis Type Discrete has been added. When it's selected, rows without data will be skipped.
Minimum Version:2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/16/2015
Last Updated Date:10/16/2015
Length:01:14


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Plotting column/bar graphs with non-zero baselines (VT-2547)   Watch on YouTube!
Origin 2016 has made it very easy to plot column or bar charts from non-zero baseline.
Minimum Version:2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/15/2015
Last Updated Date:10/15/2015
Length:01:50


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Origin 9: Graph Changes (VT-1375)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows the improvements of graphing in Origin 9, for example the possibility to show negative radius in polar graphs, to reverse axis direction in ternary plot, and to order stacked bar/columns in stacked bar/column charts.
Minimum Version:9.0 SR1
Creation Date:12/21/2012
Last Updated Date:12/21/2012
Length:02:36


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New 3D Graphs based on OpenGL (VT-0034)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows you how to create and customize 3D colormap surfaces, see how easy it is to rotate, zoom, and pan 3D plots all in real time.
Minimum Version:9 SR0
Creation Date:11/5/2012
Last Updated Date:11/5/2012
Length:05:15


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Graph Changes (VT-1375)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows the improvements of graphing in Origin 9, for example the possibility to show negative radius in polar graphs, to reverse axis direction in ternary plot, and to order stacked bar/columns in stacked bar/column charts.
Minimum Version: 9.0 SR1
Creation Date:12/21/2012
Last Updated Date:12/21/2012
Length:02:36


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3D Parametric Function Plot (VT-0035)   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to create a 3D parametric function plot, save the function as a theme file and re-use it.
Minimum Version:9 SR0
Creation Date:11/9/2012
Last Updated Date:11/9/2012
Length:06:25


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Making Multi-Y Plots Using Templates   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to quickly and easily create a multi-Y axis plot with axes and tick lable colors matching the plot color using pre-installed templates.
Minimum Version:8.0 SR6
Creation Date:8/7/2009
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:04:14


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Multiple Layer Bar Plot   Watch on YouTube!
This tutorial shows how to create a multiple layer graph by merging multiple graph windows.
Minimum Version: 8.5.1
Creation Date:08/07/2011
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:05:40


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Labeling Data Plots Based on Data in any Worksheet Column   Watch on YouTube!
Label customization allows data in any worksheet column to be used as a label in a graph. Labels can combine data from multiple columns as well.
Minimum Version: 8.5 SR0
Creation Date:10/28/2010
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:05:43


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Contour Plots and Color Mapping   Watch on YouTube!
This video will show you how to create a contour plot from a matrix data or from XYZ.
Minimum Version:8.1 SR0
Creation Date:10/16/2009
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:02:26


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Box Plot   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to create a Box plot and customize it with an intuitive dialog.
Minimum Version: 8.0 SR6
Creation Date:11/23/2011
Last Updated Date:05/16/2012
Length:08:08


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Radar/Spider Chart   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to plot and customize a radar/spider chart.
Minimum Version:8.6
Creation Date:11/9/2011
Last Updated Date:12/22/2011
Length:06:34


Customizing Graphs


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Introduction of Drawing Orders in Graph Window(VT-2790)   Watch on YouTube!
In this brief video we'll show you how plots and layers are organized in Origin.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR2
Creation Date:06/14/2016
Last Updated Date:06/14/2016
Length:03:16


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New Color Chooser in Origin 2016 (VT-2559)   Watch on YouTube!
This video will introduce you to the new color chooser in Origin 2016.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:5/19/2016
Last Updated Date:5/19/2016
Length:04:29


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Adding Special Tick Labels in Origin 2016 (VT-2544)   Watch on YouTube!
Adding special tick labels at specific positions on a graph axis is easy in Origin and improvements in Origin 2016 allow you to format and position your special ticks directly on the graph. In this video, we will take you through creating a special tick label and show you how to add easily add custom formatting.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/29/2015
Last Updated Date:10/29/2015
Length:02:13


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Origin 2016: Using Data from other Worksheet Columns to Control Plot Attributes (VT-2563)   Watch on YouTube!
This video demonstrate how to use data from other worksheet columns, which we call modifier to control plot attributes; how to copy one plot's modifier to another plot; and how to save such graph template for future use.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/26/2015
Last Updated Date:10/26/2015
Length:03:54


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Origin 2016: Customize Annotation Labels (VT-2555)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows how to customize graph annotation labels in Origin 2016.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/16/2015
Last Updated Date:12/21/2015
Length:02:10


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Origin 2016: Find max and min of colormap levels of grouped plots (VT-2564)   Watch on YouTube!
This video demonstrates how to find minimum and maximum of colormap levels for group plots and use them for all plots.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/16/2015
Last Updated Date:10/16/2015
Length:02:22


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Origin 2016: Create Stack Graph with Common Scale Unit in Origin 2016 (VT-2537)   Watch on YouTube!
This video demonstrates how to share common axis scale when merging graphs or managing multi-layer graphs in Origin 2016.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/16/2015
Last Updated Date:10/16/2015
Length:01:23


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Origin 2016: Customize Minor Tick Labels (VT-2562)   Watch on YouTube!
This video demonstrates how to customize minor tick labels to be different from major tick labels in Origin 2016.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/15/2015
Last Updated Date:10/15/2015
Length:02:17


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Controlling Graph Subgroups in Origin 2016 (VT-2565)   Watch on YouTube!
Origin 2016 supports using column label rows to customize plots attributes such as color, shape, pattern, etc.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/14/2015
Last Updated Date:10/14/2015
Length:02:05


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Origin 2016: Legend Text Follow Plot Color and Multi-line Spacing (VT-2548)   Watch on YouTube!
Origin 2016 supports adjusting multi-line spacing in text labels and legend. It also allows user to set legend or text label colors to be the same as the plot.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/14/2015
Last Updated Date:10/14/2015
Length:01:54


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Origin 2016: Preset Graph Names (VT-2553)   Watch on YouTube!
Origin 2016 allows user to preset graph short name or long name in graph templates so that newly.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/13/2015
Last Updated Date:10/13/2015
Length:01:39


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Origin 2016: Show Legend Next to Curve (VT-2550)   Watch on YouTube!
Origin 2016 introduces a new way to place legend item next to each curve, it can be at the beginning, end or any specified position.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/13/2015
Last Updated Date:10/13/2015
Length:01:57


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Origin 2016: Smart Plotting with Cloneable Graph Templates (VT-2502)   Watch on YouTube!
This video provides a quick introduction to Cloneable Graph Template. The Cloneable Template feature in 2016 allows you to save the DNA of the graph - exact mapping of worksheet columns to graph layers. The new Smart Plotting feature allows you to recreate the graph with new data of same structure, by simply selecting a matching template from the plot menu.
Minimum Version: 2016 SR0
Creation Date:10/13/2015
Last Updated Date:10/13/2015
Length:02:45


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Customizing a Graph   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to add a layer title, resize a layer, change the axes properties, save a graph as a template and reuse it, customize a graph by using theme, change the plotting order, customize a single data point or a grouped data plot.
Minimum Version: 8.1 SR0
Creation Date:10/16/2009
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:05:06


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Graph Template
Learn how to create a graph template and reuse it.
Minimum Version: 8.0 SR6
Creation Date:12/19/2007
Last Updated Date:12/29/2011
Length:01:51


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Graph Theme
Learn how to copy + paste graph formats and save the formats as Theme.
Minimum Version: 8.0 SR6
Creation Date:12/19/2007
Last Updated Date:12/29/2011
Length:01:51


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Customizing Data Points In a Graph   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to customize a single data point in a scatter graph, column/bar plot and pie chart.
Minimum Version: 8.0 SR6
Creation Date:6/19/2009
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:03:32


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Managing Layers
Learn how to merge graphs and arrange the graph layers.
Minimum Version: 8.0 SR6
Creation Date:12/19/2007
Last Updated Date:12/29/2011
Length:01:27


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Linking graph layers
Learn how to plot graphs from Plot Setup dialog, and then link the graph layers.
Minimum Version: 8.0 SR6
Creation Date:12/19/2007
Last Updated Date:12/29/2011
Length:8.0 SR6


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Merging and Arranging Graphs   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to create a merge graph from multiple graphs, arrange layers, and display the opposite axis with nonlinear formula.
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Creation Date:10/16/2009
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:02:51


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Correcting Font Size in Multilayer Graphs   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to keep font size fixed when layer is resized. Also learn how to change font size for all layers in a multiple layer graph.
Minimum Version: 8.1
Creation Date:11/23/2011
Last Updated Date:06/07/2012
Length:08:15


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Use Tick Location From a Dataset   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to add second linear axis and add a non-linear second axis to the same layer/a linked layer.
Minimum Version: 8.5.1
Creation Date:05/02/2012
Last Updated Date:06/08/2012
Length:04:02


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User-Defined Arbitrary Tick Positions   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to create graph with user-defined axis tick positions.
Minimum Version: 8.5.1
Creation Date:4/19/2011
Last Updated Date:12/21/2011
Length:03:18


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Add a second axis   Watch on YouTube!
Learn how to add second linear axis and add a non-linear second axis to the same layer/a linked layer.
Minimum Version: 8.1
Creation Date:05/03/2012
Last Updated Date:06/08/2012
Length:10:30


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Combining Metadata in Legend (VT-1358)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows how to customize legend in Origin. You can use substitution notations and their combinations in legends to indicate metadata.
Minimum Version: 9 SR0
Creation Date:12/17/2012
Last Updated Date:12/17/2012
Length:02:14


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Plot Error Bars in 2D Graph (VT-1289)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows some userful ways to plot and customize error bars in 2D graphs.
Minimum Version: 8.5.1
Creation Date:01/08/2013
Last Updated Date:01/08/2013
Length:05:56


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Add Data Label in 3D Graph (VT-1406)   Watch on YouTube!
This video will show how to add data label in 3D surface plot and how to add a leader line which connects the data point and data label.
Minimum Version: 9 SR0
Creation Date:01/14/2013
Last Updated Date:01/14/2013
Length:02:19


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Plotting error bar in 3D graph (VT-1395)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows how to add error bars to a 3D scatter plot, the data of error bar could be from either matrix or XYZ columns. It also shows how to add error bars to 3D bar and 3D surface plots.
Minimum Version: 9 SR0
Creation Date:01/14/2013
Last Updated Date:01/14/2013
Length:05:51


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Insert Data Info with Plot Index (VT-1359)   Watch on YouTube!
This video shows how to insert info variables and link it with the plot index. You can then insert metadata to a graph and link it with the data plot.
Minimum Version: 9 SR0
Creation Date:12/07/2012
Last Updated Date:12/07/2012
Length:01:28


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