28.12.1 Window-view Browser Graph

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Data Requirements

Select at least one Y columns of values (or a range from at least one columns). If there is an associated X column, X column supplies X values; otherwise, sampling interval of the Y column or row number is used.

Creating the Graph

Select required data.

From the menu,select Plot > Browser: Black Lines/Color Lines/Histogram/Stack.

The plotstackbrowser dialog box

When you select Plot > Browser: Stack... to plot a stacked browser graph, a dialog "Stack:plotstackbrowser" will be opened:
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This X-Function is similar with the X-Function plotstack. In this dialog,

  • Group By: Specify an grouping identifier to arrange the plots in multiple layers.
  • Graph Template: Specify the template used to create the graph (see Notes, below).
  • Spacing(in % of Page Dimension): Adjust the spacing between the layers and around the layers.


BBLINE.OTP; BCLine.OTP; BHISTO.OTPU; BStack.otpu (installed to the Origin program folder).


The BStack template can be customized and saved to the User Files Folder and made to list in the Graph Template drop-down of plotstackbrowser by doing the following:

  1. Customize a graph created from the BStack template (the default Plot: Browser > Stack template).
  2. With your Stack graph active, click Window: Script Window and at the prompt, type the following and press Enter:
  3. page.tkey$=GBStack
  4. With your customized Stack graph still active, click File: Save Template As, give your template a unique name, enter other information as needed and click OK. When you next open the the plotstackbrowser dialog, the Graph Template drop-down should list your custom template.

For more detailed information, please refer to the page "Graph With Browser Panel".