28.11.6 Kite Diagram

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Data Requirements

Select at least two Y columns of values (or a range from at least two columns). If there is an associated X column, X column supplies X values; otherwise, row index number is used. Individual plots are are labeled along the vertical axis using column Long Name.

Creating the Graph

Select required data.

From the menu, select Plot > Basic 2D: Kite Diagram.


kite.otpu (installed to the Origin program folder).


  • Adjust the padding of top and bottom plots by double-clicking the vertical axis and modifying the Scale tab From and To values.
  • Vertical grid lines are added by double-clicking the horizontal axis and checking Show under Major Grid Lines and/or Minor Grid Lines.