29.9.31 Marginal Plots

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Data Requirements

Select at least one XY column.

Creating the Graph

Select required data.

From the menu, select Plot > Statistical: Marginal

If you have multiple sets of XY columns, you can also select Plot > Statistical: Grouped Marginal

Origin opens the plot_marginal dialog box.

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Customize the options in the dialog and then click OK to create the plot. Please see more details on creating and customizing the Marginal Plot.


Marginal_Scatter.OTPU; Marginal_Contour.OTPU (installed to the Origin program folder).


  1. You can directly plot Marginal Box Charts and Marginal Histograms from the plot menu.
  2. After you plotted a marginal plot, you can double-click on each layer to open Plot Details to customize it further or check the intermediate data.