8.5.2.1.1 The Show Tab

This tab is used to determine whether to show or hide a specified axis, and also determine the axis orientation.

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Axis dialog for general 3D Graphs
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Axis dialog for 2D Waterfall Graphs and Ternary Graph

General 3D Graphs

Show/Hide Control

When the Use Only One Axis For Each Direction check box is selected, the control will be a Show Axis drop-down list, from which you can select which axis to be shown for the selected axis(axes), or show neither.

When the Use Only One Axis For Each Direction check box is cleared, the control will become two check boxes(Show Front/Back/Bottom/Top/Left/Right Axis). You can determine whether to show/hide an axis using its check box.

Note: For the Zh Axis in the 3D Ternary Graph, when the Use Only One Axis For Each Direction check box is cleared, the control will become three check boxes (Show ZhX/ZhY/ZhZ Axis).

Orientation

This drop-down menu is used to control the orientation of axis tick labels, titles, ticks.etc for the selected axis(axes). For global control of all axes, go to the Axis tab in Plot Details:Layer Properties dialog as instructed by the dialog hint.

For detailed explanation of each options, please also refer to the Origin Help file of the Axis tab.

2D Waterfall Graphs and 2D Ternary Graph

There are two check boxes(Show Front/Back/Bottom/Top/Left/Right Axis). You can determine whether to show/hide an axis using its check box.