Last Update: 1/17/2020
If you have XY data and want to make a scatter plot with dots colored by their local density, you can highlight the XY columns and select menu Plot: Basic 2D: Density Dots to make the plot.
Minimum Origin Version Required: Origin 2020
The graph is set to Window View mode by default after plotting. The symbol size is autoatically set to 0 for the purpose of enhancing plotting speed. If you now change the graph to Page View from Plot Details dialog, it will show very differently (See below). To solve this issue and recover the display under Page View mode, you can simply increase the symbol size to 1.
When density dots graph is exported to image file or copied/pasted to Word, symbol size will be readjusted for display consistency. The conditions for the graph to be generated properly is as follows:
Keywords: density, heat map, page view, window view, colormap