Product Page of Box Chart
Sample OPJ to download to try: Box Plot.opj
Grouped Box Chart
(Indexed ORG-948, Raw ORG-8510)
Origin supports plotting grouped Box chart from both Indexed Data or Raw Data.
Menus are available under Plot: Statistics menu. Buttons are available from 2D Graphs toolbar.
- Indexed Data:
Add group info column to Group List. This will break the origin column into subcolumns and plot each one as a box.
- Raw Data:
Select the number of group level in Group Number dropdown list, specify the label rows for each group level. Each column will be plotted as a box.
Grouped-Plot-Only Style Controls
- Increment Settings within Subgroups:
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Box tab, check Use incrementing check box.
- Separated Spacing Control Between or Within Subgroups:
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Spacing tab.
Box Position with Information from Column Label Rows
- Position boxes by a column label row:
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Box tab, choose label name in X Position dropdown.
- Horizontal Graph:
Click Graph: Exange X-Y Axes menu.
More Control of Data and Box
(ORG-1943, ORG-981, ORG-5901, ORG-5881, ORG-1905)
- Specify boxes width by a column label row:
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Box tab, select Box Width by Parameter check box, choose label row
name in Box Width(%) dropdown list..
- Label box and whisker with data value:
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Box tab, check Box Labels check box and Whisker Labels. choose Values
from the Show dropdown list
- Draw data on top of boxes:
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Box tab, check Draw Data on Top of Box checkbox.
- Set Data display width:
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Data tab, input Bins Alignment: Data Width(%). If set it to 0,
for example, data points will be in a line.
- Indexing or mapping for data symbol color:
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Symbol tab. Set Symbol Color dropdown list to be Indexing/Color Mapping,
and specify a column to be the reference.
More Box Style
(ORG-7839 , ORG-9426 , ORG-8656)
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Box tab, set Box: Style to be I-shaped/Notched Box.
You can also change the parameters to custom your own box style.
Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Lines tab.
Outliers in Line
- Go to Plot Details: Plot Properties: Box tab
You need to set Type to be Box or Box+Data to show outliers.
- Check Outliers checkbox.
- Check Outliers in Line checkbox to line them up.
Box Chart Legend
(ORG-4346 , ORG-8960)
- Right click the origin legend in the graph and choose Legend:Box Chart Components....
- In Legendbox dialog, select the elements you want to show in the new legend.
Built-in Box Chart Themes
With Box chart graph window active, open Tools:Theme Organizer.
We provide some common box chart themes. User can apply it to quickly change box chart.
The Sample OPJ includes 6 sample graphs (4 in "1. Grouped Box Plot and Axis Ticks Table" folder, and 1 for both
"2. Box Plot Position By Variables" and "3. Box Width By Variable" folders) to show the remarkable improvements
in box chart
How to make the basic form of the grouped box plot
- Active Book5 in "1. Grouped Box Plot and Axis Ticks Table" folder, highlight column E through column J,
select "Plot: Statistics: Grouped Box Charts - Raw Data" from Origin menu
- In the opened dialog, apply the settings as image below and click OK button to create a graph
How to Customize the Table-liked Tick Labels
- Table-liked Tick Labels
Select Table check box
- Define Rows in Table
Expand the Table tree node and select in the Number of Rows drop-down list, Bottom N node will be shown in the
left panel. You can select and specify the settings in the Bottom N page (right panel)
- Different Style of Each Row
Select Independent Layouts check box, specify the style in the Table Layout branch of each Bottom N page.
Each row can be hided individually if selected Hide Table Row
- Different Font Color and Style in Each Row
Expand the Table tree node and select Table: Independent Formats check box and specify the format in the
Format branch of each Bottom N page
- Set Background Color of the Row
Expand the Table tree node and select from the Fill Color colorlist.
Set Border of the Row
Expand the Table Layout tree node under the Table branch, select or clear the Near Parallel Border,
Far Parallel Border, Inside Border and Outside Border check box
- Merged Cells
Expand the Table tree node and select Merge Labels check box. Please note that only adjacent cells containing
the same text will be merged
- Gap Between Subgroups
Expand the Table Layout tree node under the Table branch, Select Gap Between Subgroups/Subsets check box.
Go to Grids node in left panel, turn on Major Grid Lines: Show check box.
Note: The options only works for grouped plots. The spacing between subsets are controlled in the Plot Details dialog
How to customize to make Graph1
How to customize to make Graph2
How to customize to make Graph3
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How to customize to make Graph6