6.6.5 Micro-Raman spectroscopy of complex nanostructured mineral systems


Contents

Summary

This tutorial will show you how to create a multiple line plot and how to customize it.

MultipleLineGraph.png

Minimum Origin Version Required: Origin 2015 SR0

Steps

  1. Create a new worksheet. Click the Import Single ASCII button Import Single ASCII.png and import the Micro_Raman_Spectroscopy.txt file under <Origin EXE Folder>\Samples\Graphing\ path.
    Micro Raman Worksheet.png
  2. Highlight all the columns in the worksheet. Right-click and select Set As: XY XY from the context menu. Then click the Line button on the 2D Graphs toolbar.
    Micro Raman Button.png
    Delete the legend. The graph should look like this:
    Micro Raman Graph1.png
  3. Double-click on the X axis to bring up the Axis dialog box. In the Scale tab, set the options as the screenshots below.
    Micro Raman XScale.png
  4. Click the Vertical icon on the left panel to go to the Scale tab of Y Axis and then set the options as in the screenshots below and Click OK.
    Micro Raman YScale.png
  5. Now, we will apply a Graph Theme to add a top X axis and a right Y axis. Select Preferences: Theme Organizer to open the Theme Organizer dialog. Activate the Graph tab and select Opposite Lines from the table. Then click Apply Now. Click Close to close the dialog.
    Stack Column Theme Organizer.png
  6. Click the Line button on the Tools toolbar and draw a line across the peaks' centers as the sample image shows. Hold down the SHIFT key while drawing the line to force it to snap to the vertical. Double-click on the line. In the Line tab, select Dash with the Type drop-down list. Click OK.
    Micro Raman LineObject.png
  7. Click the Text button in the Tools toolbar. Add a text object near the line object and enter 461 into the text object.
    Micro Raman TextObject.png
    Right-click on the text object and select Properties from the shortcut menu. In the Text of the dialog, set the options as in the screenshot below. Click OK.
    Micro Raman TextProperty.png
  8. Right-click on the title of the Y axis and select Properties from the short-cut menu. In the Text of the dialog, enter Raman intensity/arb.units in the edit box, highligh it, click the Bold button, and change size to 28. Click OK.
    Micro Raman YTitle.png
  9. Right-click on X axis title and select Properties from the shortcut menu. In the Text of the dialog, enter Wavenumber/cm-1 in the edit box, highlight it, click the Bold button, and change size to 28. Highlight -1 click SuprtScript button. Click OK.
    Micro Raman XTitle.png
    The graph should look like this:
    MultipleLineGraph.png