Origin 2021 Features

Graphing

Add System variable to turn off area legend  

Set @LLAB=0, then when plotting fill area plot, only line legend shows.

Applying Formatting to button for data label mini toolbar  

Many options added so for common editing, user doesn’t need to go to Labels tab of Plot Details dialog to customize.

Batch Plotting support inexact matched data  

User can uncheck newly added Exact checkbox in Duplicate (Batch Plotting) dialog to plot multiple book/sheets with some mismatch in columns.

Browser Graph -> Stack  

Stacked Browser to plot stacked graphs based on grouping information in column label rows with interactive buttons on the left manipulate plots

Browser Graph Improvements  
  • User can now use minitoolbar to turn a regular graph into browser one.

  • User can set up flipping pattern in browser graph to exam their data more easily

Changed default plot mask mode  

Changed default plot mask mode from X range to ROI coverage

Chord Diagram  

Plot: Categorical: Chord Diagram

Color Scale Mini Toolbar Issues Reported by Beta Tester  

Update colormap graph when changing color scale on mini toolbar, delete color scale title by Delete key

Colored Brackets in More Places  

Plot Details and Axis dialoges can also show colored brackets when entering expression

Column Plot Supports Connect Across Axis Break  

In the past when there is axis break in column/bar plot, the gap shows in column/bar. In Origin 2021, user can check the newly added checkbox so the column/bar still shows as a whole bar.

Create 3D polar strain map plot.  

3D Polar Strain Map app can be used to create 3D polar strain map graph.

Create taylor diagram for facilitating the comparative assessment of different models.  

Taylor Diagram app is capable of creating taylor diagram for facilitating the comparative assessment of different models.

Drag and drop Palette files into Origin to install them  

Drag and drop color palette files of other softwares to install it in Origin

Easier layer reordering for Double-Y graph  

the layers in a Double-Y graph can be reordered without breaking linking.

Flip through sets of plots  

In Browser Graph user can now defined subset and flipping through

Graph Export should automatically save a theme in page  

When user exports a graph, the settings should be remembered in the graph itself, so next time, they should be able to pick as a theme to refill the dialog.

Group Plot in Object Manager should keep plot properties  

Improvements on how plot properties are kept when grouping plots in Object Manager

Image Plot Can't Set Color Beyond Min/Max  

Customize color below min and above max in Image plot

Improve color list popup GUI  

It is dynamic now, can be expand to show more items.

Improvement mini toolbar for legend and related and tables on graph  

More options in text object (including special objects like legend, colorbar, etc.) mini toolbar

Improvements on Row-wise Plot  

Row-wise Plot can now follow categorical order and the data can be filtered

Independent Control of Head and Tail of Color Scale  

Color scale head and tail can now be configured independently.

Keyword for Beginning and Ending Plot Special Point and Labels  

The Beginning and ending special point on a plot may be named begin or end

Layer Background Image to be behind layer background  

Layer Background Image can be behind the layer background color now

Lollipop Plot  

Lollipop Plot added to connect corresponding rows vertically or horizontally

Mini toolbar button to flip colormap  

Flip colormap button added on colormap mini toolbar

Mini Toolbar for multi-layer/object selection  

Mini toolbar can effect multiple layers/objects that be selected at the same time

Mini toolbar for Parallel Plot Axis  

Mini toolbar for Parallel Plot Axis

Mini toolbar for Tick Label Table on Graph  

Tick label table specific mini toolbar is added.

More display format for scientific notation  

More display format option for scientific 103 notation

More obvious way to define custom colors  

In custom color pop up add a plus mark in the cell to add custom color

More output parameters for Bland-Altman plot  

Mean of Pairwise Means and Bland-Altman Ratio are introduced in Bland-Altman plot

MT button for data label leader line control  

Click the leader Lines button on data label mini toolbar to control it

MT button for data label source  

Label Source button added on data label mini toolbar.

New Color Manager  

A new color manager tool to load palette from website or file from other software, create and edit color list/palettes, and customize which color list/palettes to show in color GUIs

Offset Overlapped Points Vertically  

User can offset overlapped points Vertically now

Page level mini toolbar improvements  

More buttons added on page level mini toolbar

Sankey Node Order follow Data Order  

Nodes in Sankey plot can now follow Data Order

Scatter Matrix plot: Set histogram binning on each layer independently  

With newly added Independent Binning Control checkbox selected, user can set different binning for each histogram in scatter matrix plot.

Show button feedback on 3D graph when clicked  

For text and rectangle objects, show click feedback when clicked same as in 2d graph.

Specialized - > Compass Plot, Polar Vector  

Two graph types added: Polar Vector and Compass Plot.

Strip Format Codes from Object Manager Plot Listings  

Strip Format Codes from Object Manager Plot Listings

Support C-Language formats for minor tick label display format  

Support C-Language formats for minor tick label display format

Support Different Label Source for Each Plot of Grouped 3D plot  

User can specify different label to use for different plots in grouped 3d graph

Support dragging Layer/Object in Line when holding SHIFT key  

Support Shift key+Mouse to move vertically or horizontally only for Graph Layer/Object

Support legend substitution in data labels  

The old syntax is hard to understand and customize. So we used similar syntax as legend in Origin 2021 to customize data labels.

Support Mask tool for 3D OpenGL graph  

User can mask data points on 3D scatter now

Support Rescale type for Ternary Coordinates  

Set axis rescale type to Fixed, Normal, Auto etc. in Tneray diagram

System Variable for increment steps on Mini toolbar  

See the status bar about how to use system variable to adjust increment step when clicking on mini toolbar’s increase/descrease buttons.

Tick Label Alignment support  

Alignment dropdown list is added on Tick Labels: Format tab

Tick Labels of Polar Plot support Radial rotation  

Add Radial option in axis dialog tick label tab’s Rotate for Polar graph.

Undo when using CTRL+W to switch to Column List View  

User accidentally hits CTRL+W switching to Column List View. He thinks he deleted data and tries to hit CTRL+Z to undo which used to do nothing. Now it switches back out of Column List View

Unicode Symbol for scatter plot  

Enter unicode number to show unicode symbols in scatter plots

Wrap Text button on Legend, Text, Axis title MT and related issues  

Support wrap text for text object, legend, text label on worksheet, tick label.

Zero tick label display options default changes on Axis tab of Preference: Options dialog  

Tailing zero is back by default

Origin 2021 Bug Fixes

Graphing

3D Side by Side Bars with Error bar can not be plotted from XYYErr data  

3D Side by Side Bars with Error bar can not be plotted from XYYErr data.

3D stack bar failed with log Z axis  

3D stack bar failed to render properly with log Z axis.

Axis increment is not good if x position of box plot is not monotone  

Axis increment is not good if X data of box plot is not monotonic.

Axis Paste Format Fly-out is wrong  

Axis Paste Format fly-out menu is incorrect.

Axis will missing after rescale a Log scale parallel plot  

Axis disappeared after rescaling a Log scale parallel plot.

Bad Plot Highlight in 2D Waterfall  

Bad Plot highlighting in 2D Waterfall fixed.

Bar is missing if inside Y axis break region  

Bar is missing if inside Y axis break region.

Clip range fail to save in PD dialog for 3D  

Clip range fails to save in PD dialog for 3D plots.

Color is auto changed after change the shape of 3d grouped scatters  

Symbol color is improperly changed after a change in the shape of 3D grouped scatters.

Color Scale cannot open properties dialog on scatter matrix  

Color Scale properties dialog fails to open for scatter matrix.

Colormapped scatter plot failed to show specified color  

Colormapped scatter plot failed to show specified color(s) after editing one or more colors.

Crash after plot Ternary Contour with certain data  

Crash after copying a certain type of data from Excel, pasting into worksheet, and making ternary contour plot.

Data Label on Grouped column chart showed at wrong position  

Data label on grouped column chart showed at the wrong position.

Data Selection markers lost when hiding/showing in Object Manager  

If there are data selector markers in graph, and user show or hide plots in Object Manager, the marker will disappear.

Data selector fails to copy and paste plot with missing value  

Text shows instead of plot when copy a plot range with missing values and paste to another graph window

Dropline at specified values failed to show if X column descending  

Droplines at specified values failed to show if X column is in descending order.

Edit Range automatically changes for some certain data  

Edit Range automatically changes for some source data such as for the Line and Symbol Graphs - Error Bars with Fill Area example in Learning Center.

Fail to add dataset as line type by default to OHLC graph  

Failed to add a dataset as line type by default to OHLC graph.

Fail to close load palette popup menu properly  

Fail to close load palette popup menu properly.

Fail to connect line across axis break for specific break  

Failed to connect lines across axis break for an axis break in 3D trajectory plot.

Fail to copy colormap setting from streamline  

Failed to copy colormap settings from Streamline, Sankey, Alluvial, and Kite plots.

Fail to copy symbol format of 3D waterfall  

Fail to copy symbol format of 3D waterfall.

Fail to D&D non-1st plot's label to change position for 2d line graph  

Fixed issue- show label for a 2nd or 3rd line plot, then Drag and Drag label to change its position. The label is still in original position.

Fail to move label by keyboard  

Failed to move label by keyboard in Sankey plot.

Fail to normalize data when plot 3D Tetrahedral from plot setup  

Failed to normalize the data when plot 3D Tetrahedral from Plot Setup dialog.

Fail to remember the setting of minor tick label for 3D  

Failed to remember the minor tick label settings for 3D plots.

Fail to set gap for axis break  

Larger/Smaller break gap button fails to work in 2020b.

Fail to show format setting edit box for 3D special scatter point  

Failed to show numeric display format edit box for 3D scatter special point.

Failing to clip label in heatmap  

Failed to clip labels for heatmaps when zooming or panning.

Fill area works badly for polar r therta plot  

Fill area worked poorly for Polar R Theta plot. Colormap was wrong.

Fit Page to Layer for Pie Chart  

Cannot remove graph margins of pie chart with Fit Page to Layer.

Format data in plotvm dialog fails to work correctly  

plot virtual matrix failed to work for certain date/time format data

Global Font setting could not apply to reference line label  

Global Font setting was not applied to reference line labels.

Graph Theme should support new Window View  

Graph Themes should support Window View.

Hard to select target symbol for bullet chart  

It was hard to select the target symbol for bullet charts.

Horizontal and Vertical offset of tick label fails to work when click Apply  

Horizontal and Vertical offset of tick label does not work properly when clicking Apply.

Insert Graph toolbar does not keep source graph ratio  

If change Target graph/layout window’s Page Orientation, then insert Graph by Insert Graph button in tools toolbar. the inserted graph fail to keep source graph ratio.

Issue with Creating Enlarged Graph on virtual matrix (heatmap)  

Issue with creating enlarged graph from Scale In tool for virtual matrix plots (e.g. heatmap). Also wrong display from a custom label row for heatmaps.

Issues with Label designation on plot setup  

Issues with Label designation on Plot Setup.

Issues with Special Points  

Special Points and Drop Lines failed to show for certain projects.

Japanese Origin not allow to enter decimal point in Data: Edit Range dialog  

Japanese Origin failed to allow entering decimal point in Data: Edit Range dialog.

Label of Vector Plot could not move to right place in 1st time  

When vector label is attached to Arrow Head, Ctrl-click a label and moving it would not move to right place in the 1st time.

LaTeX \q drawing issues  

LaTeX \q drawing issues- space was missing.

Layer stack offset was changed when change plot type  

Layer stack offset changed when changing plot type.

Legend misalign when mix of auto translation text and manually entered text  

Legend misaligned when there is a mix of auto translation text and manually entered text.

Line Spacing of Legend is not correct if items checked hide plots in 2020b  

When “Show Legend for Visible Plots Only” is checked, some legend items overlap.

No fill color control for open symbols with +, -, x, | in it  

No fill color control for open symbols with +, -, x, | shapes within the symbol.

Open recent graph with Note window active leads crash  

Opening a recent graph with a Note window active led to a crash.

Origin crashes when change order of wedges to by column if data plot from loose dataset  

Origin crashes when changing the order of wedges in a pie chart to by column if data plot is from a loose dataset.

Origin crashes when Popup by More Palettes and still select palette behind  

The “More Palettes” dialog can be opened when you select to change palette from the GUI from. In some cases after selecting a palette, Origin crashed.

Outline of Symbol can not be shown in Legend in 2020b and 2020  

Outline of symbol disappears in Legend in Origin 2020b and 2020.

Plotting with 10000-column data makes Origin crash and slow  

Plotting with 10,000-columns makes Origin very slow or even crash.

Properties dialog of radar chart's axis title is imperfect  

Properties dialog of radar chart's axis title was improperly rendered- buttoned lacked icons.

Refresh issue on profile line's text object  

When changing a text object location, the text object's position was not updated correctly.

Remove Text Format Bug in legend  

“Remove Text Format” button in the Legend dialog fails to remove complicated formatting.

Rescale issue for Parallel plot with Rescale Each Axis Independently uncheck  

Fixed a rescale issue for Parallel plots with “Rescale Each Axis Independently” unchecked.

Scale In Tool Can't Handle Plot Offset  

Scale In tool can't handle plot offsets.

Scatter matrix should show axis of scatter Plots  

In the past, if showing histogram in diagonal cells, the top row of plots used histogram’s axis. It should show scatter plot’s axis.

Scatter Skip Point failed to show correct number of Plot Details  

Scatter plot Skip Points failed to show correct value in Plot Details.

Scientific display of axis tick label does not right in Log10 scale  

Scientific display of axis tick label was incorrect for Log10 scale.

Some stack plot draw differently in 2020b  

Some stack plots did not show the correct offset- plots drawn differently in 2020b.

Support Transparent Color Scale  

Transparency of color scale should follow that of the contour/heatmap.

Tick labels 1.10^n scientific format display as g(x)10^n when axis is log scale  

Tick labels 1.10^n scientific format display as g(x)10^n when axis is log scale

Transparency in XYZ colormap contour bug  

Some part of an XYZ contour plot are not transparent if there are duplicate points in XYZ colormap contour.

Turn on Label in 3D Vector Plot's XY Projection causes to crash  

Turning on Label in 3D Vector Plot's XY Projection can lead to crash.

Undo For Layer Content LC Dialog  

Undo For Layer Contents Dialog did not work properly.

Wrong colormap for 3D surface  

Wrong colormap for 3D surface whenset %C -spi 2 is run .

Wrong tabs show for 2nd plot when 3D vector is enable  

Wrong tabs show for 2nd plot when 3D vector is enabled for a 3D scatter plot.

Wrong tick labels for 3D XYY bars  

Fixed issue with wrong tick labels for 3D XYY bars.

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