Plot Window

A plot window is the area used for creating and modifying graphs. When you first open Grapher, you can choose to start from an empty plot window. Multiple plot windows can be open at one time. Click the document tabs to easily move between multiple plot windows.

Plot Document Commands

 

File

Opens, closes, saves, and prints files. Provides links to online references and email templates. Controls options and default settings. Provides access to licensing information and Grapher version number.

Home

Contains the commands for creating graphs as well as some of the most commonly used commands.

Insert

Contains the commands for adding and editing drawn objects, OLE objects, images, and inset zoom objects.

Layout

Contains the commands for editing the page layout and printing options as well as the arrangement of the objects on the page.

View

Controls zoom, redraw, the window layout, and the display of managers, status bar, tabbed documents, rulers, and drawing grid.

Automation

Contains links to record or run a script and open the automation or BASIC language help files.

Graph Tools

Contains commands to modify and add items to graphs and plots.

 

The Application/Document Control menu commands control the size and position of the application window or the document window.

 

Tab View

The plot, worksheet, and grid windows are displayed as tabbed documents. When more than one window is open, tabs appear at the top of the document, allowing you to click on a tab to switch to a different window. The tabs may be dragged to reorder them. When a document contains unsaved changes, an asterisk (*) appears next to its tabbed name. The asterisk is removed once the changes have been saved.

 

Other Useful Plot Document Information

Creating Graphs

Automating Grapher

Selecting Objects

Object Manager

Property Manager

Worksheet Manager

Exporting Graphs

Worksheet Document

 

 

See Also

Grapher User Interface

Grid Document

Worksheet Document