Standard Axes

Standard axes are available on most graph types. The standard axis scale can be linear, logarithmic, natural logarithmic, or have a probability scale. All properties of the axis can be altered. Axes can be added to a graph by clicking one of the Graph Tools | Add to Graph | Axis commands.

Creating a New Standard Axis

To add a new standard Y axis to an existing graph:

  1. Click the graph in the Object Manager or plot window to select it.
  2. Click the Graph Tools | Add to Graph | Axis | Y Axis command.
  3. In the Position Axis dialog, select the desired position and click OK.  The axis is added to the existing graph.

Editing an Existing Standard Axis

To change the features of a standard axis, click once on the axis in either the plot window or the Object Manager to select it. The properties of the selected axis are displayed in the Property Manager.

Multiple axes can be selected and edited at once. To select multiple axes, click on the first axis to select it. Hold down the CTRL key and click on the second axis In the Object Manager.

Click the following tabs in the Property Manager to change different properties:


Break Axis



Link Axis


See Also

Angle Axes

Box-Whisker Plot Axes

Stiff Plot X Axes

Axis Types

Add Additional Axes

Duplicate Axes

Hiding Axes

Creating Multiple Graphs on a Page