XYZ Bubble Plots

Click the Home | New Graph | Class/Bubble | XYZ Bubble Plot command to display four variables on a scatter-type plot. The diameter of each bubble can vary in size and Z position, providing a way to represent more data on a single plot.

Click the XYZ Bubble Plot button to create an XYZ bubble plot.


3D XYZ Bubble Plot

3D XYZ bubble plots show

X, Y, Z, and size variables.


Creating a New XYZ Bubble Plot

To create an XYZ bubble plot:

  1. Click the Home | New Graph | Class/Bubble | XYZ Bubble Plot command.
  2. Select a data file in the Open Worksheet dialog. You can select a new data file or you can select an open data file in the Open worksheets section.
  3. Click the Open button. An XYZ bubble plot is created using the default properties.

Editing XYZ Bubble Plot Properties

To change the features of an XYZ bubble plot, including the columns used to create the plot, first select the plot in the plot window or Object Manager and then edit its properties in the Property Manager. Click the following tabs in the Property Manager to change different properties:


Data Limits




See Also

2D Bubble Plot

Free Rotate

3D Settings

Standard Axes

Add Additional Axes

Duplicate Axes

Add Plots


Multi-Graph Legends

Graph Title

Creating Multiple Graphs on a Page

Graph Wizard