XYZ Class Scatter Plots

Click the Home | New Graph | Class/Bubble | XYZ Class Scatter Plot command to create a class scatter plot in three dimensions. An XYZ class scatter plot is a scatter plot with symbols that mark the intersection of X, Y, and Z column data based on a required fourth value (Class column). Class scatter plots group data into discrete classes (bins). The data points are displayed using the symbol assigned to the class. Class scatter plots include a legend by default.

Click the XYZ Class Scatter Plot button to create an XYZ class plot.

3D XYZ Class Scatter Plot

The location of each of the XYZ
class plot's XYZ data points
are based on the Class value.

Creating a New XYZ Class Scatter Plot

To create an XYZ class scatter plot:

  1. Click the Home | New Graph | Class/Bubble | XYZ Class Scatter 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 class plot is created using the default properties.

Editing XYZ Class Scatter Plot Properties

To change the features of an XYZ class plot, including the column used to control the class, first select the class scatter 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

Class Scatter Plot

Polar Class Scatter Plot

Graph Wizard

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