3D XYZ Plots

Click the Home | New Graph | Line/Scatter | XYZ Line/Scatter Plot command to display three variable data as a line, symbols, or as a combination of a line and symbols in 3D. The data are plotted in the order in which they appear in the data file.

Click the XYZ Line/Scatter Plot button to create a 3D XYZ line/scatter plot.

You can control the depth, line

properties, and symbol properties

in a 3D line/scatter plot.

Creating a New XYZ Line/Scatter Plot

To create a XYZ line/scatter plot:

  1. Click the Home | New Graph | Line/Scatter | XYZ Line/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. A 3D XYZ line/scatter plot is created using the default properties.

Editing XYZ Line/Scatter Plot Properties

To change the features of a XYZ line/scatter plot, including the data 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

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