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Change the View of a Plot

  

Use the Pan and Scale modes to change the view of a plot.

 

Change the view of a 2-D plot

Change the view of a 3-D plot

Change the view of a 2-D plot

1. 

Click the plot to select it.

2. 

From the Plot menu, select Manipulator, and then select either Pan or Scale. Alternatively, click one of the Pan ( ), Zoom in ( ), or Zoom out ( ) items in the 2-D Plot Toolbar.

3. 

Select the plot. The appropriate mouse pointer for panning or zooming appears. Note the following:

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If you selected Pan,drag the mouse on the plot. Panning moves the plot view by changing the range. The plot origin moves, changing the limits of the axes.

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If you selected Scale or one of the Zoom options, rotate the mouse wheel over the plot. Scaling allows you to zoom in or out.  The plot range is increased or decreased as you scale.

  

Notes: The curve is recalculated for smartplots, but curves created with the plot command will not resample.

  

Pan and scale features are not available for the plots[polarplot] command.

Change the view of a 3-D plot

1. 

Click the plot to select it.

2. 

From the Plot menu, select Manipulator, and then select either Pan or Scale. Alternatively, click one of the Pan ( ), Zoom in ( ), or Zoom out ( ) items in the 3-D Plot Toolbar.

3. 

Select the plot. The appropriate mouse pointer for panning or zooming appears. Note the following:

• 

If you selected Pan, drag the mouse on the plot.  Panning changes the position of the plot in the anchored frame.

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If you selected Scale or one of the Zoom options, place your pointer on the plot and then rotate the wheel button. Scaling increases or decreases the size of the plot.  Note that the plot structure itself does not change.

See Also

Manipulator Plot Menu

Plot Menu

Standard and Smart Plots

Zoom into a Plot

 


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