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Change the View of a Plot

  

Use the Pan mode to change the view of a plot.  Panning along the plot moves the displayed area in the horizontal and vertical directions. It is often used together with zooming in to view a region of interest on the plot.

 

Change the View of a 2-D plot

Change the View of a 3-D plot

Using the Mouse Scroll Wheel to Pan or Scale

Change the View of a 2-D plot

1. 

Click the plot to select it.

2. 

From the Plot menu, select Manipulator > Pan. Alternatively, click the Pan ( ) icon in the 2-D Plot Toolbar.

3. 

Move the cursor over the plot. The mouse pointer for panning is a hand.

4. 

Drag the mouse on the plot. Panning moves the plot view by changing the range.

  

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

  

The pan feature is 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 > Pan. Alternatively, click the Pan ( ) icon in the 3-D Plot Toolbar.

3. 

Move the cursor over the plot. The mouse pointer for panning is a hand ( ).

4. 

Drag the mouse on the plot.  Panning changes the position of the plot in the anchored frame. Here, zooming and panning were used to change the view of the plot:

Using the Mouse Scroll Wheel to Pan or Scale

  

You can use the mouse scroll wheel to pan or scale on a plot.

  

To pan the plot with the mouse wheel:

1. 

Select the plot.

2. 

Click the Pan ( ) icon in the plotting toolbar.

3. 

Hold Ctrl (Control, on Mac) and rotate the mouse wheel.

  

To scale the plot with the mouse wheel:

1. 

Select the plot. Select either the Zoom in ( ) or Zoom out ( ) item in the 3-D Plot Toolbar.

2. 

Place your pointer on the plot and then rotate the mouse wheel. 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