Creating a Scatter Plot
One of the most versatile and common interpretative plots, the scatter plot allows the cross-plotting of two numerical properties against one another.
Version: 1.7.2+ (Aug 2017)
Usage: Graph --> New Graph --> New scatter plot...
How to use in practice
Scatter Plot Creation
The scatter plot creation dialogue window requires 2 inputs for creation:
- Property 1 (X / Horizontal axis) - A numeric geochemical property with associated indicator, unit and ratio where appropriate.
- Property 2 (Y / Vertical axis) - A numeric geochemical property with associated indicator, unit and ratio where appropriate.
Both axes can be displayed using a log scale (when the values are strictly positive), and the Y / Vertical axis can be inverted to create a pseudo-depth plot (without the depth datum reference), or to represent properties that are more usefully shown as inverted.
Both properties are selected using the standard Property Selector.
Once the graph has been created properties, axis ranges & scales can be managed through the Axes tab in Graph Manager.
Graph interpretative layers, or 'overlays', are covered in another section of the user guide.
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