Grapher ^{TM}
Version 4
An
efficient and powerful
technical graphing
package for Scientists, Engineers and Business
Professionals


Pricing
Overview
Grapher is an easy
to understand technical graphing package for anyone who
needs to create publicationquality graphs quickly and
easily. Create2D or 3D graph types in Grapher
4! There are four different types of 2D graphs
that can be created in Grapher: Linear, Bar,
Polar, and Other Graph types. The various linear
plots include line plots, scatter plots, step plots, and
function plots. The various bar charts include
regular bar charts, floating bar charts, and histograms.
The polar group has regular polar plots, function plots,
rose diagrams, and wind charts. In the other graph
type category are hilowclose plots, pie charts,
ternary diagrams, boxwhisker plots, and bubble
plots. There are 7 additional 3D graphs that can
be created: ribbon/wall plots, step plots,
function plots, bar charts, floating bar charts,
histograms and an XYZ plot. Create your own custom
graphs by using the easy to follow Graph Wizard.
Add legends, curve fits, annotation and drawing objects
to complete the graph. Create templates to use the
same graph settings with multiple data files.
Automate the graphing process with the included
Scripter™ program. Export graphs for use in
presentations and publications in one of Grapher's many
export formats.
Which Grapher Features Would You Like to Learn
About?
Display your data
as 22 different graph types in Grapher.
Different graph types can be combined on one graph and
multiple graphs can be created on one page.
Line and Scatter plots
display data as a line or
symbols.
Create line
plots with plotted symbols, comments, and fit
curves.
Ribbon/wall plots are similar to line
plots, but are shown in 3D!
Ribbon/wall plots can be customized
with comments, fit curves, error bars, and
legends.
Step Plots display
data as vertical and horizontal
lines. Display your step plot as either 2D
or 3D.
Create step
plots with horizontal or vertical lines in 2D or
3D.
Bubble Plots display
data varying sized symbols. The size of the
symbol is dependent on a third
variable. Change the bubble to any
symbol!
Create
bubble plots to show how two variables relate to
the same X variable.
Bar Charts display data as adjacent or
stacked bars. Choose to have vertical or
horizontal bars. Bar charts can be displayed as 2D or
3D!
Create bar
charts with horizontal or vertical bars. Add error
bars directly to your bar
chart!
Floating Bar Charts display the difference
between two variables. Choose to have vertical
or horizontal bars. Choose between 2D and 3D
floating bar charts!
Create
floating bar charts with two variables. Change the
orientation to display vertical or
horizontal.
Function Plots display mathematical
functions. Plot Y as a function of X, or plot a
parametric equation where X and Y are a function of a
third variable, T. Function plots can be shown
in a 2D or 3D orientation.
Specify a
function or equation to create a graph. Position
the axes anywhere on the
page.
HiLowClose Graphs display a range of Y
values at each X value. These plots are commonly
used to display the high, low, opening and closing of
stock values, though HiLowClose graphs are also used
for many other purposes.
Track
stock performance with the HighLowClose Graph.
Overlay a bestfit curve to predict
future performance.
Polar Graphs display degree, radian or grad
data versus a radial distance. The degree,
radian or grad data are displayed on a circular angle
axis. The second axis is a radial axis showing
the distance from the center of the circle.
Display
degree, radian, or grad data versus radial
distance on a Polar Graph.
Polar Function Graphs display mathematical
functions. Plot radius as a function of angle,
or plot a parametric equation where both the radius
and the angle are a function of a third variable,
T. The angle axis can be in degrees, radians or
grads data.
Display
mathematical functions on a Polar Function
Graph.
Rose Diagrams display degree, radian or
grad data versus a radial axis. Like histograms,
Rose Diagrams display statistical data, showing the
number of occurrences of an event that fall within a
specific angular region. Bins are fully
customizable in rose diagrams!
Display
custom bin sizes, grid lines, and custom ticks with
radial statistical data on a Rose
Diagram.
Wind Charts graph frequency vs. wind
direction. Bins are created according to the
wind speed. The frequency can be viewed as
counts, relative frequency, or as percentages of
relative frequency. Bins are fully
customizable!
Separate
wind speed in different bins according to wind
direction on a Wind
Chart.
Pie Charts show data
as proportional slices of a circle. Each data
value is divided by the sum of the data to determine
the size of the slice.
Display the
pie together or explode a slice. On a Pie Chart,
choose how to label each slice.
Ternary diagrams show
the relative proportions of three variables on three
axes. Choose to show the relative proportions as
percentages or as fractions. Add lines to
connect the points on the ternary
diagram!
Display the
Ternary Diagram with or without labels. Add lines
between the points to show
trends.
Histograms display
data separated into groups or bins. Add labels,
a Gaussian fit, and display the Y axis as relative
frequency to change the display of this graph.
Display histograms as either 2D or
3D!
Display statistical information on
a Histogram Graph. Set the bin size and the number of
bins.
BoxWhisker plots are
commonly used to show the min, max, median, and lower
and upper quartiles for a particular group. The caps
at the end of each box indicate the extreme values
(min and max).
Display median, first and third
quartiles and outliers in a BoxWhisker
plot.
3D XYZ Plots are used
to display the location of points with three
variables. Display the data as lines and symbols and
add plot labels.
Display lines and symbols in three
dimensions with the 3D XYZ Plot.
Curve Fits
Curve fitting
routines help depict trends in your data. Select
predefined fits or define a custom fit to add to the
graph. Display fits for Line and Scatter Graphs,
Step Plots, Polar Graphs and Histograms. There are
11 predefined curvefitting algorithms in
Grapher:
Associate any
number of fits with a single curve. Change the
line style, color and width for each fit.
Applicable statistics are available for each fit.
The resulting statistics are copied to the clipboard or
displayed in a report window. Export fit curve
data to a worksheet to calculate additional
statistics. Change the range of data used to
create the fit curve and the range of values to display
the fit curves individually.
Display data
using a curve fit. Equation coefficients can also be
displayed.
Template
Graphs
Create a graph
with the desired colors, number formats, tick mark
spacing, legend styles, etc., and save it as a template
graph for use with multiple data sets.
Project Files
Create a graph
with the desired worksheet and save it as a project
file. Project files save the data used inside the
file. After the graph is created and saved as a
project file, the external worksheet can be
deleted.
Axes
Grapher has four
axis scales: linear, logarithmic (base 10), natural
logarithmic, and probability. Use Grapher's
default settings or specify custom settings for all axis
parameters. Set the axis scale, change the axis
length and starting position, add additional or
duplicate axes, add axis limits, enter an axis title,
add grid lines, break the axis, or hide the axis on your
graph. On each axis, you control the major
and minor tick frequency and spacing or you can use
Grapher's default settings. If the data uses date
and time as one of the data columns, axis labels are
automatically generated using dates and times. In
addition, manual date/time labels can be created or
labels can be read from a worksheet, allowing you to use
any type of tick labeling.
Break axes
and display dates to interpret your data
faster!
Date and Time Compatibility
Use date and time
entries in the worksheet as a data column in Grapher
4. Grapher will automatically use date and time
labels on the axis. Clip the curve, limit the axis
minimum and maximum using date and time values.
Set axis tick marks based on a calendar frequency such
as once per month, twice per year, or once per every
four hours.
Graph date
and time entries directly from the worksheet. Display
worksheet ticks quickly with dates.
Error Bars
Error Bars are
displayed on Line and Symbol Graphs and on Bar
Charts. Display error bars for the average value,
sample standard deviation, population standard
deviation, or standard error of the mean. Or,
calculate custom error bars in the worksheet and display
them on the graph.
Labels and Curve
Filling
Labels can be
added to most graph types. All properties of the
labels can be changed easily, including numeric format,
adding bold, or italics, changing the font size or
style, or changing the label color. In addition,
labels can be moved so that neighboring labels do not
overlap. Most graph types also support curve
filling. Fill can be defined between two curves or
by using a single curve. With a single curve, fill
above, below, to the left, or to the right of the
curve. Choose to fill to the axis minimum or
maximum or to a customized data value.
Fill curves
to the left, right, up, or down. Add labels and move
to avoid overlap.
Text Editor
Easily add text
objects to graphs using Grapher's text editor.
Easily select any typeface, font size and color.
Add superscripts, subscripts and symbols to your
text. Automatically enter current dates and
times. Create complex mathematical equations and
include them in your graph.
Use
Grapher's text editor to create complex mathematical
equations.
Worksheet
Features
Display, enter,
edit, print and save data.
Double precision
capabilities allow up to 15 digits without loss of
precision.
Import data
files in the following formats: XLS, SLK, WKx,
WRx, CSV, TXT, DAT, BNA, and BLN.
Save your data
files in XLS, SLK, CSV, TXT, DAT, BNA, and BLN
formats.
Cell formatting
includes background colors and cell height and
width.
Include
formatting information when copying to the
worksheet.
Sort data using
multiple columns.
Calculate
numerous statistical functions on individual columns
of data.
The number of
data points the worksheet can handle is only limited
by the amount of memory available on your computer (up
to 1 billion rows x 1 billion columns).
View a list of
all worksheets associated with a graph.
Export data from
fit curves, function plots, histograms, rose diagrams,
and wind charts to create new data files.
Update command
allows worksheets that are edited in other programs to
updated immediately in Grapher.
Embedded Excel
window allows the use of Microsoft Excel from within
Grapher.
Additional
Features
Set multiple
levels of undo (up to 25).
Add legends to
graphs.
Customize
Grapher by selecting the default settings.
Control line
styles, color and width.
Add drawing
objects to any graph such as points, lines, polygons,
rectangles and ellipses.
Create custom
colors, lines, and fill patterns.
Reshape
polylines and polygons using the reshape
tool.
Combine and
break apart composite objects.
Rotate all drawn
objects, imported objects and graphs.
View and edit
all objects using the Object Manager.
Keep the Object
Manager always available even while editing the
graph.
Use the Arrange
command to move objects forwards or
backwards.
Add a variety of
arrows to the ends of polylines.
Digitize data
from a graph using a large crosshair that extends to
the rulers. Write the data to a ASCII file to
create new graphs.
Fix the
digitizing process directly to the line or digitize
anywhere in the plot window.
Display and edit
detailed areas of a graph using the Zoom
commands.
Calculate the area under a curve.
Switch between two different plot
types. For example, change your line plot into a
bar chart.
Save as a Grapher 3 GRF to share your
graphs with colleagues.
Automation
Automate Grapher
from any Active X Automation compatible client such as
Visual BASIC or use the software's
Scripter.
Embed and link
Grapher into other applications.
Embed and link
documents from other applications into
Grapher.
Import/Export
Options
Import formats
include: GSB, BNA, DLG, LGO, LGS, DXF, PLT, BLN, CLP,
EMF, WMF, E00, TIF, BMP, TGA, PCX, WPG, DCX, EPS, JPG,
PCT, SHP, MIF, PNG, GIF, DDF, and GSI.
Export formats
include: EMF, WMF, CLP, DXF, CGM, TIF, BMP, TGA, PCX,
WPG, JPG, PCT, DCX, PNG, SHP, BNA, BLN, GSI, MIF, and
GIF.
Graph Wizard
The Graph Wizard
is an easy to use step by step command that creates a
graph for you using default parameters. Select the
type of graph, the worksheet and the columns to use and
the wizard does the rest. Add curves to existing
graphs or create new graphs with the wizard. After
the graph is created, it can be edited by double
clicking on any portion of the graph.
System Requirements
Windows 98/2000,
Me, and XP or higher
Suggested 25 MB
of free hard disk space
Suggested 32 MB
RAM, 64 MB preferred.
800 X 600 x 256
color minimum monitor
resolution.
