Changing a Graph’s Axis Scaling

By default, axis scaling is automatic for every plotted channel; however, this can be manually customized from the Axis Options menu.

To alter scale of a graph’s y-axis:

  1. With your graph open, click from the Graphing Toolbar. A drop-down menu will appear.
  1. Select . The Axis Options window will open. Under the Axis Scaling section will be rows, one for each channel on your graph.

    Note: Listed channels are indicated by ‘Y-Axis (Number)’, rather than names. To check what number a channel has been assigned to, look at the list under the Axis Labelling section of the Axis Options window. For details on Axis Labelling, see "Note: This function is not available for Single Axis graph layout.In some cases, you may want to change the title associated with a graph’s y-axis. This is particularly useful when a graphed channel has a convoluted name and you want to alter it for presentation purposes, without making any permanent alterations across the database.Plotted channels are assigned a ‘Y-axis [number]’ – the number indicates the order of which the channel will display on the graph. For example, with an ‘individually stacked’ graph, where each graphed channel has its own y-axis, ‘Y-axis (1)’ will always be the top-most, with subsequent numbers stacked below in ascending order.Note: this section describes how to change the name of y-axis labels; help on changing the order of channels on the y-axis can be found here: When you have more than one channel plotted on a graph, you may wish to change the order of which each channel is displayed..To change y-axis labels:With your graph open, click from the Graphing Toolbar. A drop-down menu will appear. Select . The Axis Options window will open. Below Axis Labelling will be a list of your channels and a ‘y-axis number’ for each. A y-axis number is used to reference a channel.Modify the y-axis labels as needed.Click . Your graph will reload to update.".

  1. Select Custom from the same row as the channel you wish to modify.
  1. Input ‘Min’ and ‘Max’ values in their respective text-fields. This will set the new range for the desired y-axis.
  1. Tick Inverted, only if you want to flip the y-axis.
  1. Click when finished. The graph will refresh.
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