Function Command

This command draws analytic functions in the form, y as a function of x, y(x). The Function command is similar to a graphing calculator. Simply type in a function and a range, and DataGraph will draw the line. By using variables, you can explore how a function changes with different […]

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Box command

Box plots, also called Box and Whiskers (see wikipedia), are a graphical way to compare distributions of data. These are non-parametric approaches (i.e., do not make any assumption about the underlying shape of a distribution of data). Use the Box command to create box plots, point distributions, sideways histograms, and […]


The Histogram command provides a visual representation of a distribution of numbers. A histogram will count the number of values in a particular range or bin. The command can also be used to determine other summary statistics for a list of numbers. Input The Histogram command requires a single column […]

Pivot Command

Pivot is short for Pivot Table, and is a standard data analysis technique (see wikipedia). In general, pivoting describes a process of binning data based on categorical or numerical values. The Pivot command in DataGraph allows you to: bin data using categories or numerical/date ranges count values in a category […]


The Connect command is a basic drawing command, similar to the Lines command. This command allows you to quickly draw one or multiple lines from specified x and y coordinate locations. The Connect command is deceptively simple, allowing you to connect a straight line between x,y locations. Once you master this command, you can […]


The Lines command draws horizontal or vertical lines at specified locations. In the simplest case, it draws them either vertically – “X Lines” or horizontally “Y Lines”. This can be used to mark certain points on a plot. The main use of this command is to draw lines of interest, […]


The Stocks command can be used to visualize stocks using two different styles, Candlestick and OHLC (open high, low close). For more information on Candlestick charts see Wikipedia. Input To use this command, you will need to have columns in the data table corresponding to the open, high, low and close, as shown […]

How to make a Scatter Graph

You can make a scatter graph using a Points command. The Points command has a lot of flexibility to change the point size, color, and shape based on numerical or categorical data. How to Fill Points with a Color Scheme You can automatically generate a color scheme. Select the x-y […]

How to make a Bar Graph

Here we refer to two types of bar graphs. Bar Charts — bars are grouped according to categories Bar Plots — bars are located at numerical locations Here is an example of each. In DataGraph, there are three commands that create bar graphs: Bar, Bars, and Pivot commands. COMMAND BAR […]