GraphPad Prism 8 User Guide

Plotting order of Grouped graphs

Plotting order of Grouped graphs

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Plotting order of Grouped graphs

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Data set order

The two graphs in this example are identical except that the plotting order was reversed.

reverse order two way

Click the Rotate/Flip button in the Change section of the Prism toolbar to reverse the order of data sets on a graph.

change order button

To fine tune the left-to-right order, go to the Data Sets on Graph tab of the Format Graph dialog.

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The two graphs in this example are identical except that the plotting order was reversed.

one way change order

To reverse the plotting order of the data sets on a graph, click the Rotate/Flip button in the Change section of the Prism toolbar.

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Changing the order of the data sets on this dialog changes the font-to-back (if you plot symbols) or left-to-right (if you plot bars) order of the data sets on the graph. It does not change the order of the legends.

 

Order of bars within a data set

The previous section explained how to adjust the order of the data sets. The order of the individual columns within a particular data set is determined by the order they are entered in the data table.

two way reverse order table 1

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To reverse the row order on a data table, go to the data table. From the Change menu, click the Sort button, and choose "Reverse row order".

reverse row order

food 2 food 1

food 2 food 1 graph

See another example of changing plotting order for Grouped graphs.