Editor mode lets you edit and change different aspects of a graph within the Genstat Graphics viewer. To make any changes to a displayed graph, double-click on the plot you wish to edit or select Edit | Edit graph from the menu. The window title and background colour will change to indicate the new mode.
Within Editor mode you can either double-click on a graph or select one of the options from the Tools menu to edit the graph. For each graph you can change settings for the following:
|Layout||The layout of the graph|
|Key||The layout of the key or legend|
|X-Axis, Y-Axis and Z-Axis||For setting axes attributes|
Some graph types also contain the following controls:
|Error pen||Sets attributes of the pen used to draw error bars|
|Format labels||Format the display of numbers or dates on axes|
|Display labels||Specify the labels for individual data points|
|Layer options||Manage the order of layers in a plot, for example, to bring hidden data points to the front|
|Spline options||Manage how splines are displayed|
The following graph types have some additional options to control the display.
- Graph options for scatter and line plots
- Histogram options
- Barchart options
- Pie Chart options
- Contour plot options
- Surface plot options
- Shade diagram options
- Image plot options
- 3D Histogram options
Once you have made any changes you can return to the viewer mode by using either selecting File | Save and Close or File | Close respectively to retain or discard any changes.