27.7.6 3D Waterfall Z:Color Mapping

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Data Requirements

Select at least one Y column (or a range from at least one Y column). Ideally, select at least two Y columns (or a range of at least two Y columns). If there is an associated X column, X column supplies X values; otherwise, sampling interval of the Y column or row number is used.

Creating the Graph

Select required data.

From the menu, choose Plot > 3D : Waterfall : 3D Waterfall Z: Color Mapping.


Click the 3D Waterfall Z:Color Mapping button on the 3D and Contour Graphs toolbar.

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glWater3D.OTP (installed to the Origin program folder).


3D waterfall with Z color mapping is an OpenGL-based 3D graph. The Y values in each column define an XY face with white fill color. All XY faces are arranged in the Z direction by the values in a specified label row. Color mapping is applied to the lines in Z direction.