27.14.1 Color Fill Surface

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Data Requirements

  • Worksheet: Select at least one Z column (or a range from at least one Z column). If the Z column has associated XY columns, then the XY columns are used; otherwise, the worksheet's default XY values are used.

or

  • Matrix: A matrix of Z values.

Creating the Graph

Activate the matrix sheet or select required data from worksheet.

From the menu, choose Plot > 3D : 3D Color Fill Surface.

or

Click the 3D Color Fill Surface button on the 3D and Contour Graphs toolbar.

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Template

  • glMESH.OTP (OpenGL)
  • MESH.OTP

(installed to the Origin program folder).

Notes

The Z values determine a surface of X and Y grid lines with fill colors on the front and the back of the surface.