27.8.9 Histogram/Distribution Graph

Histogram
Distribution
Histogram with Labels
Histogram Graph1.png Histogram Graph3.png Histogram Graph4.png

Data Requirements

Select one or more Y columns (or a range from one or more Y columns).

Creating the Graph

Histogram

  1. Select required data.
  2. From the menu, select Plot > Statistical: Histogram.
    or
    Click the Histogram button on the 2D Graphs toolbar.
    Histogram Graph2.png

Histogram with Distribution Curve Overlapped

  1. Select required data.
  2. From the menu, select Plot > Statistical: Distribution.

Histogram with Labels

  1. Select required data.
  2. From the menu, select Plot > Statistical: Histogram With Label.

Please see more details on creating and customizing the Histogram Graph.

Template

Hostogram: HIST.OTP

Distribution: HISTDIST.OTP

With Label: HistLabel.OTP

All three templates mentioned above are installed to the Origin program folder.

Notes

The Histogram menu command plots each selected data set in the same layer.

Histogram with Distribution Curve Overlapped can be created from a histogram graph by selecting a distribution type from Distribution Curve: Type drop-down list on Data tab of Plot Details dialog. Similarly, the histogram graph with labels can be created from a histogram graph by enable labels on the Label tab.