1.231 FAQ-999 How to turn off the Common Display controls?

Last Update: 3/10/2019

From Origin 2019, Common Display control is introduced to simultaneously change the settings of layer, plot or axis over multiply layers. It is default turned on for many multi-layer graphs, such as 4 panel graph and multiple panels by label graph.

If you change the settings in a single plot/layer but find all layers update accordingly, please check if Common Display is enable for the graph.

  1. Double click on any blank area on the graph to open the Plot Details dialog.
  2. Select page level (Graph# branch) on the left panel and activate ‘’’Layers’’’ tab on the right. Check if any options in Common Display group is checked.

To turn off Common Display for the current graph,

  1. Clean all checkboxes in the Common Display group.

To turn off Common Display for all graphs,

Set system variable @DLS = 1 to disable Common Display controls globally.

  1. Select menu Preferences: System Variables.
  2. In the dialog, enter ‘’’DLS’’’ in Variable column and set it to ‘’1’’ in Value column.

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