Single table polar graph

This chapter provides descriptions and instructions on how to use the graph drawing functionality of Ple4Win using data from one single data table.

A special case of the single graph is the polar graph. If the first column selected for the graph drawing is 'Angle' (for example in the additional output tables of Design Function 6.2), the drawing is automatically a polar graph.

Click to expand/collapseHow to create a Polar Graph
1.Open a data table (for example additional output table 'PSTRESS' from Design Function 6.2)
2.Select at least 1 or more columns from this table

Info Columns can be selected by clicking, Shift+clicking or Ctrl+clicking.

Info These tables are always circumferential based.

3.Click on the 'Single Graph' TtblSSgraph button (on the toolbar of the data table) to add the selected data columns to the Single Graph and subsequently create the graph.

Click to shrink the screenshot

The Polar Graph panel will appear as a new tab in the workspace.

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Click to expand/collapseHow to zoom and pan

There are several ways to zoom and pan the graph:

SinglePolarGraphDetailZoombox

To zoom in/out by 25%

Click the Graph.ZoomIn.16x16 or Graph.ZoomOut.16x16 button

Info Using this method, the aspect ratio of the graph is locked.

To exactly define the boundaries
of the graph shown

Values can be entered in the Ymin or Ymax textboxes. Empty textboxes leave that limit as-is.

Note that the y-axis limits have to be entered for each curve individually.

Info Using this method, the aspect ratio of the graph is not locked.

To reset all zoom or pan actions

Click the Graph.NoZoom.16x16 button

Info Should the drawing appear garbled, a double-click on the graphs-area will redraw it.

Click to expand/collapseHow to print/copy the Polar Graph

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Tools.Print.16x16 Print graph

Click to print the single-table polar graph drawing.

Click on the down-arrow to show a submenu containing the following choices:

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Print

The print dialog box pups up

Print to File

The print to file dialog box pups up

Clipboard16x16 Copy graph to clipboard

Click to copy the single-table polar graph drawing to the clipboard.

Click on the down-arrow to show a submenu containing the following choices:

SingleGraphCopyRightClick(PNG)

Copy to Clipboard

Copies the single-table polar graph drawing to the clipboard

Export as WMF-file

Opens the save file dialog to save the single-table polar graph drawing in the Windows Meta File format.

Export as PNG-file

Opens the save file dialog to save the single-table polar graph drawing as a PNG.


SinglePolarGraph, last changed: 14/09/2016

See also:

Single (axial) Graph

Multi Graph

Pipeline View