Specify the default settings for contours

Tools > Options > Individual Graphs > Contour Plots > Options

Specify default settings for the appearance of contour plots. The changes you make to the defaults remain until you change them again, even after you exit Minitab.

Data Display
  • Area: Fill the areas between the contour levels.
  • Contour lines: Connect the points that define contour levels with lines.
  • Symbol: Display symbols.
    • Symbol color: Select the color for the symbols.
When Contour Lines Are Shown Without Areas
  • Label the contour lines: Label the contour lines if area is not shown.
  • Vary the line attributes and show a legend: Vary the line attributes and show a legend if area is not shown.
Area Colors
  • Spectrum colors: Represent the contour areas using a spectrum of colors.
  • 1-color or 2-color ramps: Represent the contour areas using different levels of one or two colors.
    Note

    If you want a one-color ramp, select the same color for both High-end color and Low-end color. If you want a two-color ramp, select different colors.

    • High-end color: The color that represents the high end of the data values.
    • Low-end color: The color that represents the low end of the data values.
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