Select display options for Interval Plot and Individual Value Plot

You can choose additional elements to display, make groups appear different, and apply group appearance to new elements.

Choose data display elements

The following images show the elements that you can display on an interval plot or an individual value plot. To select elements when you create the graph, click Data View.

To change the elements on an existing graph, use the following steps:
  1. Double-click the graph.
  2. Right-click the graph and choose Add > Data Display.
Interval bars and mean symbols
Bars and individual symbols
Individual symbols
Mean symbols, connect line, and individual symbols
Median symbols, connect line, and individual symbols
Note

For more information on editing these graph features, go to the following topics.

Make groups look different

When you create a plot with groups, you can represent the groups for specified variables with different colors. When you create the graph, click Data View and enter the variables in Categorical variables for attribute assignment.

Default
Different colors for Gender
Note

For information on adding or changing the grouping variables for an existing graph, go to Display groups on graphs.

Apply existing groups when you add new elements

To add a new data display element to a graph, use the following steps:
  1. Double-click the graph
  2. Right-click the graph and choose Add > Data Display.

To apply the existing legend groups when you add a new data display, select Apply attribute assignment variables of current displays to added displays. To apply the existing legend groups when you add a new element, select Apply attribute assignment variables of current displays to added displays.

For example, the symbols and interval bars in the following interval plot are different colors for the different levels of the Gender variable.

If you add bars, but do not select Apply attribute assignment variables of current displays to added displays, all of the bars are the default blue color. If you select this option, then the bar colors match the color of the symbols and interval bars.

Not selected
Selected
Note

For information on how to change the attribute assignment variables for existing data display elements, go to Display groups on graphs.

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