## Help with graphing 2 different x-y sets on one graph (Qpro)

### Help with graphing 2 different x-y sets on one graph (Qpro)

I have two series of data.  Different x and y sets.  I would like to plot
both of them on the same graph within Quatro-Pro.  Is this possible?  If so,
How?  I know it is possible when you have two sets of y data and one set of
x data.
The closest that I have figured out is to sort the x values and graph
the two separate y sets.  This leads to a discontinuous graph due to
missing y data points in each set.
Any help would be appreciated.

### Help with graphing 2 different x-y sets on one graph (Qpro)

Quote:>I have two series of data.  Different x and y sets.  I would like to plot
>both of them on the same graph within Quatro-Pro.  Is this possible?  If so,
>How?  I know it is possible when you have two sets of y data and one set of
>x data.
>    The closest that I have figured out is to sort the x values and graph
>    the two separate y sets.  This leads to a discontinuous graph due to
>    missing y data points in each set.
>Any help would be appreciated.

I use Excel and this works. I asssume it should work for QPRO too. If the
first set is x1,y1 and the second set is x2,y2:

Col1     Col2     Col3
x1       y1      blank
x2     blank      y2

### Help with graphing 2 different x-y sets on one graph (Qpro)

](Joel A. Walberg) writes:

]>I have two series of data.  Different x and y sets.  I would like to plot
]>both of them on the same graph within Quatro-Pro.  Is this possible?  If so,
]>How?  I know it is possible when you have two sets of y data and one set of
]>x data.
]>   The closest that I have figured out is to sort the x values and graph
]>the two separate y sets.  This leads to a discontinuous graph due to
]>missing y data points in each set.
]>Any help would be appreciated.
]
]I use Excel and this works. I asssume it should work for QPRO too. If the
]first set is x1,y1 and the second set is x2,y2:
]
]Col1     Col2     Col3
]x1       y1      blank
]x2     blank      y2

That should work, with one important caveat: you must do an "XY" plot,
not a "Line" plot.  Line plots just assume evenly spaced X values.  They
helpfully take the items in your X column and stick them in as labels
for the X axis, but the data points will all be in order and evenly

-Dean (chatty this week, eh?) Pentcheff
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### Help with graphing 2 different x-y sets on one graph (Qpro)

>>I have two series of data.  Different x and y sets.  I would like to plot
>>both of them on the same graph within Quatro-Pro.  Is this possible?  If so,
>>How?  I know it is possible when you have two sets of y data and one set of
>>x data.
>>        The closest that I have figured out is to sort the x values and graph
>>        the two separate y sets.  This leads to a discontinuous graph due to
>>        missing y data points in each set.
>>Any help would be appreciated.
>I use Excel and this works. I asssume it should work for QPRO too. If the
>first set is x1,y1 and the second set is x2,y2:
>Col1     Col2     Col3
>x1       y1      blank
>x2     blank      y2

This leads to discontinuous curves when I do it.  Is there something I am
forgetting to select on the Graph menu.

### Help with graphing 2 different x-y sets on one graph (Qpro)

Quote:

>>first set is x1,y1 and the second set is x2,y2:

>>Col1     Col2     Col3
>>x1       y1      blank
>>x2     blank      y2

>This leads to discontinuous curves when I do it.  Is there something I am
>forgetting to select on the Graph menu.

I just tried it out on QPro myself, and it works. Are you SORTING col1
after entering it as above? Don't!

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Univerity of California, Berkeley

### Help with graphing 2 different x-y sets on one graph (Qpro)

>>>first set is x1,y1 and the second set is x2,y2:

>>>Col1     Col2     Col3
>>>x1       y1      blank
>>>x2     blank      y2

>>This leads to discontinuous curves when I do it.  Is there something I am
>>forgetting to select on the Graph menu.

>I just tried it out on QPro myself, and it works. Are you SORTING col1
>after entering it as above? Don't!

I got discontinuous curves either when I select XY type(I use Qpro 3.0)
But I got a continuous chart(or whatever you call) when I choose
the graph/customize series/markers & line/formats/symbols.

Does that mean I couldn't get the line but the symbols for some reason ?
Can anybody give me a further hints ?   Thanks in advance.

Does anybody know any way to set up default properties for graphs
like title fonts, legend fonts, positions..etc in QPro 5.0 for