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What is it?

Plotting Utility is an interactive plotting tool. Use it when you want to interact with your scalar data; zoom in, change from Min/Max to , or stack multiple sensors in the same timeline. You can change from line charts to bar charts, filled area, and multiple Y-axis plots.

Why is this useful?

It's convenient (no downloads or specialized software required). And with an Oceans 2.0 account you can save your plots to your personal folder and share them with colleagues.

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Personal history - remember searches, save plots, create annotations.

Share: send plots to colleagues and friends.

Community: join research working groups, share ideas for experiments and data analysis.

1. Plotting Utility: Overview

Plotting utility is arranged into three panes: on the left is the navigation and filter pane, on the top right is the time selection and plot history, and the bottom right is where plots appear. (click to enlarge)

2. Plotting Utility: Variable Plot

Try opening some saved public plots; there's some interesting stuff you can view and interact with. You can also choose data by date, and optionally autorefresh to watch live data streaming.

3. Plotting Utility: Multiple plots

When you find a pair of plots you would like to compare in an overlay plot, right-click on the sensor name.

4. Plotting Utility: Overlay plots

The selected sensor is overlaid on the previous plot. You can access plot properties in the option drop-down.

5. Plotting Utility: Plot properties

There are tab controls for Plot title, Axis min/max, and Curve type. Make selections using the drop-down menus.

6. Plotting Utility: Hide navigation pane

Click on the hide/show controller to hide the navigation pane and maximize plot size. In this example you can see summary information for the sensors over time.

 Demo Video (Narrated)

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