Use the handy SmartPlot feature to plot graphs of functions or data at the click of a button.
makes it easy to create graphs of functions or data. It automatically chooses a suitable range and style for the graph and
draws the appropriate axes and ticks. Once the graph is drawn, you can customize it as you like.
To plot a graph of any function or data:
Type the function or data into a notebook and select it.
On the Home controller, click
(or use the keyboard shortcut, S). The SmartPlot InstantCalculator for the function is pasted into the notebook.
The plot of the function or data appears just below the InstantCalculator. You can modify the range or style of the plot using
T I P The Graphics menu also includes commands for plotting 3D graphics. You can choose from a variety of formats such as contour
and density plots.
To change the style of the plot:
Choose a predefined style, such as
, from the
pop-up menu in the InstantCalculator. You can also choose a secondary plot style such as
to modify specific features of the graph.
to reevaluate and redraw the graph.
You can also change the format of the plot, such as from linear to log scales, using the
pop-up menu. For data plots, you can draw bar charts and pie charts by choosing the appropriate
for the changes to take effect.
To change the range or parameters of the graph:
, edit the text specifying the range of the variable.
and redraw the graph over the new range.
You can also directly edit the command for plotting the graph. Click
Convert to input
in the SmartPlot InstantCalculator to paste the command in your notebook. Then edit the command and press to
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