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Evaluation of Graphics Packages for PCs


More Business and Technical Charting

Feature Stanford Graphics DeltaGraph Origin Sigmaplot
Bar or column plot (horizontal/ vertical)        
Overlaid Yes Yes No Yes
Stacked Yes Yes Yes Yes
Floating bars or columns Yes Yes Yes No
Variable width bars or columns No Yes No Yes
Build up to total No Yes No No
3D bars or columns Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pie plot        
Exploding segment Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic segments annotation Yes Yes Yes Yes
Stacked No Yes No No
Multiple Yes Yes No No
3D pie plot Yes Yes No No
Histograms        
One variable Yes Yes Yes Yes
Two variables (3-d) Yes No No No
Other plot types        
Combination plots Yes Yes Yes Yes
Line over bar Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can overlay any combination Limited Limited Yes Yes
Maximum number of overlays No limit One 50 No limit
Multiple x versus y Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multiple y versus x Yes Yes Yes Yes