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MagicPlot Projects contain Tables, Figures and Fit Plots. MagicPlot Project files have .mppz extension.
Typically, you need to open, edit, process, plot and fit multiple data acquired in various experiments or series of experiments within single project. Ordinarily you have the source (imported) Table and a number of Tables with derivative data, such as Fourier transform or statistics of source Table data. MagicPlot automatically creates a new Folder every time you import new Table. All derivative data is stored in the same Folder by default. All Plots created from Tables in certain Folder are stored in the same Folder.
Feel free to close currently unused interval windows with Tables, Figures and Fit Plots. The data will not be deleted, the window will be closed only. You can open the closed window by double clicking on component in Project tree.
MagicPlot supports multiple steps undo/redo function with History dialog window. History dialog supports multiple undo and redo. Undone actions are marked light gray. Last saved state is set off in bold.
In most cases you may start with importing table from text file by clicking
Project → Import Text Table menu item.
The easiest way to create Figure or Fit Plot is the following:
Create Fit Plotitem in the Table context menu
You may also use
Create Figure or
Create Fit Plot buttons in the toolbar.
You can add new table to existing folder by selecting
New Table in Folder context menu.
MagicPlot can evaluate simple expressions entered in any numeric text field (brackets are supported, see formula syntax for details.) For example, you can enter
12/pi in circle width and height fields in Dimensions toolbar if you want its perimeter to be equal to 12 (remember that
p is perimeter and
d is diameter):