User Interface
 Intuitive and user friendly
 Helpful diagnostic messages
 Notepad to store details of each figure
 Fix spatial relationships of parts of figures
 Powerful, fast, onscreen editing
 Mouse or keyboard shortcuts
 Create templates for routine figure styles
 True WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get)
 Resize completed figures
 Network versions
 Help facility
 Global editing system
 Multiple graphs per page
 QuickFig module for semiautomatic figure creation: good for beginners and for routine figures
 Zoom facility
 Free disk of sample figures available
 Select groups of objects for repositioning or deleting
 Run multiple instances of Fig.P within a single Windows session
 Display data, figure and notes windows simultaneously
 Action Bar gives oneclick access to key program functions
 Render any element invisible without losing its other functions
 Choose text, line, color and box types with one click from usermodifiable palettes
 Snaptogrid facility

Graph Types
 Line graphs
 Staircase plots
 Scatter plots 1D or 2D with optional cleanscattering of superimposed points
 Bar graphs, single, stacked or overlapping; adjustable width, displacement and infill
 Needlegrams
 Areagrams
 Data pair connectors
 Histograms
 Text charts with text, symbols, arrows, boxes, circles, ellipses and lines anywhere
 Plot a function with userdefined parameter values

Figure Style
 Complete color control over all elements
 Background color can be ramped, double ramped or twotone
 Multiple line types (solid, dashed etc)
 Full control over line thickness
 Lines touching symbols or not
 Multiple fillpatterns for bar graphs and histograms
 Optional figure frame
 Move or resize figure at any time
 Error bars (SEM, SD(n1), SDn, range, confidence limits) automatically calculated or imported; any style (up, down, symmetrical, transverse, or individualized direction), fully adjustable terminal cross line
 Arrows of many styles in any position
 Boxes of numerous shapes in any size or position, filled or not
 Draw circles and ellipses
 Draw curved arrows and lines
 Line plot and regression
 Staircase plot
 Smooth natural spline plot
 Smooth blended plot combining spline and regression
 Smooth linear or polynomial least squares regression curve fit (with statistics offplot) in any of linear/polynomial, logarithmic, exponential or powerfitting mode
 Equation plotter with Marquardt nonlinear curve fitting; powerful initial parameter autoguess; easytouse equation editor; up to 60 parameters per equation with complex nested brackets; numerous functions builtin; numerous equations supplied including four sigmoid models (Exponential, Statistical, Logistic and Asymmetric); choice of unweighted, partially weighted, fully weighted or individually weighted data; fitted values displayed with standard errors, chisquared, covariance matrix, correlation matrix, curvature matrix, goodnessoffit index; plot and table of residuals; automatic creation of theoreticalcurve datasets and best fit curve for a dataset; calculation of unknowns for assays; confidence bands or intervals; fix parameters within specified limits
 Fit multivariable equations

Data Input
 From keyboard
 Import ASCII files in many formats
 Import from spreadsheets including .XLS, .WK1, .WK3, .WQ1, .WKS, .WRK, .WKQ and .WB1 formats
 Import from spreadsheets via clipboard
 Direct data acquisition from instruments via RS232 port

Axes
 Scales include linear, loglog, semilog, natural log
 Automatic or user defined range
 Complete user control over position
 Completely flexible tickmark facility
 Multiple yaxes and xaxes per figure
 Multiple plots per page
 Insets or superpositions
 Completely flexible axisbreak facility
 Frames with or without tickmarks

Symbols
 20 symboltypes supplied
 Open or filled
 Complete size control
 Option of no symbols or different ones on one line
 Use characters or character strings as symbols
 Numerous symbols available with Symbol or Wingding fonts

Data Handling
 Worksheet editor with up to 7 million cells
 Numerous transformations including: add, subtract, multiply, divide, raise to a power, reciprocal, change sign, log, userdefined function, logit, probit, normit, probability, tvalue, Fvalue, Zvalue, chisquared, Fourier smoothing, SavitzkyGolay smoothing, Fourier power spectrum, frequency analysis, cumulative totals, successive differences, interchange, sort, cosort, rank, index, tally, regroup replicates, reduce replicates to means & errors;
 Fast Fourier Transforms and Inverse FFT
 Data statistics automatically calculated: mean, range, SEM, SDn, SD(n1), confidence limits, skewness, kurtosis
 Missing data handling
 Print data
 Statistical tests of comparison: ttests, Ftest and chisquared tests and correlation
 Areaundercurve calculator
 No limit to number of datasets
 Drag and drop or copy and drop blocks of data on worksheet

Labels
 Vertical (up or down) or horizontal (fully rotatable with TrueType or ATM fonts)
 Use symbols as characters
 Complete size flexibility
 European, Greek and scientific characters
 Complete control of position
 Super and subscripts (can have both at one character)
 Automatic or usercontrolled tickmark labeling
 TrueType and Adobe Type Manager font support including mixed fonts, bold, italic, underlined etc

Output
 Batch mode automates figure creation from a set of ASCII data files
 Queue figures to print automatically
 Export to wordprocessors, presentation programs and DTP packages
 Supports all Windows output drivers to printers; laserprinters; plotters; slidemakers, fileoutput etc.
 Copy figures to file or clipboard as bitmaps (BMP) or Windows metafiles (WMF) for export to wordprocessors, presentation programs, bureaus etc.
