Buttons - Functions for profile plots and other plots.
The top of the button window
gives the end points of the line and its
length and angle, when the line is active.
To make a plot with the Profile
Click on the window where
you want to use the profile tool.
- Click on the Image! button.
Click on the 'Line
Select a direction for the
line. This just initializes the line at
a convenient orientation for you.
Select a width
for the line if you want to average pixel data on either side of the central
Position the line by dragging
its endpoints. Dragging by the center preserves its angle.
Click on 'Plot'
to plot the profile. The 'Color!' button changes the color of the line on
the image to the selected color - the color of the Color
Click on 'Cursor
Drag it with the mouse.
On Plot options
- Off: Cursor mark on the
plot does not move, and does not even
appear if it has not been used.
Cursor mark moves on the plot to match the location on the line in the
image, after mouse up.
- Real time: Cursor mark on
plot follows cursor on line in image.
To save a profile to a file:
Use 'profiles ->
Cut and paste to Excel or
text editor, and save.
Click to select the image on which to show the profile line tool.
On! Activates line profile tool. Shows the tool.
Off! Hides the line profile tool.
Repositions tool to middle of window. Handy if the image has been scrolled.
Sets color of tool to the color of '***Buttons*** / Pick Color'
Sets width of profile line. Values are averaged across the line. You select
radius, ie. total width = 1 + 2*radius.
On! Shows movable cursor. For measuring along the line or marking
locations on the image and on the profile plot.
plot How to track the cursor position on the plot.
Print Profile Prints out position information of the line profile tool,
the profile data, much as 'Other Plots / Print' does.
Plot Sigma Plots standard deviation along profile line, for line
widths of 3 or more.
Profile to image Makes a plot that is 'burnt into' an image.
Reset serial counter Plots have a serial number appended to their name.
The number defaults to Pa01, for example.
'P' stands for plot, the 'a' can be changed.
You can change the name of the plot manually with
'***Buttons*** / Rename!'
20% - 80% Width A special purpose measurement tool that hasn't been tested
Actually plots the pixel data along the profile line.
For selecting a group of images rather than just one. Overrides 'Image!'
Clears the group selection.
All the functions in this button have been moved to the Plots menu in the Lispix
Sum Plots sum for each pixel collumn of front image.
- Vertical Max
Plots max for each pixel collumn of front image.
(New with Lx41).
- Vertical Variation
Plots variation (absolute value of differences)
for each pixel collumn of front image.
- Vertical Variance
variance for each pixel collumn of front image.
Plots pixel values for entire image in scan order. For use on small
Convolves a plot using the kernels from
Savitzky & Goulay, Anal Chem 36:1628, 1964. Spectrum
smoothing and derivatives, with moving interval fit.
Moved to Plots menu in Lispix menu bar.
- Ring Average Ring average and sector average
plots are now in the Analysis button of the Circle