Zoom auto while graphing in statistics mode is lined out

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This means that the option is not available in the context of the calculation you are performing. You have quite a few other Zooming functions.

Posted on May 10, 2010

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Read the first part of the answer to deactivate the statistical plots. No need to read the rest if you know how to do graphs.

Prepare calculator to graph

Turn StatPlotsOff to avoid errors:

Press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff][ENTER].

Setup Graph type

Entering the functions to draw (assuming you want to draw y= functions)

Selecting the Graph Style (You may ignore this now, because it is unimportant for just one graph)

Drawing the Graphs

ZOOMING

You can also press [ZOOM] to adjust.

The selection 6:ZStandard sets the dimensions as on the screen Titled Window (above).

Prepare calculator to graph

Turn StatPlotsOff to avoid errors:

Press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff][ENTER].

Setup Graph type

- Press [MODE] key.
- In Mode set up screen, make set the angle unit (if you are drawing trigonometric functions)..
- Use the arrows to move cursor to 3rd line to highlight
degree or radian and press [ENTER]. The important thing is that you be
aware of the unit so that you do not get unexpected results.
- On same screen, verify that
**Func**is highlighted. If you are drawing PARametric plots, POLar plots or SEQuence plots, you highlight the relevant item in the list - If it is not, use arrow to highlight Func and press [ENTER] to validate.
- Do not worry if you do not have exactly the same screen
as in the screen picture (We may have different OS Versions)

Entering the functions to draw (assuming you want to draw y= functions)

- Press [Y=] to enter function editor.
- Type in a function
- Press [ENTER] at the end of each function.
- Before pressing [GRAPH], make sure that all the = signs that define the functions to be graphed are highlighted white on black. If one is not highlighted, use arrow to move cursor on the sign and press [ENTER].
- In the screen capture 4 functions are slated to be
drawn.

Selecting the Graph Style (You may ignore this now, because it is unimportant for just one graph)

- Select the graph style:
The small piece of line to the left of a Y that defines a function is
the style.
- Move cursor on it and press [ENTER] .
- Each [ENTER] (on same line) selects another style.
- On the next screen you have all the styles available on the calculator.
- Do not select the bubble on line 6: It is for
animations. It will not leave a trace at the end of the plot.

Drawing the Graphs

- Press [GRAPH] to see the graphs.
- If one of them is missing, verify that its = is still highlighted, then use the [WINDOW] to set the Window dimensions,
- Here are the dimensions of the standard window

ZOOMING

You can also press [ZOOM] to adjust.

The selection 6:ZStandard sets the dimensions as on the screen Titled Window (above).

Apr 25, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

To graph functions, always deactivate the statistical plots

- Press [2nd][Y=] to access (STATPLOT) then press [4:PlotsOff]
- Command PlostOff echoes on main screen.
- Press [ENTER], calculator answers Done.
- Open the [Y=] editor to enter your function and
- Press [GRAPH].
- If you do not see any graph,

- press [ZOOM][6:ZStandard] or
- adjust the window dimensions by
- pressing [Zoom] and
- setting the Xmin,Xmax,Ymin,Ymax values
- making sure that Xmin is less than Xmax, and Ymin is less than Ymax.

Feb 23, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

You must deactivate the statistical plots. If you do statistical graphs, the graphing is reconfigured in a way that happens to be incompatible with regular fuction graphs.

- To deactivate the statistical plots.
- Press [2nd][Y=] to access the (STAT PLOT) menu.
- Press [4:PlotsOff][ENTER].
- Calculator displays Done.
- You are ready to draw the function graphs.

Feb 15, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Here is the link to the manual.

Here is a short tutorial to get you started.

**First thing to do before any new type of graphing problem**

1. Turn StatPlots OFF : press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff] [ENTER]

**Second
thing: Clear the statistical lists**

2. Press [2nd][0][PGRM] DownArrow to point to ClrAllLists.

3.Press [ENTER][ENTER]

**Third
thing : Configure the graph type to be FUNCTION graph**

4. Press [MODE]. If FUNC (on fourth line) is highlighted. Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

5. If FUNC is not highlighted, use Down arrow till 4th line, highlight FUNC and press [ENTER]. Press Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

**Fourth thing: Enter function and select them for
graphing**

1. As you start entering the function Y1=, notice that the = sign becomes highlighted. Press [ENTER] when Y1 is typed in. Make sure the = sign for Y1 remains highlighted as cursor moves to Y2=.

2. Keep entering the functions and verifying that their = signs remain highlighted as cursor moves to another equation.

3. When finished press [ENTER]

4. Look at the graph style for each function: it is a bit of line to the left of each Y. Here is a picture of all the 7 styles.

To set a graph style, highlight the style to the left of the Y, and press [ENTER]. Each time you press [ENTER] you see a new style, in the order shown on picture.

Avoid the style of Y6, it is bubble, and as such will burst and disappear once graph is finished. Avoid also the triangular ones (for Y3 and Y4) they will shade areas of the graph, and may hide other functions.

**Fifth thing: Graph Functions.**

1. You can press [GRAPH] to see your graphs.

2. If one curve is missing (and you have not set its style to be rhe bubble), it may be due to the Window dimensions.

**Sixth Thing: Set Window dimensions and
Zoom.**

1. Press [ZOOM][6:ZStandard] to use standard window dimensions.

2. If curve still missing, Press [ZOOM][3:Zoom Out] to zoom out so that you may be able to see a bigger range for the functions.

3. If necessary press [WINDOW] and set the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin,Ymax to values of your own.

Dimensions must obey the conditions: Xmin < Xmax, and Ymin < Ymax.

Here is a short tutorial to get you started.

1. Turn StatPlots OFF : press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff] [ENTER]

2. Press [2nd][0][PGRM] DownArrow to point to ClrAllLists.

3.Press [ENTER][ENTER]

4. Press [MODE]. If FUNC (on fourth line) is highlighted. Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

5. If FUNC is not highlighted, use Down arrow till 4th line, highlight FUNC and press [ENTER]. Press Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

1. As you start entering the function Y1=, notice that the = sign becomes highlighted. Press [ENTER] when Y1 is typed in. Make sure the = sign for Y1 remains highlighted as cursor moves to Y2=.

2. Keep entering the functions and verifying that their = signs remain highlighted as cursor moves to another equation.

3. When finished press [ENTER]

4. Look at the graph style for each function: it is a bit of line to the left of each Y. Here is a picture of all the 7 styles.

To set a graph style, highlight the style to the left of the Y, and press [ENTER]. Each time you press [ENTER] you see a new style, in the order shown on picture.

Avoid the style of Y6, it is bubble, and as such will burst and disappear once graph is finished. Avoid also the triangular ones (for Y3 and Y4) they will shade areas of the graph, and may hide other functions.

1. You can press [GRAPH] to see your graphs.

2. If one curve is missing (and you have not set its style to be rhe bubble), it may be due to the Window dimensions.

1. Press [ZOOM][6:ZStandard] to use standard window dimensions.

2. If curve still missing, Press [ZOOM][3:Zoom Out] to zoom out so that you may be able to see a bigger range for the functions.

3. If necessary press [WINDOW] and set the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin,Ymax to values of your own.

Dimensions must obey the conditions: Xmin < Xmax, and Ymin < Ymax.

Feb 11, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

A) IF YOU GET AN ERROR MESSAGE,

it might be worthwhile to let us know its contents. If you do get a message ( INVALID DIM) you should turn the statistical plots OFF.

To turn statistical plots off

B) IF YOU DO NOT GET AN ERROR MESSAGE

Usually as soon as you start entering an expression in the Y= editor screen, the = sign is highlighted to ensure the drawing of a function. However, if you have previously used the Transfm application to draw dynamic graphs, it takes over the graphing functionalities from the native OS and you can only draw a single graph.

The reason is that dynamic graphing needs one or two parameters that can be changed during the graphing process and the graph redrawn with a new value of a parameter, and you end up with a family of curves differing one from the other by the values of one parameters. But since the calculator has space for 10 graphs at most, only one function can be highlighted.

To make a long story short, you must Uninstall the Transfrm application from memory. The procedure will not erase it, just kick it out of memory.

Another potential culprit is the Inequalz App. To Uninstall it, do as for the Transfm and select the option that will unload it from memory.

it might be worthwhile to let us know its contents. If you do get a message ( INVALID DIM) you should turn the statistical plots OFF.

To turn statistical plots off

- Press [2nd][Y=] to open the (STAT PLOT) menu.
- Select [4:PlotsOff] and
- Press [ENTER].
- Calculator displays Done
- Restart your graphs.
- Adjust the window dimensions if necessary or use the ZOOM function to have all graphs displayed.

B) IF YOU DO NOT GET AN ERROR MESSAGE

Usually as soon as you start entering an expression in the Y= editor screen, the = sign is highlighted to ensure the drawing of a function. However, if you have previously used the Transfm application to draw dynamic graphs, it takes over the graphing functionalities from the native OS and you can only draw a single graph.

The reason is that dynamic graphing needs one or two parameters that can be changed during the graphing process and the graph redrawn with a new value of a parameter, and you end up with a family of curves differing one from the other by the values of one parameters. But since the calculator has space for 10 graphs at most, only one function can be highlighted.

To make a long story short, you must Uninstall the Transfrm application from memory. The procedure will not erase it, just kick it out of memory.

- Press the [Apps] key.
- Scroll down or up to reach the
Transfmapplication.
- Select it and press [ENTER].
- If that application
was running you will see a new screen that tells you some thing like

- Transfrm App
- 1:Uninstall
- 2:Continue

Press1:Uninstall.

Graphing functionalities will revert to the native OS

Another potential culprit is the Inequalz App. To Uninstall it, do as for the Transfm and select the option that will unload it from memory.

Jan 21, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Hi,

From what I understand you want to draw statistical graphs (scatter plot, box plot, etc.) If you do not see anything it may be due to the fact that the statistical plots are turned off.

Type in the data in lists L1 and L2, etc. Press [2nd][QUIT]

Press [2nd][Y=] (STAT PLOT] . Select [4:PlotsOff] [ENTER] .

Screen displays** Done **

**Press [2nd][Y=] (STAT PLOT] . Select [1:Plot1 Off]. **

Hope it helps.

Thank you for rating the solution.

From what I understand you want to draw statistical graphs (scatter plot, box plot, etc.) If you do not see anything it may be due to the fact that the statistical plots are turned off.

Type in the data in lists L1 and L2, etc. Press [2nd][QUIT]

Press [2nd][Y=] (STAT PLOT] . Select [4:PlotsOff] [ENTER] .

Screen displays

- The configuration screen for Plot1 opens with the cursor blinking ON.
- Press [ENTER] to turn Plot1 ON.
- Use Down Arrow to move cursor to second line Type:
- Select the type of statistical plot. Use the right arrow to move highlight on one of the 6 types.
- Select the type:scatter, Xline, histogram, box plot, and press [ENTER] to validate the choisce.
- Use down arrow to select the Xlist: use [2nd][1] to choose L1, etc. and press [ENTER]
- Select the Y-List (L2) and validate by pressing [ENTER]
- Select the data-point mark.
- Press [GRAPH].

Hope it helps.

Thank you for rating the solution.

Dec 09, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hi,

From what I understand you want to draw statistical graphs (scatter plot, box plot, etc.) and you window is set up correctly. Usually, one must first see agraph and adjust the window, but no matter.

If you do not see anything it may be due to the fact thea the statistical plots are turned off.

Type in the data in lists L1 and L2, etc. Press [2nd][QUIT]

Press [2nd][Y=] (STAT PLOT] . Select [4:PlotsOff] [ENTER] .

Screen displays** Done **

**Press [2nd][Y=] (STAT PLOT] . Select [1:Plot1 Off]. **

Hope it helps.

Thank you for rating the solution.

From what I understand you want to draw statistical graphs (scatter plot, box plot, etc.) and you window is set up correctly. Usually, one must first see agraph and adjust the window, but no matter.

If you do not see anything it may be due to the fact thea the statistical plots are turned off.

Type in the data in lists L1 and L2, etc. Press [2nd][QUIT]

Press [2nd][Y=] (STAT PLOT] . Select [4:PlotsOff] [ENTER] .

Screen displays

- The configuration screen for Plot1 opens with the cursor blinking ON.
- Press [ENTER] to turn Plot1 ON.
- Use Down Arrow to move cursor to second line Type:
- Select the type of statistical plot. Use the right arrow to move highlight on one of the 6 types.
- Select the type:scatter, Xline, histogram, box plot, and press [ENTER] to validate the choisce.
- Use down arrow to select the Xlist: use [2nd][1] to choose L1, etc. and press [ENTER]
- Select the Y-List (L2) and validate by pressing [ENTER]
- Select the data-point mark.
- Press [GRAPH].

Hope it helps.

Thank you for rating the solution.

Dec 06, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hello,

**First thing to do before any new type of problem**

1. Turn StatPlots OFF : press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff] [ENTER]

**Second thing: Clear the statistical lists**

2. Press [2nd][0][PGRM] DownArrow to point to ClrAllLists.

3.Press [ENTER][ENTER]

**Third thing : Configure the graph type to be FUNCTION graph**

4. Press [MODE]. If FUNC (on fourth line) is highlighted. Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

5. If FUNC is not highlighted, use Down arrow till 4th line, highlight FUNC and press [ENTER]. Press Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

**Fourth thing: Enter function and select them for graphing**

1. As you start entering the function Y1=, notice that the = sign becomes highlighted. Press [ENTER] when Y1 is typed in. Make sure the = sign for Y1 remains highlighted as cursor moves to Y2=.

2. Keep entering the functions and verifying that their = signs remain highlighted as cursor moves to another equation.

3. When finished press [ENTER]

4. Look at the graph style for each function: it is a bit of line to the left of each Y. Here is a picture of all the 7 styles.

To set a graph style, highlight the style to the left of the Y, and press [ENTER]. Each time you press [ENTER] you see a new style, in the order shown on picture.

Avoid the style of Y6, it is bubble, and as such will burst and disappear once graph is finished. Avoid also the triangular ones (for Y3 and Y4) they will shade areas of the graph, and may hide other functions.

**Fifth thing: Graph Functions.**

1. You can press [GRAPH] to see your graphs.

2. If one curve is missing (and you have not set its style to be rhe bubble), it may be due to the Window dimensions.

**Sixth Thing: Set Window dimensions and Zoom.**

1. Press [ZOOM][6:ZStandard] to use standard window dimensions.

2. If curve still missing, Press [ZOOM][3:Zoom Out] to zoom out so that you may be able to see a bigger range for the functions.

3. If necessary press [WINDOW] and set the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin,Ymax to values of your own.

Dimensions must obey the conditions: Xmin < Xmax, and Ymin < Ymax.

Hope that helps.

1. Turn StatPlots OFF : press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff] [ENTER]

2. Press [2nd][0][PGRM] DownArrow to point to ClrAllLists.

3.Press [ENTER][ENTER]

4. Press [MODE]. If FUNC (on fourth line) is highlighted. Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

5. If FUNC is not highlighted, use Down arrow till 4th line, highlight FUNC and press [ENTER]. Press Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

1. As you start entering the function Y1=, notice that the = sign becomes highlighted. Press [ENTER] when Y1 is typed in. Make sure the = sign for Y1 remains highlighted as cursor moves to Y2=.

2. Keep entering the functions and verifying that their = signs remain highlighted as cursor moves to another equation.

3. When finished press [ENTER]

4. Look at the graph style for each function: it is a bit of line to the left of each Y. Here is a picture of all the 7 styles.

To set a graph style, highlight the style to the left of the Y, and press [ENTER]. Each time you press [ENTER] you see a new style, in the order shown on picture.

Avoid the style of Y6, it is bubble, and as such will burst and disappear once graph is finished. Avoid also the triangular ones (for Y3 and Y4) they will shade areas of the graph, and may hide other functions.

1. You can press [GRAPH] to see your graphs.

2. If one curve is missing (and you have not set its style to be rhe bubble), it may be due to the Window dimensions.

1. Press [ZOOM][6:ZStandard] to use standard window dimensions.

2. If curve still missing, Press [ZOOM][3:Zoom Out] to zoom out so that you may be able to see a bigger range for the functions.

3. If necessary press [WINDOW] and set the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin,Ymax to values of your own.

Dimensions must obey the conditions: Xmin < Xmax, and Ymin < Ymax.

Hope that helps.

Nov 09, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Hello,

A previous problem on statistics has turned the statistical graphs ON and that interferes with the graphing of functions.

TurnOff the STATPLOTS by pressing [2nd][STAT PLOT][4:PlotsOFF]. Command echoes on the home screen. Press ENTER. I was going to add to reset all ram just in case.

Make sure you are drawing the right type of graph. To check that press [MODE], scroll down to 4th line to highlight Func and press ENTER, if you are drawing y=f(x) functions. The others are PARametric, POLar, SEQuence.

Hope it helps.

A previous problem on statistics has turned the statistical graphs ON and that interferes with the graphing of functions.

TurnOff the STATPLOTS by pressing [2nd][STAT PLOT][4:PlotsOFF]. Command echoes on the home screen. Press ENTER. I was going to add to reset all ram just in case.

Make sure you are drawing the right type of graph. To check that press [MODE], scroll down to 4th line to highlight Func and press ENTER, if you are drawing y=f(x) functions. The others are PARametric, POLar, SEQuence.

Hope it helps.

Nov 05, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

Hello,

You bet I do, provided

1. there are no hardware problems I am not aware of;

2. that you are willing to follow my instructions.

**First thing to do before any new type of problem**

1. Turn StatPlots OFF : press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff] [ENTER]

**Second thing: Clear the statistical lists**

2. Press [2nd][0][PGRM] DownArrow to point to ClrAllLists.

3.Press [ENTER][ENTER]

**Third thing : Configure the graph type to be FUNCTION graph**

4. Press [MODE]. If FUNC (on fourth line) is highlighted. Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

5. If FUNC is not highlighted, use Down arrow till 4th line, highlight FUNC and press [ENTER]. Press Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

**Fourth thing: Enter function and select them for graphing**

1. As you start entering the function Y1=, notice that the = sign becomes highlighted. Press [ENTER] when Y1 is typed in. Make sure the = sign for Y1 remains highlighted as cursor moves to Y2=.

2. Keep entering the functions and verifying that their = signs remain highlighted as cursor moves to another equation.

3. When finished press [ENTER]

4. Look at the graph style for each function: it is a bit of line to the left of each Y. Here is a picture of all the 7 styles.

To set a graph style, highlight the style to the left of the Y, and press [ENTER]. Each time you press [ENTER] you see a new style, in the order shown on picture.

Avoid the style of Y6, it is bubble, and as such will burst and disappear once graph is finished. Avoid also the triangular ones (for Y3 and Y4) they will shade areas of the graph, and may hide other functions.

**Fifth thing: Graph Functions.**

1. You can press [GRAPH] to see your graphs.

2. If one curve is missing (and you have not set its style to be rhe bubble), it may be due to the Window dimensions.

**Sixth Thing: Set Window dimensions and Zoom.**

1. Press [ZOOM][6:ZStandard] to use standard window dimensions.

2. If curve still missing, Press [ZOOM][3:Zoom Out] to zoom out so that you may be able to see a bigger range for the functions.

3. If necessary press [WINDOW] and set the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin,Ymax to values of your own.

Dimensions must obey the conditions: Xmin < Xmax, and Ymin < Ymax.

Hope that helps.

5

You bet I do, provided

1. there are no hardware problems I am not aware of;

2. that you are willing to follow my instructions.

1. Turn StatPlots OFF : press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff] [ENTER]

2. Press [2nd][0][PGRM] DownArrow to point to ClrAllLists.

3.Press [ENTER][ENTER]

4. Press [MODE]. If FUNC (on fourth line) is highlighted. Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

5. If FUNC is not highlighted, use Down arrow till 4th line, highlight FUNC and press [ENTER]. Press Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

1. As you start entering the function Y1=, notice that the = sign becomes highlighted. Press [ENTER] when Y1 is typed in. Make sure the = sign for Y1 remains highlighted as cursor moves to Y2=.

2. Keep entering the functions and verifying that their = signs remain highlighted as cursor moves to another equation.

3. When finished press [ENTER]

4. Look at the graph style for each function: it is a bit of line to the left of each Y. Here is a picture of all the 7 styles.

To set a graph style, highlight the style to the left of the Y, and press [ENTER]. Each time you press [ENTER] you see a new style, in the order shown on picture.

Avoid the style of Y6, it is bubble, and as such will burst and disappear once graph is finished. Avoid also the triangular ones (for Y3 and Y4) they will shade areas of the graph, and may hide other functions.

1. You can press [GRAPH] to see your graphs.

2. If one curve is missing (and you have not set its style to be rhe bubble), it may be due to the Window dimensions.

1. Press [ZOOM][6:ZStandard] to use standard window dimensions.

2. If curve still missing, Press [ZOOM][3:Zoom Out] to zoom out so that you may be able to see a bigger range for the functions.

3. If necessary press [WINDOW] and set the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin,Ymax to values of your own.

Dimensions must obey the conditions: Xmin < Xmax, and Ymin < Ymax.

Hope that helps.

5

Oct 29, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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