Can I display a worksheet value when I click on a graph in Grapher?

Yes, Grapher has an option that allows you to click a point on the plot and the corresponding worksheet value is highlighted. To enable this option in Grapher 10 and newer:


  1. Click the File | Options command.
  2. On the left side of the Options dialog, click the Plots option in the Environment section.
  3. On the right side, check the box in the Display value on click field.
  4. To highlight the value in the worksheet, check the box in the Highlight worksheet field.
    Grapher's Options dialog
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click on the plot name in the Object Manager to select it.
  7. If the worksheet is not already opened, click Graph Tools | Worksheet | Display.
  8. Click on a point on the graph and the X and Y values are highlighted in the worksheet.

Example of Grapher tracking a data point on both the Worksheet and Plot view
The mouse is hovered over the point (2001, 56466)and t
he X and Y values in the worksheet are highlighted at the data point where the plot has been clicked.


Updated September 21, 2018

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