Plotly

The Plotly modules allow you to create, update, and/or delete graphs in your Plotly account.

Prerequisites

  • A Plotly account

In order to use Plotly with Make, it is necessary to have a Plotly account. If you do not have one, you can create a Plotly account at https://chart-studio.plot.ly/Auth/login/?action=signup#/.

Notice

The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Make scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting Plotly to Make

To connect your Plotly account to Make, you need to obtain your Username and API Key.

1. Log into your Plotly Account.

2. Click the Profile icon -> Settings -> API Keys.

61d6ac2caa02d.gif

3. Copy the Username and API Key.

61d6ac2f2e6db.png

4. Go to Make and open the Plotly module's Create a connection dialog.

61d6ac3084ce3.gif

5. Enter the Username and API Key you copied in step 3.

6. Click Continue.

The Connection has been established.

Actions

Create a Graph

Creates a new Plotly graph.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Plotly account.

File Name

Enter the graph name.

File Options

Select the file options for the graph:

  • New

  • Overwrite

  • Append

  • Extend

Graph Type

Select the type of graph you want to create:

  • Scatter plot

  • Histogram

  • Bar Chart

X Axis Title

Enter a name for X-Axis.

X Axis Type

Select the X-Axis type:

  • Linear

  • Logarithmic

Y-Axis Title

Enter a name for Y-Axis.

Y Axis Type

Select the Y-Axis type:

  • Linear

  • Logarithmic

Delete a Graph

Deletes an existing graph.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Plotly account.

Graph ID

Select the Graph ID you want to delete.

Create a Graph Image

Creates a graph image based on specified parameters.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Plotly account.

Format of the graph figure you want to generate

Select the format of the graph image you want to create:

  • jpeg

  • png

  • pdf

  • eps

  • webp

Figure Width

Enter the image width in pixels.

Figure Height

Enter the image height in pixels

Graph Type

Select the type of graph you want to create:

  • Scatter plot

  • Histogram

  • Bar Chart

X Axis Title

Enter a name for X-Axis.

X Axis Type

Select the X-Axis type:

  • Linear

  • Logarithmic

Y Axis Title

Enter a name for X-Axis.

Y Axis Type

Select the Y-Axis type:

  • Linear

  • Logarithmic