Formative Grapher

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An open-source application for graphing time-series data in Microsoft Excel 2010 and later, Formative Grapher is designed for consistency with APA Style.

Automated Features

Breaks in data paths
Criterion lines
Figure captions
1-click cumulative scales
Scale breaks
Condition labels & lines
Date–session conversion
Floating y axes
1-click logarithmic scales
Tier-stacking & doglegs

Video Tutorials


Pie Charts based on Cole and Witts (2015)
Based on Cole and Witts (2015). Top plots aggregate data across two conditions. Bottom plot codes ratings of difficult as 0, moderately difficult as 1, and easy as 2.