Plot to Window Action

Definition: The Plot to Window action plots the value of the Attribute or Simulation Property named in the action's text field in the window specified to represent a user-specified quantity between endpoints as specified with numbers or Visual AgenTalk Formulae.The value is plotted using a color displayed in the action's color field.

Attribute values are plotted along the y-axis of a 2-D plot window while time is represented along the plot window's x-axis.

To plot Simulation Properties you can also use the plot functionality on the Simulation Properties window.

Parameters: attribute, formula
Example: The Counter agent in the Predators & Prey simulation counts and plots the number of large and small fish living in a pond. It plots the number of small fish in the Population window using yellow color, with the plot ranging between 0 and 150. It also plots the number of large fish in the Population window using red color, with the plot ranging between 0 and 150.

See the Predators & Prey simulation that is included in the AgentSheets distribution.
Ristretto Information: This action will not operate in Ristretto-generated applets.

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