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Shortcuts and Tips
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WinSPC shortcuts and tips for faster product administration
- Matching External Data Source Readings with Collection Plan Steps
Readings from an external data source must, in the end, be matched with the appropriate step in a collection plan. When the data source feeds only one step, this is assured. When the data source feeds multiple steps, however, ambiguity is introduced. The most common methods for resolving this ...
- How do I configure a WinSPC Navigator button to open a webpage?
Each collection plan in WinSPC allows an administrator to link up to four documents to a series of buttons that are accessible in the Navigator screen and during data collection. To setup a Navigator button that opens to a specific web page: Set the default viewer for the Navigator button that ...
- How can I see statistics other than Cpk and Ppk on the status bar in Data Collection ?
By default, WinSPC will show two statistics in the status bar at the bottom of the Data Collection screen: Cpk and Ppk. The user, however, can configure the statistics displayed by right-clicking the status bar and choosing "Properties". This will display the "Statistic Bar Setup" window which ...
- How can I print or preview a report in WinSPC?
There are many different ways in WinSPC 8.0 to print or preview the new reports books and report templates. Reports can be accessed from the right-click menu of most WinSPC administrator tree objects, including folders, parts, variables, collection plans, and datasets. The right click menu allo ...
- How can I exclude multiple subgroups of data at the same time?
New to WinSPC version 8.2 is the ability to exclude a range of subgroups from calculations from within the Variable Analyzer window. Conversely a range of subgroups, that has been excluded, can be un-excluded. This is a quick and easy way to exclude subgroup data from statistical calculations ...
- How do I move or copy items in WinSPC?
Moving Tree Items Items within the Navigation Tree, including folders and any entities they may contain, may be moved from one location in the tree to another by following the procedure listed below: Log in to WinSPC as the Admin user or a user that has Administration permissions to Create-Edi ...
- Tip: Easy access to the properties of a control test template from a control test template link
Did you know you can access the properties of a control test template from anywhere you see a control test template link? If you double click on any control test template link (or right click on the link and select "Properties"), it will display the properties of the source control test template ...
- How can I insert a tag value into a trigger message?
A Control Test Template trigger can be setup to bring up a message box for the operator when control conditions are met. When the trigger fires a message box will appear with the selected text and tags values that you have setup. Log in to WinSPC as the Admin user or a user that has Administ ...
- How can I create a control test to count the number of samples in a subgroup that are out of spec?
In WinSPC 8.3.4, a new subgroup level control test type has been added that allows a user to setup a custom control test that counts the number of readings in a subgroup that meet a certain criteria (such as the number of readings outside the spec limits). Using this new subgroup level control ...
- How can I change the X-axis scaling on a histogram chart?
Starting in WinSPC 8.3.4, users are now able to customize the X-axis scaling for histograms in the Variable Analyzer or Report Templates. These chart properties are also a part of the chart's Color Schemes and can be configured in the Color Scheme Setup (accessed from within the WinSPC Administ ...
- How can I quickly switch to a different collection plan during data collection?
When in WinSPC's data collection screen, the operator can easily find and switch to a different collection plan by pressing 'F6' or 'Ctrl+F' on the keyboard without having to lead the Data Collection screen. This is an alternative way of loading a collection plan without having to exit Data Col ...
- How can I quickly import a list of data values into WinSPC?
Importing raw data can be done in just a few clicks. WinSPC can import raw data from an ordinary text file into a single variable. Raw data is, as the name suggests, only sample data readings. This means that it does not contain any other information; like variable names, product specificati ...
- How do I reset or change a WinSPC user's password?
To reset or change a WinSPC user's password: Log into WinSPC as an administrator user that has permissions to edit the user. In the "Users" tree of the WinSPC administrator window, find the user that you want to modify. Double click on the user (or right-click and choose "Properties"). This w ...
- How do I add a cover page to my report template?
To add a cover page to an existing report template: Make a copy of your existing report template (just so you have a backup of the original). Edit the properties of the report template (double click on the report template or right-click on the report template and select 'Properties'). Access t ...