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  1. questionHow do I set a default Chart Scheme for the Variable Analyzer, Attribute Analyzer, Dashboards and Reports for a User or User Group?
    Introduction: The charting component of WinSPC's Variable Analyzer, Attribute Analyzer, Dashboards and Report Designer are highly configurable. The configurations concerning colors and visual elements are controlled by Chart Schemes*. If there is a particular chart configuration you like to ...

  2. questionWhat is the Within and Between type charts?
    WinSPC has SPC chart types that includeWithin and Between Dasbhoards, Report Templates and Variable Analyzer. These are using the X-bar/ R/ MR chart and an X-bar/ S/ MS chart. These charts plot three types of variation statistics at once. The upper chart is the X-bar which shows the mean val ...

  3. questionHow can I set my charts to display Historical Control Limits by default?
    Introduction: By default, the charting component of WinSPC's Variable Analyzer and Report Designer allows you to see calculated control limits based on the data contained within your current data set, determined by your active data filters. However, in Variable Analyzer, as well as within prin ...

  4. questionHow 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 ...

  5. questionHow 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 ...

  6. questionHow are Variable Analyzer's visualizations related to Data Collection's visualizations and Variable Setup?
    Variable Analyzer is an analysis tool. It is independent of your Data Collection view and your Varialbe's configuration settings. However, the Variable Analyzer will initially take the settings that you configure within your Variable as the defaults to set the Calculated Control Limits that are ...

  7. questionCan I zoom in on a chart?
    New to WinSPC version 8.2 is the ability to zoom in on a selected data area for Variable Analyzer & Data Sets chart(s). The ability to zoom is convenient especially when there are numerous data samples which may cluster the data on the chart making it almost unreadable. There are sever ...

  8. questionHow do I use default data filters in user setup (and what do they affect)?
    Introduction You can configure Default Data Filters at the User and User Group levels in WinSPC to reduce steps within your WinSPC Users' workflows. These default Data Filters affect: Opening VA (no prompts) Previewing/Printing a report (with prompts) Exporting data from the Right-click menu ...

  9. questionHow can I see the changes or events that have occurred for a specific WinSPC item?
    WinSPC can be configured to track and record changes to objects in WinSPC, such as when items are created, modified, or deleted. This information is stored in the WinSPC Event Log (also called the Audit Trail) and is accessible to an administrator. In order for WinSPC to record any item changes ...

  10. questionHow can I export data in WinSPC to Excel, CSV or HTML format?
    Introduction WinSPC supports exporting Variable data from within WinSPC into XLS (Microsoft Excel), CSV (Text) and HTML (Web) formats. This can be done from either the Variable Analyzer or The Data Set Builder. Procedure 1a. Right-click aon any of the following object(s) (or their related fol ...

  11. questionWhat is the difference between 'Control Limits', 'Calculated Control Limits' and 'Historical Control Limits'?
    Introduction: The chart component within Variable Analyzer and Report Templates allow for many different visualizations of your data, most of which can be customized via Chart Color Schemes. From within the properties of the Chart Color Schemes you can make visible 'Control Limits' and/or 'Histo ...

  12. questionHow do I set the default number of subgroups visible in a chart?
    Introduction: The charting component of WinSPC's Variable Analyzer and Report Designer allows you to see any or all of the data collected within that variable at a given time, depending on your filters, your zoom level and color schemes. Among other things, color schemes determine how many sub ...

  13. questionWhat is the Data Point Viewer and how do I use it?
    Introduction New to WinSPC version 8.2 is an enhanced feature called the Data Point Viewer, located on the Chart tab within the Variable Analyzer. Previously a compact version of this window was only accessible in charts withing Data Collection, Plant Monitor, and the Legacy Query Tool. The ...

  14. questionHow can I add, or remove, annotations to multiple subgroups at the same time?
    New to WinSPC version 8.2 is the ability to add, or remove, annotations for a range of subgroups from within the Variable Analyzer window. Annotations consist of Assignable Cause, Corrective Actions, and Notes. This is a quick and easy way to annotate a range of subgroups with a few cli ...

  15. questionWhat are data filtering options and how can I use them?
    There may be times when you would like to see your data for specific set of conditions. This is done by using the “Edit data filtering option” within any Query or Data Set. To bring up the Data Filtering Options, click on the funnel icon labeled “Edit data filtering opt ...

  16. questionGetting Started with WinSPC 8.0: The Variable Analyzer
    In this video of the "Getting Started with WinSPC 8.0" series, we will explore the how to access and use the new WinSPC Variable Analyzer.

  17. questionHow can I get a chart for just the data I collected for a specific time frame?
    There are times when you do not want to see all the data, but just a small time frame sampling of the data. This can be done a few different ways by using queries and/or data sets. The following are some of the most common ways to filter your data for specific time frames. Variable query The fo ...

  18. questionHow 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 ...

  19. questionHow do I use the Sensitivity Analysis tab in the Variable Analyzer?
    The Sensitivity Analysis tab offers additional information which aids in the interpretation of control charts. This information concerns how sensitive a control chart is in detecting process shifts using the 1pt beyond control limits test. This tab consists of three areas: the Options Bar, the ...

  20. questionHow do I read the Goodness of Fit tab in the Variable Analyzer?
    New with the release of Version 8.2, the Goodness of Fit tab compares a variable’s data distribution with industry-standard, theoretical distributions. The information in this tab is sensitive to values entered in the Calculation Settings panel. The Goodness of Fit tab consists ...


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