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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 Station Aliasing (Station Selection)?
    Introduction New to WinSPC version 8.2 is the ability for Station Selection (or Station Aliasing) for Collection Plans. In previous versions of WinSPC (earlier than 8.2), Collection Plans only displayed the data that was collected for that specific station. This means that a user collecting d ...

  3. questionHow do I setup and use User Groups?
    User Groups can best be thought of as a container in which users may be placed within. A user in a User Group will inherit the group’s permissions where otherwise not explicitly defined. Changing a user’s permissions is as simple as dragging and dropping them into another User Group ...

  4. questionHow do I configure WinSPC to send external E-Mail?
    We would recomend SMTP configuration for best results when using WinSPC with external E-Mail for the following features: *E-Mail Triggers for Control Test rule violations in Data Collection mode *E-Mail Notifications for failures to collect data using Timed Data Collection *E-Mail PDF reports ...

  5. questionI've forgotten the WinSPC 'admin' password, what do I do?
    The WinSPC 'admin' user is the pre-configured administrator account whose password is set when WinSPC is first installed. The password can be changed by logging into WinSPC as the 'admin' user, and then selecting "Tools" > "Change Password" from the drop down menu at the top of the screen. I ...

  6. questionWhat is the station status tool and what does it do?
    The Station Status tool in WinSPC's Administrator window can be found under 'Tools' -->'Station Status'. It serves 2 purposes: 1) To list every station and corresponding station name that has ever logged into WinSPC. 2) Show the version of WinSPC each stations most recently used. WinSPC requi ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. questionWhat is the Data Collection Log Out Inactivity Period, and how do I configure it?
    Introduction WinSPC has the ability to automatically log out data collection sessions. This feature is referred to as ‘Automatic Logout Due To Inactivity’. This feature serves 2 basic purposes. The first is relating to security, the other is with regards to simplified license manage ...

  10. questionWhat do each of the different user permissions do?
    The table below represents a list of the possible WinSPC User or User Group permissions and what actions each permission is related to. Data Collection Permissions Permission When this permission is granted, WinSPC allows the user to ... Screen Print Access the "File" > "Print Window" drop ...

  11. questionHow 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 ...

  12. questionHow do I setup or modify a User?
    You can create Users accounts with unique permissions, settings and preferences. User accounts control which areas of WinSPC the user can access, modify, and use. 1. Log in to WinSPC as the Admin user or a user that has Administration permissions to create Users and User Groups accounts. ...


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