Follow the instructions in Example of the Distribution Platform to produce the report shown in The Initial Distribution Report Window.
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The red triangle menu next to each variable contains options that affect only that variable. See Options for Categorical Variables or Options for Continuous Variables. If you hold down the Control key and select a variable option, the option applies to all of the variables that have the same modeling type.

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Doubleclick on a histogram bar, or rightclick on a histogram bar and select Subset. A new data table is created that contains only the selected data.


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Rightclick on a histogram. See the Using JMP book.

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Click on the red triangle next to the variable, and select Histogram Options. Options are slightly different depending on the variable modeling type. See Options for Categorical Variables or Options for Continuous Variables.

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the Set Bin Width option

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the Increment option

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Select Tools > Grabber.

Note: (Windows only) To see the menu bar, you might need to hover over the bar below the window title. You can also change this setting in File > Preferences > Windows Specific.
The Set Bin Width option is a more precise way to set the width for all bars in a histogram. To use the Set Bin Width option, from the red triangle menu for the variable, select Histogram Options > Set Bin Width. Change the bin width value.
The Increment option is another precise way to set the bar width. To use the Increment option, doubleclick on the axis, and change the Increment value.
Clicking on a histogram bar highlights the bar and selects the corresponding rows in the data table. The appropriate portions of all other graphical displays also highlight the selection. Highlighting Bars and Rows shows the results of highlighting a bar in the height histogram. The corresponding rows are selected in the data table.
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For each level of a categorical (nominal or ordinal) variable, the Frequencies report contains the information described in Description of the Frequencies Report. Missing values are omitted from the analysis.
For continuous variables, the Summary Statistics report displays the mean, standard deviation, and other summary statistics. You can control which statistics appear in this report by selecting Customize Summary Statistics from the red triangle menu next to Summary Statistics.
Tip: To specify which summary statistics show in the report each time you run a Distribution analysis for a continuous variable, select File > Preferences > Platforms > Distribution Summary Statistics, and select the ones you want to appear.
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Description of the Summary Statistics Report describes the statistics that appear by default.

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Additional Summary Statistics describes additional statistics that you can add to the report using the Customize Summary Statistics window.

The mean calculated after removing the smallest p% and the largest p% of the data. The value of p is entered in the Enter trimmed mean percent text box at the bottom of the window. The Trimmed Mean option is not available if you have specified a Weight variable.


The nth root of the product of the data.

