Publication date: 08/13/2020

Matched Pairs Platform Options

The Matched Pairs red triangle menu contains the following options:

Plot Dif by Mean

Shows or hides the plot of the paired differences by paired means. For a detailed description of this plot, see Difference Plot and Report.

Plot Dif by Row

Shows or hides the plot of paired differences by row number.

Reference Frame

Shows or hides the reference frame on the Plot Dif by Mean plot. A rectangle showing where a plot of Y2 by Y1 would be located inside the plot, tilted and possibly squished. A vertical red line is shown representing the mean of means. The reference frame is shown initially when the range of the differences is greater than half the range of the data.

Wilcoxon Signed Rank

Shows or hides the Wilcoxon signed rank test. The Wilcoxon signed rank test is applied to the paired differences. It is a nonparametric test that compares the sizes of the positive differences to the sizes of the negative differences. The test uses the Pratt method to address zero differences. The test also assumes that the distribution of differences is symmetric. See Distributions in Basic Analysis. See also Lehman (2006), Conover (1999, p. 350), and Cureton (1967).

Sign Test

Shows or hides the sign test. This is a nonparametric version of the paired t test that uses only the sign (positive or negative) of the difference for the test.

Set α Level

Changes the alpha level used in the analyses. Affects the confidence intervals in the report and on the plot.

See Local Data Filter, Redo Menus, and Save Script Menus in Using JMP for more information about the following options:

Local Data Filter

Shows or hides the local data filter that enables you to filter the data used in a specific report.


Contains options that enable you to repeat or relaunch the analysis. In platforms that support the feature, the Automatic Recalc option immediately reflects the changes that you make to the data table in the corresponding report window.

Save Script

Contains options that enable you to save a script that reproduces the report to several destinations.

Save By-Group Script

Contains options that enable you to save a script that reproduces the platform report for all levels of a By variable to several destinations. Available only when a By variable is specified in the launch window.

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