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Scripting Guide > Common Tasks
Publication date: 11/10/2021

Common Tasks

Getting Started with Sample Scripts

Examining working scripts line-by-line is one of the best ways to learn JSL. This chapter describes common tasks in JMP, such as converting date/time values and extracting specific values from reports. Sample scripts that address these issues are installed with JMP in the Samples/Scripts folder so you can run them yourself.


Run a Script at Start Up

Convert Character Dates to Numeric Dates

Format Date-Time Values and Subset Data

Create a Formula Column

Extract Values from an Analysis into a Report

Create an Interactive Program

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