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Publication date: 11/10/2021

Launch the Explore Outliers Utility

To launch Explore Outliers, select Analyze > Screening > Explore Outliers.

Note: The Explore Outliers commands analyze only columns with a Continuous modeling type. Other columns can be entered in the launch window but are ignored.

Figure 21.5 Explore Outliers Utility Launch Window 

Explore Outliers Utility Launch Window

For more information about the options in the Select Columns red triangle menu, see Column Filter Menu in Using JMP.

Y, Columns

Specifies the columns that you want to analyze.


Specifies a validation column that is used for Robust PCA Outliers.


Specifies a column that replaces row numbers in multivariate analysis reports with labels.


A column or columns whose levels define separate analyses. For each level of the specified column, the corresponding rows are analyzed using the other variables that you have specified. The results are presented in separate reports. If more than one By variable is assigned, a separate report is produced for each possible combination of the levels of the By variables.

After you click OK, the Explore Outliers report appears. You are presented with the following four outlier analysis commands:

Quantile Range Outliers

Robust Fit Outliers

Robust PCA Outliers

K Nearest Neighbor Outliers

Tip: To run an outlier analysis across all levels of a By variable, press Ctrl and click the desired outlier analysis command button.

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