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JMP Essentials, 2nd Edition

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Grasp essential steps in order to generate meaningful results quickly with JMP. JMP Essentials: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for New Users, Second Edition is designed for the new or occasional JMP user who needs to generate meaningful graphs or results quickly. Drawing on their own experience working with these customers, the authors provide essential steps for what new users typically need to carry out with JMP. This newest edition has all new instructions and screen shots reflecting the latest release of JMP software. In addition, it has eight new detailed sections and 10 new subsections that include creating maps, filtering data, creating dashboards, and working with Excel data, all of which highlight new, useful and basic level enhancements to JMP. The format of the book is unique. It adopts a show-and-tell design with essential step-by-step instructions and corresponding screen illustrations, which help users quickly see how to generate the desired results. In most cases, each section completes a JMP task, which maximizes the book's utility as a reference. In addition, each chapter contains a family of features that are carefully crafted to first introduce you to basic features and then on to more advanced ones. JMP Essentials: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for New Users, Second Edition is the quickest and most accessible reference book available. This is part of the SAS Press program.

Table of Contents

  1. About the Authors
  2. Acknowledgements
  3. Chapter 1 Getting Started
    1. 1.1 Using JMP Essentials
      1. Conventions
      2. Book Features
    2. 1.2 Launching JMP
      1. Tip of the Day
      2. The JMP Home Window
    3. 1.3 JMP Menus
      1. The Help Menu
      2. The Analyze and Graph Menus
    4. 1.4 Elements of using JMP
    5. 1.5 JMP Launch Dialog Windows
    6. 1.6 The Excel Add-In (Optional)
    7. 1.7 JMP Preferences
    8. 1.8 Summary
  4. Chapter 2 Data
    1. Example 2.1 Big Class
    2. 2.1 Getting Data into JMP
      1. Opening a JMP File
      2. Importing Data into JMP
      3. Importing an Excel File
      4. The Excel Import Wizard
      5. Importing a Text File
      6. Importing a Database File
      7. Creating a JMP Data Table from Scratch
    3. 2.2 The JMP Data Table
    4. 2.3 Data and Modeling Types
      1. Changing the Modeling Type
    5. 2.4 Cleaning and Formatting Data
      1. Example 2.2 Movies
      2. Formatting Decimal Places
      3. Formatting Dates, Time, and Duration
      4. Example 2.3 TechStock
      5. Column Properties Menu
      6. Formula Editor
      7. Value Ordering
      8. Recode
    6. 2.5 Selecting, Highlighting, and Filtering Data: Row States
      1. Hiding and Excluding Data: Using Data Filter
    7. 2.6 Adding Visual Dimension to Your Data
      1. Adding Labels to Data
    8. 2.7 Shape Files and Background Maps
    9. 2.8 The Tables Menu
      1. Sorting
      2. Joining
      3. Missing Data
    10. 2.9 Summary
  5. Chapter 3 Index of Graphs
    1. 3.1 Basic Charts
      1. Pie Chart
      2. Bar Chart, Line Chart, and Scatter Chart
    2. 3.2 Thematic Maps
    3. 3.3 Control Charts, Pareto, Variability and Overlay Plots
      1. Run Chart
      2. Individual & Moving Range Chart
      3. X-Bar/R-Charts
      4. P Chart
      5. NP Chart
      6. C Chart
      7. U Chart
      8. Variability Chart
      9. Pareto Plot
      10. Overlay Plots
      11. Alternate Overlay Plot
    4. 3.4 Graphs of One Column
      1. Distribution Plot
      2. Outlier Box Plot
      3. Normal Quantile Plot
      4. Mosaic Plot
      5. Time Series
    5. 3.5 Graphs Comparing Two Columns
      1. Scatterplot
      2. Scatterplot (with Polynomial Fit)
      3. Scatterplot (with Spline Fit)
      4. Oneway Plots
      5. Logistic Fit
      6. Mosaic Plot
      7. Parallel Plot
    6. 3.6 Graphs Displaying Multiple Columns
      1. Scatterplot 3D
      2. Tree Map
      3. Bubble Plot
      4. Scatterplot Matrix
      5. Profiler
      6. Create a Profiler from Fit Model
      7. Create a Profiler for Use Outside of JMP (Flash File)
    7. 3.7 Summary
  6. Chapter 4: Finding the Right Graph or Summary
    1. 4.1 Using Graph Builder to Produce Graphs of Data
      1. Example 4.1: TechStock
    2. 4.2 Using Graph Builder to Produce Maps
      1. Example 4.2: San Francisco Crime
    3. 4.3 Using Tabulate
      1. Example 4.3: Movies
    4. 4.4 Summary
  7. Chapter 5: Problem Solving with One and Two Columns
    1. 5.1 Introduction
    2. 5.2 Analyzing One Column
      1. Example 5.1: Financial
      2. Using Distribution to Understand a Column of Data
      3. Summary of 5.2: Answers the Distribution Platform Provides
    3. 5.3 Comparing One Column to Another
      1. Summary of 5.3: What You Learned by Comparing One Column to Another
    4. 5.4 Summary
  8. Chapter 6 • Problem-Solving with Multiple Columns
    1. 6.1 Introduction
    2. 6.2 Comparing Multiple Columns
      1. Example 6.2: Financial
      2. Preparing Data Using Recode
      3. Mining Data Using Partition
      4. Framing Our Analysis
    3. 6.3 Filtering Data for Insight
      1. Using a Table Command to Extract a Subset
      2. Using Data Filter
      3. Using Lasso to Select Individual Points
    4. 6.3 Model Fitting, Visualization, and What-If Analysis
      1. Conducting What If Analysis
    5. 6.5 Summary
  9. Chapter 7 Sharing Graphs
    1. 7.1 Presenting Graphs Effectively
    2. 7.2 Customizing Graphs for Presentation
      1. Example 7.1 SAT by Year
      2. Using the JMP Toolbar
      3. Using Color
      4. Background Color
      5. Horizontal Layout
      6. Axis
    3. 7.3 Placing Graphs into PowerPoint or Word
      1. Special Paste Functions
    4. 7.4 Sharing Dynamic Graphs with HTML 5
    5. 7.5 Creating and Sharing Animated Graphs
      1. Creating Exportable Animated Graphs
    6. 7.6 Placing Animated Graphs into PowerPoint
    7. 7.7 Creating Dynamic Dashboards
    8. 7.8 Using the Layout Option to Share Results
    9. 7.9 Using Scripts to Save or Share Work
    10. 7.10 Summary
  10. Chapter 8 • Getting Help
    1. 8.1 The Help Tool
    2. 8.2 The Help Menu
      1. Contents, Search, Index
      2. Books
      3. JMP User Community
      4. Tutorials
      5. Sample Data Index
      6. Tip of the Day
      7. Statistics Index
    3. 8.3 The JMP Starter
    4. 8.4 External Resources
      1. The JMP Web Site
      2. JMP Webcasts
      3. JMP Technical Support
      4. SAS Training for JMP
      5. User Groups
  11. Appendix A • Integrating with SAS
    1. A.1 Working with SAS Data
    2. A.2 Working with SAS Programs
      1. Opening a SAS Program
      2. SAS Add-ins
      3. Writing a SAS Program
      4. Automatically Generating a SAS Program
      5. Why SAS? Why JMP?
  12. Appendix B • Understanding Results
  13. Appendix C • JMP Shortcuts
  14. Bibliography
  15. Index