Project Manager

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You cannot change the contents of the History folder. The Contains Use this folder to. including: • column counts. without the output. or edit reports of project work • move ReportPad contents to a more powerful word processing program for further editing and layout Related Documents folder a list of program files.. then click on History folder The History folder displays all session commands. a note is generated in the History folder. arrange. 1 . you can access a variety of menus that allow you to manage Session window output. If you use the Data window to change the worksheet.Project Manager Project Manager The Project Manager contains folders that allow you to navigate. For instance: History folder Graph folder ReportPad folder • all Session window output by command • all graphs all the commands you have used Graph folder the ReportPad basic word processing tool • jump to Session window output • copy. command language. This folder provides a convenient overview of what you have done in your session. missing values. and Design subfolders for each open worksheet view summaries of worksheet information. or print Session window output or graphs • append Session window output or graphs to the ReportPad • repeat complex command sequences • use commands to create macros manage your graphs. Session folder a list of manage Session window output.. or remove your graphs • append graphs to the ReportPad • create. and manipulate various parts of your project. delete. or internet URLs that are related to your Minitab project quickly access project-related. Matrices. For instance: • arrange. title. view. non-Minitab files for easy reference Worksheet folder The Columns. worksheets. and related project areas. column descriptions • constants • matrices • design summary History folder Window > Project Manager. documents. Constants. rename.  2003 Minitab Inc. graphs. By right-clicking on either the folders or the folder contents. rename.

highlight the block of text using [Shift]+ the arrow keys. then copying the resulting session commands from the History folder. or • In the Session or Graphs folder.. To append graphs and Session window output to the ReportPad folder 1 Do one of the following: • Right-click on the Graph window or Session window section you want to append to the ReportPad.. choose Edit > Select All. right-click and choose Print History • a block of text. To copy. 2  2003 Minitab Inc. then do the following: To print. where you can quickly re-execute them. or open and edit them in a word-processing program for enhanced formatting options.. and you also can add your own text (such as user comments and notes) and titles to the report. • the entire folder. To print or copy the contents of the History folder main topics You can print or copy the entire folder or just a section. You can save the contents of the ReportPad folder as an RTF (rich text format) file that you can import into other applications. or as an HTML file to use as a Web page or in Web-based applications. then right-click and choose Copy • a block of text. • the entire folder. From the ReportPad folder. then open the Command Line Editor. Make the folder active. you can edit and print the reports. The Selection option is already set in the Print dialog box. . • Create a Minitab macro for repeating an analysis by first working through the steps using the menus and dialog boxes.Project Manager Here are some useful things to do with the History folder: • Select command(s) in the History folder.. To save the contents of the History folder 1 Click on the History folder in the Project Manager. highlight the block of text using [Shift]+ the arrow keys. highlight the graphs or Session window output titles you want to append to the ReportPad contents. then right-click and choose Print. The command(s) you selected will automatically appear in the Command Line Editor. then right-click and choose Copy Graphs folder Graphs folder To Print Multiple Graphs from the Graphs folder To print multiple graphs from the Graphs folder Creating Reports in ReportPad You can quickly create reports of your data and output in the Project Manager ReportPad folder. pasting into a word processor. See Creating a Simple Macro in Session Command Help. 2 Right-click and choose Save History As. All of Minitab's graphs and Session window output can be appended to the ReportPad folder by right clicking on them and selecting: • Append Section to Report (to add sections of the Session window) • Append Selected Lines to Report (to add lines that you have highlighted in the Session window) • Append Graph to Report (to add a graph) You can fully edit all output in the ReportPad folder. 2 Choose Append to Report.

choose Rich Text Format (*. You also can add a description for your related documents. Copy or move the content of the ReporPad folder to a word processing program. Dialog box items Save in: Choose a folder. Dialog box items Save in: Choose a folder. 5 In Title (Web page only).RTF) or Web Page (*. > Add Link > Browse for File Browse for non-Minitab files to add to your Related Documents folder.Link to File . *. Move to Word Processor automatically moves the content of the ReportPad folder to an open word processing program. type a title to display in the Web page title bar. You must have a word processing program open to use Copy to Word Processor or Move to Word Processor.RTF) or Web Page (*.. highlight that portion before saving.. <Browse for File> Related Documents . 6 Click Save. Related Documents . right−click on the Related Documents folder > Add Link Add links to non-Minitab files or web page internet addresses that are related to your Minitab project for easy reference. 2 Choose Save Report As. File name: Enter a file name.htm. 3 . Save: When you save your file.HTML) file. type a name. 3 In File name.html). Copy to Word Processor automatically copies the content of the ReportPad folder to an open word processing program and leaves the content of the ReportPad intact. Dialog box items File or web page name: Enter a path to a file or a web page internet address.Add Link Window > Project Manager. Save as type: Save as a Rich Text Format (*. removing the contents of the ReportPad folder.Project Manager Save Report As Right-click on the ReportPad folder and choose Save ReportPad As. Copy/Move to Word Processor Right-click on the ReportPad folder and choose Copy to Word Processor or Move to Word Processor.  2003 Minitab Inc. To save a report file to use in another application 1 Right-click on the ReportPad folder. *. the contents of the ReportPad will be copied or moved to an open word processing program.HTM. File name: Enter a file name. Description: Enter text here. 4 In Save as type. Note To save just a section of the ReportPad.rtf). Save as type: The only file type you can choose is Rich Text Format (. Title: Add a title to a web page titlebar.

Project Manager Dialog box items Look in: Choose a drive and folder to look in. the Columns subfolder displays the column name. the value of the constant. The Worksheet folders' subfolders provide the following information: Constants. Open: Click to add a file to the Related Documents folder. Constants. File name: Enter a file name. number of missing values. and an N under Type marks numeric data.71828.14159. For example: Name ***Unnamed*** YldMean Id K1 K2 Value 3. then click on the Worksheet folder The Worksheet folders and their subfolders (Columns. Minitab assigns the values of missing. File of type: Pick from the list of file types that Minitab can open. and design summaries are each displayed in their own separate subfolders within the Worksheet folder. For example: Name Farmers Variety Field Test Date Id C1 C2 C3 C4 Count 24 4 24 24 Missing 0 0 0 2 Type T N N D Description Constants For each constant containing data. a D under Type marks date/time data. number of rows. Minitab does not list these constants in the Constants subfolder. the matrix Id. the number of rows in the matrix. Worksheets folder and subfolders Window > Project Manager. Note Clicking on a worksheet folder or its contents makes that worksheet the active worksheet in Minitab. K999 = 2.95542 Description There is one exception: By default. Matrices For each matrix. the constant name. If you are in the middle of a command sequence. and column description. e. Columns For each column containing data. A T under Type marks text columns. . column ID. and pi to the last three stored constants: K998 = ∗. clicking on a worksheet folder will not make a worksheet active. To reduce clutter. matrices. They are especially useful to help you keep track of variables if you have a large worksheet. and matrices. the number of columns in the matrix. stored constants.5 2. For example: Name Xmat1 4 Id M1 Rows 20 Columns 10 Description  2003 Minitab Inc. the matrix name. and the description of the constant. and K1000 = 3. column type. the constant ID. and Matrices) contain an automatically updated summary of the current worksheet: columns. and the matrix description.

5 . choose Set Description.Constant Right click on a Constant in the Constants subfolder. Base Design. choose Set Description.Set Description . Description for___: Enter text here. as well as the display order and display units.  2003 Minitab Inc. Note Constants and matrices are named with the NAME session command or by entering a name in the Name column in the Project Manager. Description for___: Enter text here.Set Description . choose Set Description.Matrix Right click on a Matrix in the Matrices subfolder. Project Manager . and Center points. Replicates. Project Manager .Set Description . Runs.Project Manager Designs The Design subfolder displays Factors. Project Manager . Description for___: Enter text here. and the factors and their uncoded levels.Column Right click on a Column in the Columns subfolder. Blocks.

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