Tag: Tips and Tricks

Using JSL to select the first or last record in a set

When considering my professional life, I'm a relative newcomer to JMP. In fact, my JMP and JSL (JMP Scripting Language) experience began the day I became a developer here in the JMP Life Sciences group, about four years ago. In contrast, I've been using SAS since I was an undergraduate student

Tips for learning JMP Scripting Language (JSL)

After using JMP in my AP Statistics course this past year, I realized what remarkable software it is. With just a few clicks, JMP could help me complete my homework! In addition to being a homework helper, JMP was capable of handling large data sets, executing every type of analysis

Two kinds of dot plots

The name “dot plot” can refer to a variety of completely different graph styles. Well, they have one thing in common: They all contain dots. For analytic use, the two most prominent styles are what we might call the Wilkinson dot plot and the Cleveland dot plot. The Wilkinson dot

JMP Pro for linear mixed models — Part 3

This is the final post in my JMP for Linear Mixed Models series (see my earlier posts: Part 1 and Part 2). Here, I will show an example of spatial regression, followed by some tips for fitting mixed models in JMP Pro.  Example 4: Modeling geospatial data — taking spatial

Make your empty plots in Graph Builder go away

Graph Builder gets a lot of attention in the JMP Blog and from our customers because it is so flexible. People really like to stretch what it can do and create graphs that communicate with their peers in compelling ways. Recently, a customer asked me whether it was possible to

Get more from Graph Builder: Points with error bars

Error bars are a great way to visually show the variability in your data. They are often seen overlaid on top of bars and points, and a wide range of error bar views is available in Graph Builder in JMP. To see what's possible, let's first build a bar chart

My 4 little-known favorites for the JMP data table

If you work with JMP, then one of your primary points of contact is through the JMP data table. The data table is exceedingly rich in functionality in order to accommodate all different kinds of data and applications. My work with JMP as a software tester requires me to try many different data sources with

Lookup tables in JMP

A few days ago, I showed a customer how she could use lookup tables in JMP, and I thought it would be a good idea to share this with everyone. Those of you who have used lookup tables elsewhere already know how handy they can be. For those who have

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