Step 3.1. Add a new Variable Quality Characteristic

Do one of the following.

Method 1. File menu

  1. Expand the Products folder and select the product.

  2. Click File on the menu bar.

  3. Select New.

  4. Select Variable Quality Characteristic from the pullout menu.

Method 2. Popup menu

  1. Expand the Products folder.

  2. Select the product.

  3. Right-click and select New Variable Quality Characteristic from the popup menu.

Result: Using either method, the Variable Quality Characteristics Properties dialog box opens, with the General tab displayed.

 Note: When you create a new characteristic, SPC calls it VAR in the document tree. If there is more than one variable that you have not named, SPC numbers them in the order they were created and lists the description you input in the General tab of the Properties dialog box. You can rename the variable at any time in the directory.

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Step 3. Add and configure variable quality characteristics.