To insert an SPC chart using drag and drop

  1. In the System Tree (left pane of your display window), select the Data Sources tab (on the bottom) to display the data sources.

  2. NOTE: If the System Tree is not visible, select Show System Tree from the Application menu.

  3. Select the appropriate data source folder in the System Tree. The data items appear in the pane below.

  4. Click on one item (or on multiple items by holding the Ctrl or Shift key on your keyboard and clicking on the items) and drag into the display area on the right. A rectangular outline shows behind your mouse pointer. Release the mouse and the Configure New Object window appears.

  5. Select the Variable SPC Chart, Attribute SPC Chart, or Correlation chart option button.

    • If you select Variable SPC Chart or Attribute SPC Chart, you must also select a specific chart from the corresponding list box.

  6. From the Template list box, select the template to use for the chart (or accept the default template). For more information on templates, refer to Templates.

  7. TIP: If your company uses a standard template, you may not need to make any changes to the chart's configuration options.

  8. Click the Next button. The Configure New Object window appears. Add the necessary data source items (select the item on the left and click the Add button).

  9. Click Finish. The chart appears.

  10. Switch to Run mode to run the chart or double-click the chart to configure it.