5.1. SPC Variable: Add a Variable


  1. Select a product in the SPC Configuration window left-pane.
  2. Do one of the following.
    A Click File>New>Variable Quality Characteristic on the SPC Configuration window menu bar.
    B Right-click the selected product; select New Variable Quality Characteristic on the Popup menu.


A Variable Quality Characteristic Properties - VAR dialog box opens.

Note: When you create a new characteristic, SPC refers to it as VAR by default 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 enter on the Variable Quality Characteristics Properties dialog box>General tab. You can rename the variable at any time.