Create a histogram with a fitted distribution line

You can create a histogram with a fitted line for the distribution that you choose.

For example, this histogram shows the distribution of torque values needed to remove a cap on a shampoo bottle, and includes a fitted normal distribution line.

To create a histogram with a fitted distribution line, you must use a worksheet that contains a column of measurement data.

Example worksheet

C1
Torque
25
14
18
...
  1. Choose Graph > Histogram.
  2. Choose With Fit, then click OK.
  3. Under Graph variables, enter a column of numeric or date/time data. In the example, Torque is the graph variable.
  4. Click OK.
Tip

To denote specification limits, choose Editor > Add > Reference Lines and add reference lines at the specification limits.

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