Overview for Differences

Use Differences to calculate the differences between values in time series data and store them in a new column. You can use the column of differences to create custom analyses and plots. Differences can help you eliminate trends and seasonality and it is a common step in assessing ARIMA models.

Where to find this analysis

To calculate differences, choose Stat > Time Series > Differences.

When to use an alternate analysis

If you want to create a duplicate column of data and shift it down by a specified number of rows, use Lag.

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