The following example shows how to calculate lags of a column.

  1. Open the sample data, UtilityUsage.MTW.
  2. Choose Stat > Time Series > Lag.
  3. In Series, enter Electric Charges.
  4. In Store lags in, enter C2.
  5. Click OK.

Results

Column C2 contains the time series data that Minitab shifted down by one row.

C1 C2
Electric Charges  
1264 *
1150 1264
1384 1150
1651 1384
1374 1651
... ...
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