Set an alert for an out-of-control point

You can set a control chart to change color when a new point causes it to fail a test.

  1. Choose Tools > Options > Control Charts and Quality Tools > Other.
  2. Select Change color of chart and choose the color you would like to use for the background.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Update the graph manually or set it to automatically update.

When the last point on a chart fails a test, the graph background changes to the specified color, alerting you to the out-of-control point.

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