Gage R&R on multiple measurement columns

This macro performs a Gage R&R analysis on multiple measurement columns, using the same part and operator columns. Tolerances can be specified for each measurement column.

Download the Macro

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Required Inputs

  • Multiple columns of measurement data
  • A column of part indicator values
  • A column of operator indicator values

Optional Inputs

Use to specify a column of lower specification limits.
Use to specify a column of upper specification limits.

If you input 5 measurement columns, then the column(s) containing the specification limits should contain 5 rows, one specification limit for each measurement column. If you have both lower and upper specifications, use both LSL and USL. If you have only a lower specification, only use LSL. If you have only have an upper specification, only use USL.

Running the Macro

Suppose you have 5 columns of measurement (response) data in C5-C9. The part indicators are in C3, and the operator indicator is in C4. To run the macro, choose Edit > Command Line Editor and type:


Click Submit Commands.

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