Levey-Jennings control chart

This macro generates a Levey-Jennings control chart. You can choose to label the x-axis with values from a column (usually containing dates).

Download the Macro

Be sure that Minitab knows where to find your downloaded macro. Choose Tools > Options > General. Under Macro location browse to the location where you save macro files.


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Required Inputs

  • A column of numeric data
  • The mean
  • The standard deviation

Optional Inputs

Use to specify a column containing labels for the x-axis tick marks.

Running the Macro

Suppose C1 contains the data for the control chart. The mean is 0, and the standard deviation is 1.To run the macro, choose Edit > Command Line Editor and type:


Click Submit Commands.

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