The Minitab interface includes the following components:
- Contains the list of output titles in
your project sorted from oldest to newest, with the most recent output titles
at the bottom of the list. Right-click any output title in the Navigator to do
the following tasks:
- Open the output in
split view to compare it to the output on a different tab.
- Rename the output. When
you rename the output, the name updates in the output pane.
- Send the output to a
different application, such as Word, PowerPoint, or Companion by Minitab.
- Delete the analysis
from the project. You can undo this action from the
If your project has multiple worksheets, you can view
the list of output by worksheet. From the
- 2: Output pane
- Displays output, such as graphs and tables, after you run an
analysis. Output for each analysis is displayed on a single tab. From the
output pane, you can do the following tasks:
- To affect the contents
of a tab, click the tab, then click
next to the output
- To affect a specific
table or graph, click the graph or the table, then click
- To view output that is
not currently visible, click the title of the output in the
To compare the output of two different analyses,
right-click the second piece of output in the
Open in Split
- 3: Data pane (worksheets)
- Displays the active worksheet. You can have multiple worksheets
open in the data pane at the same time; however, Minitab uses the data in the
active worksheet to run the analysis.
To rename a worksheet, double-click the name in the
- 4: Command Line/History pane
- By default, this pane is not shown. To show this pane, choose
. If you close Minitab while the pane
is visible, the pane is visible the next time you open Minitab.
location where you can enter or paste command language to perform an analysis.
- The command language that Minitab uses to run an analysis. You
can select and copy commands and subcommands from the
pane to the
pane, where you can edit and run them again.
- 5: Status bar
- Use the status bar to show or hide the
Navigator, the data pane, or the output pane. You can also zoom in or zoom out
on a graph or a worksheet, depending on whether the data pane or the output
pane is selected.
to show or hide the
to show the output
pane and the data pane at the same time.
to show only the
to show only the