2.1 Getting Data into JMP
2.2 The JMP Data Table
2.3 Data and Modeling Types
2.4 Formatting Data
2.5 Adding Visual Dimension to Your Data
2.6 The Tables Menu
The first step in creating a graph or analysis is to get your data into JMP. With JMP, you can easily import data from many different sources such as Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Access, or you can enter your data directly into a JMP data table. Because most readers already have data in one form or another, the focus of this section is getting that data into JMP from another application. Sometimes data isn't in the best condition when you import it. Later in this chapter, we discuss what you can do to format data or deal with missing data.
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