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Essentials: Variables, Formats, and Expressions

Introduction

Create Variables

Scope Variables

Check for Values and Data Types

Use Formulas

Script Timing and Execution

Conditional Functions

Iterate

JMP Dates

Expressions

Introduction

There is no shame in using JMP to write your script for you. Advanced scripters often use this capability to generate parts of their scripts. However, you will eventually need more than the Save Script to Script Window option. You will realize that you need an integrated robust script to achieve what you imagine. The topics in this chapter become important as you begin your journey into writing robust, well-planned programs. You will need to use formats and formulas, conditional functions, and iterations to extend ...

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