Nonlinear Estimation Startup Panel

Ribbon bar. Select the Statistics tab. In the Advanced/Multivariate group, click Advanced Models and from the menu, select Nonlinear Estimation to display the Nonlinear Estimation Startup Panel.

Classic menus. Select Nonlinear Estimation from the Statistics - Advanced Linear/Nonlinear Models menu to display the Nonlinear Estimation Startup Panel.

The Startup Panel contains one tab: Quick. Use these options to select the desired regression model (see also, Nonlinear Estimation Index).

OK. Select the desired regression model via the Nonlinear Estimation Startup Panel - Quick tab and click the OK button to display the corresponding regression model dialog box.

Cancel. Click the Cancel button to close the Startup Panel without performing an analysis.

Options. See Options Menu for descriptions of the commands on this menu.

Open Data. Click the Open Data button to display the Select Data Source dialog box, which is used to choose the spreadsheet on which to perform the analysis. The Select Data Source dialog box contains a list of the spreadsheets that are currently active.

Select Cases. Click the Select Cases button to display the Analysis/Graph Case Selection Conditions dialog box, which is used to create conditions for which cases will be included (or excluded) in the current analysis. More information is available in the case selection conditions overview, syntax summary, and dialog box description.

W. Click the W (Weight) button to display the Analysis/Graph Case Weights dialog box, which is used to adjust the contribution of individual cases to the outcome of the current analysis by "weighting" those cases in proportion to the values of a selected variable.