Classification Trees Startup Panel

Ribbon bar. Select the Statistics tab. In the Advanced/Multivariate group, click Mult/Exploratory and from the menu, select Classification Trees to display the Classification Trees Startup Panel.

Classic menus. On the Statistics - Multivariate Exploratory Techniques submenu, select Classification Trees to display the Classification Trees Startup Panel.

The Startup Panel contains five tabs: Quick, Advanced, Methods, Stopping options, and Sampling options. Use the options on these tabs to specify the variables for the analysis, the coding of the variables, and the methods to use for computing the classification tree for the dependent variable. See also, Classification Trees Index.

OK. Click the OK button to display either the standard variable selection dialog box or the Classification Trees - Parameter Estimation dialog box (if you have already selected variables via the Quick tab or Advanced tab).

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.