Distribution Fitting Startup Panel

Ribbon bar. Select the Statistics tab. In the Base group, click Distribution Fitting to display the Distribution Fitting Startup Panel.

Classic menus. From the Statistics menu, select Distribution Fitting to display the Distribution Fitting Startup Panel.

The Startup Panel contains one tab: Quick. Use this module to fit various distributions to your data. See also the Distribution Fitting Index.

OK.  Select one of the option buttons on the Distribution Fitting Startup Panel - Quick tab, select a distribution type, and click the OK button to display either the Fitting Continuous Distributions dialog box or the Fitting Discrete Distributions dialog box, according to which option button you selected.

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, in which you can 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 contains options 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 contains options 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.