Partial Least Squares Models Startup Panel

Partial Least Squares (PLS)

Ribbon bar. Select the Statistics tab. In the Advanced/Multivariate group, click Advanced Models and on the menu, select General Partial Least Squares to display the Partial Least Squares Models Startup Panel.

Classic menus. On the Statistics - Advanced Linear/Nonlinear Models submenu, select General Partial Least Squares Models to display the Partial Least Squares Models Startup Panel.

The Startup Panel contains one tab: Quick. Use the options on this tab to select a Type of analysis and Specification method. To perform a partial least squares models analysis, a data file must be selected at this point.

OK. Click the OK button to display an analysis specification dialog box, depending on the Specification method selected on the Quick 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 contains options 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 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.

For more information, refer to the Introductory Overview. See also, PLS - Index.