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Take a look at the new features in SigmaPlot 14!

GRAPH TYPES

GRAPH TYPES v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Forest Plots / Forest Graphs – 2 Types NEW! tick
Kernel Density Plot – 5 Types NEW! tick
Dot Density with Mean Plus Confidence Interval tick tick
Radar Plots tick tick tick
Dot Density Graphs tick tick tick
2D Vector Plots – Two Types tick tick tick tick
3D Mesh Plot with contour projections tick tick tick tick tick
Weibull Axis Scales to Plot Weibull distributions tick tick tick tick tick
Select Positive direction for Polar Plots tick tick tick tick tick
Create Reciprocal (Arrhenius) Scales tick tick tick tick tick
Area Plots – intersections tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Area Plots – shade below curve tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Function Plotter for 2D and 3D functions tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
2D Filled Contour tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Waterfall / High-Low-Close tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Ternary Plots / 3D Mesh tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick


GRAPH EDITING

GRAPH EDITING v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Improved Default Appearance of Result Graphs NEW!
Draw Lines, Ellipses, Boxes, Arrows with Solid Arrowheads NEW!
Anti-Aliasing Button Added to Graph Page Tab > Format Group NEW!
10 New Color Schemes tick tick
Horizontal, Vertical, Rectangular Legend Shapes tick tick
Reorder Legend Items tick tick
Mini-toolbar Editing of Legend Items tick tick
Simple Direct Labeling to Place Legend Text Next to Plots tick tick
Addition of Legend Titles tick tick
Reverse Legend Items tick tick
Mouse Editing of Legend Items and Box tick tick
New Zoom, Pan and Drag Controls tick tick tick
Mouse Wheel Scrolling Enabled tick tick tick
Color Gradients and Transparency tick tick tick
Anti-aliased Lines tick tick tick
Ability to scroll through time-series tick tick tick
Improved 3D Graph Customization tick tick tick tick
More Line Types and Fill Patterns tick tick tick tick tick
Automatically Graph Irregularly Spaced 3D Data tick tick tick tick tick
Automatic resizing and positioning groups of graphs tick tick tick tick tick
More Selectable Graph Objects & improved Graph Defaults tick tick tick tick tick
Automatically generate confidence bands for curve fits tick tick tick tick tick
More Axis Scales for 2D and 3D contour plots tick tick tick tick tick
Over 30 additional symbol shapes tick tick tick tick tick tick
Categorical Graphing support – avoid data reformatting tick tick tick tick tick tick
Microsoft Equation Editor support tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Select and edit individual objects – lines, bars tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Select and edit multiple objects tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
In-place text editing on page tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Legends – auto lock to graph or data tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Graph page rulers, adjustable snap-to grids tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Transparent 3D meshes tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Smooth and gradient 3D mesh fills tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick


USER INTERFACE

USER INTERFACE v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Support for Unicode Characters and Symbols in worksheets, graphs, and reports NEW!
Ribbon Interface Changes & Adapts with Program Selections NEW!
Sample files in Help for Graphs, Statistics, Macros, Transforms, & Nonlinear Regression NEW!
Transforms and "picking from column" allow you to create data dependent color gradients, symbols and sizes NEW!
Rearrange Notebook Items by Dragging tick tick
New SigmaPlot Tutorial PDF tick tick
Microsoft Office Style Ribbon Controls tick tick tick
Object and Property Browsers tick tick tick
Immediate Dynamic Graph Update upon property change tick tick tick
Copy and Paste Property Group Styles tick tick tick
Tabbed Window Interface tick tick tick
Docking Panel Guides tick tick tick
Vertical and Horizontal Tab Grouping tick tick tick
Object Specific Mini-Toolbars tick tick tick
Customizable Quick Access Toolbar tick tick tick
Pre-Formatted Worksheets tick tick tick tick
Real-time Mouseover Coordinate Feedback tick tick tick tick tick
Program Startup Wizard tick tick tick tick tick
Submission Assistant tick tick tick tick tick
Customizable Transform Libraries tick tick tick tick tick
Audit Trails – Tracks Changes to Notebooks & Log-in Names tick tick tick tick tick
Password Protected Notebooks tick tick tick tick tick tick
Browser-style Notebook Manager tick tick tick tick tick tick
One-step multi-cell formatting tick tick tick tick tick tick
Duplicate row and column titles allowed tick tick tick tick tick tick
Print Preview tick tick tick tick tick tick
Freeze Panes, Find and Replace tick tick tick tick tick tick
Microsoft Excel Arrow Behavior tick tick tick tick tick tick
Text Wrap in Worksheet Cells tick tick tick tick tick tick
Editable Date and Time Formats tick tick tick tick tick tick
Column Titles Show Equations Used by Quick Transforms tick tick tick tick tick tick
Multiple Undo tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
AutoSave tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Graph Style Gallery tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Arrange Multiple Graphs on a Page with Templates tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Graph Page Rulers and Adjustable Snap-to-Grids tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Custom Zoom tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Report Editor in Notebook tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick


DATA ANALYSIS

DATA ANALYSIS v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Regression Wizard Improvements: Over 150 Graphically-Illustrated Equations NEW!
Marquardt-Levenberg Algorithm with up to 50 Independent Variables and 500 Parameters NEW!
Automatic Plot Regression Statistics NEW!
Column Descriptive Statistics Generated Automatically – choose which and in what order NEW!
One-Way Frequency Tables NEW!
Welch’s T-test Assuming Unequal Variences NEW!
Results Graphs from Statistics NEW!
Principal Components Analysis (PCA) tick tick
Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) tick tick
Analytical Computation of Nonparametric P Values tick tick
Akaike Information Criterion (AICc) tick tick
24 Probability Functions in Curve Fit Library “standard.jfl” tick tick
7 Weighting Functions in Each Curve Fitting File tick tick
Enzyme Kinetics Module Included tick tick tick
Weighting Methods Using Predicteds and for Robust Regression tick tick tick
Parameter Covariance Matrix and Confidence Intervals in Reports tick tick tick
Implicit Function Curve Fitting tick tick tick
Non-parametric One Sample T-test tick tick tick
Deming Regression Allowing Errors in Both X and Y tick tick tick
Normal Distribution Comparison for Quality Control tick tick tick
Parallel Line Analysis tick tick tick
Bland-Altman Method for Method Comparison tick tick tick
P Value Improvement for Dunnett’s Test and Improved 3-way ANOVA tick tick tick
Worksheet Row and Column Titles from Transform Language tick tick tick
New Root() and Implicit() Transform Language Functions tick tick tick
Global Curve Fitting tick tick tick tick
Complete Advisory Statistical Analysis tick tick tick tick
Standard Curves Macro Improved tick tick tick tick
Dynamic Fit Wizard – Find the Global Minimum tick tick tick tick tick
ROC Curve Analysis tick tick tick tick tick
24 New Probability Transform Functions tick tick tick tick
Piecewise Linear Regression – 2, 3, 4 & 5-segment Models tick tick tick tick tick
Additional Statistical Results for Nonlinear Curve-fitting tick tick tick tick tick tick
Multi-line Equations tick tick tick tick tick tick
Simultaneously Solve for a Range of Values tick tick tick tick tick tick
Ligand Binding Analysis tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Equation Solver to Evaluate Mathematical Equations tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Six Smoothing Routines for 2D Data tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Seven Smoothing Routines for 3D Data tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Quick Transforms for Point-and-Click Data Transformations tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Enhanced Histogram Wizard tick tick tick tick tick tick
Regression Wizard for Curve-fitting tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Summary Statistics tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick


IMPORT / EXPORT

IMPORT / EXPORT v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Added SVG and SWF Scalable Graphics Export in Vector File Formats tick tick
Added Vector PDF Export as Default Method tick tick
Minitab, SAS and SPSS file Import/Export tick tick
Enhanced PDF Export by New Report Engine tick tick tick
Support for EMF Files tick tick tick tick
SAS and Minitab Data File Import tick tick tick tick tick
Direct Graphic File Import on Graph Page BMP, JPEG, GIF, TIFF + many more tick tick tick tick tick
ODBC Import tick tick tick tick tick tick
PDF Export of Graphs & Reports tick tick tick tick tick tick
HTML Export of Reports tick tick tick tick tick tick
Import Microsoft Access MDB data tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Graph Export Wizard – Calculate DPI, Page Size tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
True Color Vector EPS Graph Export tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Compressed TIFF CMYK Graph Export tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
WebViewer tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Raster EPS & CMYK Graph Export in 24-bit Color tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Batch Print of Selected Items in Notebook tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Export Graphic File Formats: TIFF, JPG, WMF, BMP, EPS tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick


AUTOMATION

AUTOMATION v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Specify Graph Page measurement units used tick tick tick
Specify Automatic Legend States tick tick tick
Automatic Updating of Quick Transforms tick tick tick tick
Automatic Placement of Equations tick tick tick tick tick tick
Toolbox Macros Menu tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Customizable Built-in Macros tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Visual Basic-based Macros tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Built-in Macro Recorder to Playback Operations tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Automation Object Support – Link to Custom Applications tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
OLE and OLE 2 Client/Server tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick


MS WINDOWS INTEGRATION

MS WINDOWS INTEGRATION v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Automatic Transfer of User Options During Software Upgrades tick tick tick
Import Excel files directly into SigmaPlot tick tick tick
Supports Silent Installation tick tick tick tick tick
Improved Network License Manager tick tick tick tick tick
Microsoft Excel©, Word© and PowerPoint© Support tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Run Microsoft Excel from within SigmaPlot tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick


ERROR BARS

ERROR BARS v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Categorical Data (Groups) for Error Bar Plots tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Percentile Method in Error Bars and Box Plots tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Asymmetric Error Bars / Error Bars from Replicate Values tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
Error bar calculations – SD, SEM, 95% and 99% tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick


WORKSHEET

WORKSHEET v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Enter colors, patterns, symbols, line styles, tick mark intervals, tick labels and more directly into your worksheet NEW!
Line Widths from a Worksheet Column tick tick
Mini Tool Bar for Worksheet Cell Editing tick tick tick
Zoom Enabled Worksheet tick tick tick
Formatted Text in Worksheet Cells tick tick tick


REPORTS

REPORTS v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Insert Tables with Pre-defined Styles or Customize Completely tick tick tick
Copy / Paste Tabular Data Between Report and Excel Worksheet tick tick tick
Zoom Enabled in Reports tick tick tick
Vertical and Horizontal Rulers Appear in Graph Windows tick tick tick
Ability to Change the Report Background Color tick tick tick
New Report Engine Version tick tick tick
Drag ‘n Drop Word 2007 or 2010 Content Directly onto Report Page tick tick tick


TRANSFORMS

TRANSFORMS v.14 v.13 v.12 v.11 v.10 v.9 v.8 v.7 v.6
Mathematical Transforms – User-defined dialog is now resizable and can be saved NEW!
Improved User Interface for Quick Transforms Dialog NEW!
Quick Transforms List Appears in Property Browser Object Window tick tick tick
Quick Worksheet Window Scrolling with Mouse Wheel tick tick tick

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