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Using Data Analysis Tools on Grouped Sheets


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Summary

Data Analysis tools such as Anova, Fourier Analysis, Histogram, and Ttest, operate by using data from a single worksheet. Therefore, if sheets of a workbook are grouped (multiple sheet selection) the selected Data Analysis tool uses only data from the active sheet.

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You can send the resulting data to a worksheet range, new worksheet, or new workbook. If you choose to send the new data to a new worksheet and you are in group edit mode, new blank worksheets will be created equal to the number of grouped sheets. The first new sheet will become the active sheet and will display the resulting data in a formatted table while the subsequent sheets will be blank with the default formatting.

If you choose to send the new data to a new workbook and you are in group edit mode, the new workbook will have the default number of worksheets without reference to the number of grouped sheets in the original workbook. The first new sheet will become the active sheet and will display the resulting data in a formatted table while the subsequent sheets will be blank with the default formatting.

If you choose to send the resulting data to a range on the active sheet of the group, the active sheet will display the data in a formatted table while the other sheets in the group will display a formatted, empty table. The borders and formatting may not be the same as the table in the active sheet. You may remove this empty table if you select the table cells, point to Clear on the Edit menu, and then click All.

Because you can only perform the Data Analysis function on one active sheet at a time, the resulting data will appear on one sheet only. No data will appear on subsequent created sheets.

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Article Info
Article ID : 114975
Revision : 2
Created on : 8/15/2003
Published on : 8/15/2003
Exists online : False
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