UPGRADE COMPARISON

What’s missing from your older version of SigmaPlot?
Take a look at the new features in SigmaPlot® 12.0

GRAPH TYPES
v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Radar Plots NEW!              
Dot Density Graphs NEW!              
2D Vector Plots - Two Types
           
3D Mesh Plot with contour projections
         
Weibull Axis Scales to Plot Weibull distributions
         
Select Positive direction for Polar Plots
         
Create Reciprocal (Arrhenius) Scales
         
Redesigned 3D engine for increased speed
       
Area Plots - intersections
     
Area Plots - shade below curve
   
Function Plotter for 2D and 3D functions
   
2D Filled Contour
   
Waterfall / High-Low-Close
 
Ternary Plots / 3D Mesh
GRAPH EDITING v.12
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v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
New zoom, pan and drag controls
NEW!
             
Mouse wheel Scrolling enabled
NEW!
             
Color gradients and transparency
NEW!
             
Anti-aliased lines
NEW!
             
Ability to scroll through time-series
NEW!
             
Improved 3D Graph Customization
           
More Line Types and Fill Patterns
         
Automatically Graph Irregularly Spaced 3D Data
         
Automatic resizing and positioning groups of graphs
         
More Selectable Graph Objects & improved Graph Defaults
         
Automatically generate confidence bands for curve fits
         
More Axis Scales for 2D and 3D contour plots
         
Over 30 additional symbol shapes
       
Categorical Graphing support - avoid data reformatting
       
Microsoft Equation Editor support
     
Toolbar palettes for editing colors, lines, text
     
Select and edit individual objects - lines, bars
     
Select and edit multiple objects
     
In-place text editing on page
     
Legends - auto lock to graph or data
     
Graph page rulers, adjustable snap-to grids
     
Transparent 3D meshes
Smooth and gradient 3D mesh fills
USER INTERFACE v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Microsoft Office style ribbon controls
NEW!
             
Object and Property Browsers
NEW!
             
Immediate Dynamic Graph Update upon property change
NEW!
             
Copy and paste property group styles
NEW!
             
Tabbed window interface
NEW!
             
Docking Panel Guides
NEW!
             
Vertical and Horizontal Tab Grouping
NEW!
             
Object specific mini-toolbars
NEW!
             
Customizable quick access toolbar
NEW!
             
Pre-Formatted Worksheets
           
Real-time Mouseover Coordinate Feedback
         
Program Startup Wizard
         
Submission Assistant
         
Customizable Transform libraries
         
Audit Trails - tracks changes to notebooks & log-in names
         
Password protected Notebooks
       
Browser-style Notebook Manager
       
One-step multi-cell formatting
       
Duplicate row and column titles allowed
       
Print preview
       
Freeze panes, Find and replace
       
Microsoft Excel arrow behavior
       
Text wrap in worksheet cells
       
More editable date and time formats
       
Column titles show equations used by QuickTransforms
       
Multiple Undo
     
AutoSave
     
Graph Style Gallery
   
Arrange multiple graphs on a page with templates
 
Graph page rulers and adjustable snap-to-grids
Custom Zoom
Report editor in Notebook
DATA ANALYSIS v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Enzyme Kinetics Module included
NEW!
             
Weighting Methods using predicteds and for robust regression
NEW!
             
Parameter covariance matrix and confidence intervals in reports
NEW!
             
Implicit function curve fitting
NEW!
             
Non-parametric one sample t-test
NEW!
             
Deming regression allowing errors in both x and y
NEW!
             
Normal distribution comparison for quality control
NEW!
             
Parallel line analysis
NEW!
             
Bland-Altman method for method comparison
NEW!
             
P value improvement for Dunnett's Test and improved 3 way ANOVA
NEW!
             
Worksheet row and column titles from transform language
NEW!
             
New Root() and Implicit() transform language functions
NEW!
             
Global Curve Fitting
           
Complete Advisory Statistical Analysis
           
Standard Curves Macro Improved
           
Dynamic Fit Wizard - find the Global Minimum
         
ROC Curve Analysis (free module add-on)
         
Weighting Options to Curve Fitter
         
12 new probability transform functions
         
Piecewise Linear Regression - 2, 3, 4 & 5-segment models
         
Additional statistical results for nonlinear curve-fitting
       
Multi-line equations
       
Simultaneously solve for a range of values
       
Ligand Binding Analysis (free module add-on)
   
Equation solver to evaluate mathematical equations
   
Six smoothing routines for 2D data
 
Seven smoothing routines for 3D data
 
Quick transforms for point-and-click data transformations
 
Enhanced Histogram Wizard
T-tests and Paired T-tests Wizards
Regression Wizard for curve-fitting
Summary Statistics
IMPORT / EXPORT v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Enhanced PDF export by new report engine
NEW!
             
Support for EMF Files
           
SAS and Minitab data file import
         
Direct Graphic File Import on Graph Page BMP, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, many more
         
ODBC import
       
PDF export of graphs & reports
       
HTML export of reports
       
Import Microsoft Access MDB data
     
Graph Export Wizard - calculate DPI, page size
     
True color vector EPS graph export
   
Compressed TIFF CMYK graph export
   
WebViewer
   
Raster EPS & CMYK graph export in 24-bit color
 
Batch print of selected items in Notebook
Export Graphic file formats: TIFF, JPG, WMF, BMP, EPS
AUTOMATION v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Specify Graph Page measurement units used
NEW!
             
Specify Automatic legend states
NEW!
             
Automatic Updating of Quick Transforms
           
Automatic placement of equations
       
Toolbox macros menu
   
Customizable built-in macros
   
Visual Basic-based macros
 
Built-in macro recorder to play back operations
 
Automation object support - link to custom applications
OLE and OLE 2 client/server
MS WINDOWS INTEGRATION v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Automatic transfer of V12 yser options during software upgrades
NEW!
             
Import Excel 2007 Files Directly Into SigmaPlot 12
NEW!
             
Microsoft Windows 7 and XP Support
NEW!
             
Supports silent installation
         
Improved Network License Manager
         
Microsoft Excel, Word® and PowerPoint® support
Run Microsoft Excel from within SigmaPlot®
ERROR BARS v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Categorical data (groups) for error bar plots
     
Percentile method in error bars and box plots
   
Asymmetric error bars / Error bars from replicate values
 
Error bar calculations - SD, SEM, 95% & 99%
 
WORKSHEET v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Mini tool bar for worksheet cell editing
NEW!
             
Zoom enabled worksheet
NEW!
             
Quick transforms list appears in Property Brower Object Window
NEW!
             
Quick worksheet window scrolling with mouse wheel
NEW!
             
Formatted text in worksheet cells
NEW!
             
REPORTS v.12
v.11
v.10
v.9
v.8
v.7
v.6
v.5
Insert tables with pre-defined styles or customize completely
NEW!
             
Copy / Paste tabular data between report and Excel worksheet
NEW!
             
Zoom enabled in reports
NEW!
             
Vertical and Horizontal rulers appear in Graph Windows
NEW!
             
Ability to change the report background color
NEW!
             
New report engine version
NEW!
             
Drag n Drop Word 2007 or 2010 content directly onto report page
NEW!
             

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