SQCpack 4.6 gives
improved charting, summary reporting
A new version of the popular SPC software program, SQCpack 2000
provides greatly enhanced chart annotation, allowing users to put text lines
and arrows on any chart. But one of the program's most useful enhancements
is that of summary reporting, allowing for definition and generation of
statistical reports on data in SQCpack databases. Other new features include
CUSUM control charts, improved chart styles, and statistical chart titles.
An example of summary reporting is shown here.
Summary for October
CUSUM charts plot the cumulative sum of deviations from a target value,
providing critical information to manufacturing professionals as well as
those in health care who establish target values for specific processes.
In creating charts, users can control fonts, styles, and colors with
flexibility and ease of use, and can impose titles that suggest statistical
information conveyed by a chart. For example, a control chart may include
the Cpk statistic or other statistical values previously offered only with
PQ Systems' aggressive schedule of regular upgrades makes new features of
the software immediately available to those who have purchased maintenance
agreements with earlier versions, development manager Steve Daum said.
'When we see that a feature will be important to our customers, we are
able to deliver it in a timely way, rather than waiting for an entirely new
product launch. '
SQCpack, originally developed in 1984, is among the world's most popular
SPC software programs. It is known for its ease-of-use, as well as its
flexibility in customizing formats, identifiers, notes, fonts, etc.
Customers can design multiple custom chart styles as well as more detailed
chart titles, and can display causes and notes on charts.