2.62 FAQ-504 How do I reduce XY or XYZ dataset?
Last Update: 10/13/2016
If you want to reduce duplicate X data contained in an XY dataset, highlight the Y column and select Analysis:Data Manipulation:Reduce Duplicated X Data. This dialog is based on the reducedup x-function.
If you want to remove duplicate XY data from an XYZ dataset, you could use the Statistics on Columns tool, and follow the steps listed below:
- Highlight the Z column, select Statistics:Descriptive Statistics:Statistics on Columns, this column will be used as the Data Range in the Input tab of Statistic on Columns dialog.
- Click the arrow button in Group control to select the X and Y columns as the grouping data.
- Go to the Quantities tab, expand the Quantities branch and choose which quantities you wish to replace duplicate values with (e.g., Minimum, Median, Maximum).
- If you also want to output the number of duplicate XY replaced, check the N total option under the Moments branch.
- Go to Output tab, under the Dataset Identifier branch, clear the check box after Show Identifier in Flat Sheet; under the Report Tables branch, choose None from the Book drop-down menu.
- Click OK. In the report sheet, the XYZ dataset will be reduced for duplicate XY.
|Notes: The Statistics on Columns method just described can also be used to remove duplicate XY for XYY data.
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