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powerpuff
Level IV

How can i subtract row values

How can I subtract values of R1 from R2 and add the answer to the Difference row?

 

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uday_guntupalli
Level VIII

Re: How can i subtract row values

@powerpuff,
        

dt = Current Data Table(); 

Mat = dt << Get As Matrix; 

Res = Mat[1,0] - Mat[2,0]; 

MatFinal = V Concat(Mat,Res); 

dt_New = As Table(MatFinal);
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Uday
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txnelson
Super User

Re: How can i subtract row values

Here is a simple script that will do what you are asking

Names Default To Here( 1 );

// Create a sample data table
dt = New Table( "Untitled 4",
	Add Rows( 3 ),
	New Column( "Label",
		Character,
		"Nominal",
		Set Values( {"#1", "#2", "Difference"} )
	),
	New Column( "A",
		Numeric,
		"Continuous",
		Format( "Best", 12 ),
		Set Values( [5, 6, .] ),
		Set Display Width( 43 )
	),
	New Column( "B",
		Numeric,
		"Continuous",
		Format( "Best", 12 ),
		Set Values( [9, 7, .] )
	),
	New Column( "C",
		Numeric,
		"Continuous",
		Format( "Best", 12 ),
		Set Values( [12, 4, .] ),
		Set Display Width( 43 )
	)
);

// Here is the code to subtract the values
For( i = 2, i <= N Cols( dt ), i++,
	Column( dt, i )[3] = Column( dt, i )[1] - Column( dt, i )[2]
);
Jim
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KarenC
Super User

Re: How can i subtract row values

The key to what you are asking is to remember that a JMP data table is NOT a spreadsheet.  What I would suggest is to transpose your data table and then add a new column of differences.  Then you are set to analyze the difference by the groups that you currently have in columns.  

 

1. Table > Transpose

2. Select your label column as the "Label" and select all other columns and click "Transposne Columns" and click ok.

Now  you have a new table with a column of labels for your "groups" (what were your columns) and two colums of data, one for R1 and one for R2.

 

3. From this new table higlight the two R columns, right click, select New Formula Column > Combine > Difference.

Now you have column of differences and you can analyze how the differences differ across your groups (i.e., use graph builder with the group lables as the x and the differences as the y).

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