Installing SPC for Excel Version 6
SPC for Excel is distributed in a zip file for both PC and Mac. The same file works on both the PC and the Mac, but the installation procedures are different for the two systems.
The zip file can be downloaded after the software was purchased or after a user requested the demo. After purchasing, you can sign into your account to download the purchased software. You will receive an email with a link to download the demo after you requested it. The name of the zip file is “SPC_for_Excel_V6.zip. (Note: the demo has the word Demo in the name.)
FILES INCLUDED IN THE DOWNLOAD
The following are the folders/files contained in the zip file.
Watch the video below to see how to install SPC for Excel on a PC or else go to the written instructions below the video.
If you downloaded and installed the demo from the executable file (prior to June 14, 2023), you should remove the demo first. Go to the C:/SPC for Excel V6 folder (assuming it was installed in the default folder). If there is a program file called “unins000”, run it. This uninstalls the demo from the executable file. Excel must be closed. If the demo came as a zipped file, you don’t need to worry about uninstalling the demo.
Download the software from your account. The software is often downloaded into the “Downloads” folder on your computer, but this is controlled by how you have your browser set to handle downloads. You will need to know where the file “SPC_for_Excel_V6.zip” was downloaded. Follow these steps to install the software:
The software is now installed as an add-in.
The SPC for Excel ribbon should show between the Home and Insert tabs on the Excel ribbon. If this not the case, you may need to make the location of the software a trusted location. Do the following:
The SPC for Excel program will open when Excel is opened. The SPC for Excel tab is between the Home and Insert tabs on the Excel ribbon.