The contents bar displays the contents of the MedCalc data file in a treeview structure.
Click Data to open the MedCalc spreadsheet if you want to enter or edit data.
Click Notes if you want to write comments or notes to be saved in the MedCalc data file.
Click Variables to edit the Variables list. You can delete variables, create derived variables, and give descriptive labels to the variables.
Click Filters to edit the Filters list. You can create and delete filters, and give descriptive labels.
In the Saved tests and graphs section, you can select a named graph which you can restore, rename or delete (right-click an item to obtain a context menu).
Saved tests and graphs
You can save a graph in the MedCalc data file by clicking in the toolbar. By doing so, the graph is added to the Saved tests and graphs list in the Contents bar. A default name is given to the graph, which you can edit in the Contents bar.
This feature is very useful if you want to recreate the graph later, possibly with new data - Example.
To delete an item from the Saved tests and graphs list you right-click on it and click Delete on the context menu.
To recall different items into one single report, see Reports.