Quantum is an analytics software that has been around for a long time. Many customers and their clients who want to transition to more modern software may want to replicate, exactly, the significance testing for legacy analyses.

## Method

- Select a table and go to the
**object inspector**on the right - Then to go to
**Properties > APPEARANCE > Significance > Advanced** - Make the following changes in Statistical Assumptions settings:
- Change
**Show significance**to**Compare columns**. - Change both
**Multiple comparison correction**settings in**Exception Tests**and**Column Comparisons**to**None**. - Set the
**Minimal sample size for testing**to its level in Quantum (which defaults to 30). - Change the
**Proportions**setting to**Quantum Proportions**. - Change the
**Means**setting to**Quantum Means**. - Change
**Weights and significance**to**Kish's approximation**. - Uncheck
**Recycle column letters**. - Replace the
**No test symbol**with`**`. - In the
**Significance levels and appearance**grid, copy the one uppercase**Column letters**fields (i.e.,`A,B,C,...,`) and paste it over the top of each of the lowercase fields (i.e.,`a,b,c,...,`). Note that this will remove Displayr's default of using uppercase and lowercase to denote different levels of significance. However, it will not precisely replicate Quantum's use of column letters as Displayr assigns a letter to NET fields but Quantum does not. Two ways of resolving this are to:- Remove the NET categories from within Spans.
- Manually change the contents of
**Column letters**to exactly replace Quantum if so required, but this will need to be redone for each question used in the columns of tables. - Where a
**Binary - Multi**question is in the columns of a table or analyzing a**Numeric**-**Grid**,**Binary - Multi Grid**or**Nominal - Multi**SUMMARY tables set**Overlaps**to**Dependent**.

- Change
- Move the NET categories to be at the beginning top/left of the tables (and sections within a table where Spans are used).
- Ensure that the
*base*used in statistical comparisons is equivalent (e.g., on a**Binary - Multi Grid,**Quantum's base is the total number of responses, whereas Displayr's is the total number of respondents. - Ensure that the rounding is being computed in a way consistent with Displayr (Displayr rounds up; by default Quantum rounds to even).
- Check that the percentages and means being compared in the statistical tests are the same. Where they differ this likely relates to the base. Sometimes Filters can be used to get Displayr to replicate Quantum's percentages (however, keep in mind that this is something that is only done to aid in comparison rather than being a desirable approach to compute percentages).
- Ensure that any filters are equivalent (including Quantum's
*Interview Filter*settings).

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