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Running Quality Window on a 64-bit Operating System

Quality Window is a 32-bit application but runs just fine on Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8, 64-bit architecture, assuming you are installing from one of our most recent builds (ie QW 5.0 Build 765 or higher). Quality Window components that would normally be installed in the System32 folder, are now installed in the SysWow64 […]


A Directory of QW5 Modules

You may be wondering what all those extra programs are for that are in the QW50 directory.  Typically you would only use the QW.EXE and QWAdmin modules.  The additional modules were created to accomplish specific tasks.  They can be used to create custom interfaces for QW 5 applications or Export QW 5 data to another […]


Using Directory Files

Directory Files are used to organize Quality Window application templates from different drives and folders into one central point of access. Directory Files are created in QWAdmin. To add a new Directory File click Create New Directory File. To edit an existing Directory file select the folder containing the Directory File(s) in the navigation panel at the bottom left. […]


Is there hidden treasure in your corporate databases?

Good data is the basis for making all your important business decisions.  What if you had the data but just could to get at it or see it?  Vast quantities of data is hidden away in large corporate databases that are difficult to access for most people who wish to use the data. The QWSQLWizard […]


Seeing Data – a Bird’s Eye View or a View from 20,000 feet!

There are many phrases that describe an ability to stand back and take in a broad collection of data giving a new perspective on that data. Phrases like God’s Eye View, the view from 20,000 feet, your Mind’s Eye are ways of describing this look at data that may be too noisy to understand up […]


Using QWBackup

QWBackup is a utility program that can be used to archive Quality Window application templates.   Backup Files From   The fully qualified path to the Quality Window application(s).Applications from multiple folders are allowed. The wildcard character ‘*’ is allowed. Backup Files To The fully qualified path and Quality Window application(s). KeepLast The number of generations to keep […]


Is your critical data backed up properly?

You do not want to find out the hard way. A recent discussion with a customer about hard drive that contained all their QW 5 Application files was damaged the result of a power outage.  The customer was hoping there was some way of recovering the files – 5 years of production data.  We browsed […]


The Evolution of mobile data collection with Quality Window

Change is constant…the pace of change is remarkable. Case in point, mobile GPS device manufacturer Garmin staked their claim to this arena and were truly the market leader. They flooded the market with new models almost every month to meet a storm surge of demand from consumers. Their share price went up and sales went […]


Security in Quality Window

In order to control access to Quality Window transactions there are two steps: Creation of the user security profiles Setting the Security Options Both steps are performed in QWAdmin (formerly QWSetup). Creation of the User Security Profiles In QWAdmin select Security. The security data screen is where the User Name, Password, Status, Expiry Date and User Identification […]


Why would You use Quality Window 5?

Here is an overview of some of the reasons our customers use QW 5.  See if any of them match your need. 1. A monitoring application – regular timed interval for sampling data – minimize variation and run to target  Process settings – make it same every time on a particular line  Quality variables – meet customer […]


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