CAST

Select menu: Help | Computer-Assisted Statistics Text (CAS

CAST stands for Computer-Assisted Statistics Textbooks and consists of a collection of electronic textbooks (e-books). This dialog allows you to search through the index of CAST e-books. The CAST e-books cover material in introductory statistical methods with data and scenarios from different application areas. To link CAST to Genstat you will need to download CAST version 4.1 or greater to your computer. The CAST tab on the Options dialog can be used to link Genstat to CAST and select the e-books to use for this dialog. Further information about CAST and the download of the latest version can be found at: http://cast.massey.ac.nz/

Look For

Lets you enter the name of the help topic. When text is entered into this field the list of available help topics will scroll to select a topic that matches the specified text.

Within e-book

Provides a list of e-books that can be used to refine the search. If you are searching for a help topic from a specific e-book then you can select the e-book from the list and the help topics will only be displayed related to that e-book.

Filtered by Section

Provides a list of topics that can be used to refine the search. If you are searching for help for a specific type of analysis you can select the section from the list and the topics will only be displayed related to that section.

Action Buttons

Open Opens the CAST help topic. If more than one e-book is included in the search then a dialog will open enabling you to choose which e-book to open.
Close Close the dialog.

See Also

  • CAST tab of the options dialog.
Updated on July 24, 2018

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