11th Edition new features

The GenStat Server has been upgraded to Release 11.1

  • Release 11.1 includes 7 new directives, 5 new functions and 26 new procedures.
  • Improved syntax for the way that colours are specified in GenStat graphics.

New supported file formats

  • Import and export JPG, TIFF, GIF, PNG, EMF and PSD image files.
  • Import and export Open Office spreadsheets.
  • Import Statistica 8 and StatGraphics files.

Graphics enhancements

  • Ability to display image files such as BMP, JPG, TIFF and PNG

New statistical and graphics menus


  • Bar chart menu includes ability to set lower and upper error bars.
  • Dot histogram menu to display observations sets of values as dots.
  • Image plot menu to display 2-dimensional bit maps of RGB values.

Statistical tests

  • Cochran-Armitage trend test menu for the Cochran-Armitage chi-square test for trend of categorical data.
  • Steel’s many-one rank test menu a multiple-comparison test for comparing several treatments with a control treatment.


  • Fit multinomial menu for fitting multinomial regression models.
  • Wald tests added to hierarchical generalized linear models menu.
  • Ability to produce fitted models of the fixed effects in the hierarchical generalized linear models menu.


  • Generate a factorial design in blocks menu for generating factorial designs using a minimum aberration algorithm.
  • Generate a fractional factorial design menu for generating fractional factorial designs using a minimum aberration algorithm.
  • Covariate design menu for generating a design efficient under analysis of covariance.

Analysis of variance

  • Mean-mean plots can be displayed for multiple comparisons.

Multivariate analysis

  • Redundancy analysis menu.
  • Canonical correspondence analysis menu.
  • Factor analysis menu

Spatial statistics

  • Robust estimators of the variogram available on the form variogram menu.
  • Universal kriging for irregular grid data on the krige menu.

Repeated measures

  • Mean plots available for repeated measures analysis of variance.

New spreadsheet facilities


  • Ability to set different cell colours.
  • Control for spreadsheet columns calculated when rows are restricted.
  • Ability to hide columns from view.

New documentation


  • A Guide to Anova and Design in GenStat.
  • A Guide to REML in GenStat.
  • A Guide to Regression, Nonlinear and Generalized Linear Models in GenStat.


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