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Use the Create New Sensitivity Chart form to create a new Sensitivity Chart. This form has a blank field for entering the new chart Name. Below the chart name field is a drop-down menu for selecting the attribute that you want to test.

Create New Sensitivity Chart Name field:

Enter the Name for the new chart in this field. The chart name must be unique to the portfolio and not exceed 48 characters, including spaces.

The Drop-Down Menu:

Select an Attribute for sensitivity testing: Select the X-axis attribute parameter from this drop-down menu.

Chart Parameters:

[Test Weight] check box: If this box is checked, the weight sensitivity is tested; the chart displays the SMART value score for each project over a range of weights for the selected attribute. If it is not checked, the attribute values are tested over the lowest to highest project values for the selected attribute

[Use Default Range] check box: This checkbox is displayed if the [Test Weight}] check box is checked. If this box is checked, the weight sensitivity is tested over the range of assigned attribute weights.

Current Weight: This field is displayed if the [Test Weight}] check box is checked, and displays the Current Attribute Weight as assigned in the attribute form.

Weight Range to Test fields: These fields are displayed if the [Test Weight}] check box is checked. They display the range of weights to be tested from low to high. If the [Use Default Range] check box is checked, they display the default range.

Create New Chart Buttons:

[Save and Open Chart]: Click on this button to save and display the new Sensitivity Chart. This button is disabled until a name has been added to the Chart Name field and the attribute has been selected.

[Save]: Click on this button to save, but not display, the new bubble chart. This button is disabled until a name has been added to the Chart Name field and the attribute has been selected.

[Cancel]: Click on this button to close the Create New Sensitivity Chart form without saving the chart.