"Lotto Seer" allows you to view and print charts and graphs of your
How to Invoke
Use the menu item "Tools > Lotto Seer" .
- Select the lottery you want to see the data for.
- Use the "Back" and "Next" buttons to switch from page to page.
"Data Parameters" page
First, use the dropdown menu to choose the lottery you want to work with.
After you do this, the "Start Date" and "End Dates" dropdowns will contain
the first and last date in the drawing database, respectively. If you want
to view a different date range, use the dropdowns to make your choices.
Clicking the "First" button will populate the "Start Date" with the first
date of the database for that lottery, and clicking the "Last" button will
populate the "End Date" dropdowns.
If the lottery you are analyzing has one or more bonus balls, you will see a
dropdown menu appear at the bottom of this page. On this dropdown, choose
whether you want to analyze the main (non-bonus) numbers or the bonus
number(s). Please note that if you want to analyze only the bonus number(s),
on the "Frequency Distribution" bar chart will be available.
"Frequency Distribution" page
This page shows a chart with the frequency distribution for each number
drawn. The first column show the number, the second column shows the
frequency (i.e., number of times that number has been drawn), and the third
column shows the percentage of time the number has been drawn.
The "Copy" button copies the "Frequency Distribution" chart to your System
Clipboard; holding down the shift key while clicking the "Copy" button
copies the "Summary" chart to the clipboard. The "Save" button saves the
"Frequency Distribution" chart to a text file; holding down the shift key
while clicking saves the "Summary" chart to a text file. In each case, the
contents will have a tab character between each columns value.
"Data Display" page
This chart shows the calculated values for each date within your range:
The "Export", "Copy" and "Save" buttons allow you to save the contents
of this chart as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, to the system clipboard,
or to a text file, respectively.
- Sum (total of all of the numbers drawn).
- High (highest number drawn).
- Low (lowest number drawn).
- Range (number spread of the numbers drawn).
- Odd (number of odd numbers drawn).
- Arithmetic Mean (average).
- Harmonic Mean.
- Truncated Mean.
- Winsorized Mean.
- Standard Deviation.
- Variance (Standard Deviation).
- Population (Standard Deviation).
- Variance (Population Standard Deviation).
This page contains a summary of the calculated values from the "Data Display" Page. The lefthand column contains the values, and the remaining
columns contain the summaries for those values. For example, the second
column (Sum) and the fourth row (Range) gives the sum of the Range column
from the "Data Display" page.
"Graph Setup" Display
This page lets you configure which graph you want to see, as well as colors
Choose the graph you want to see from the dropdown menu at the top of the
screen. The "Frequency Distribution graph" is a bar graph; the remainder are
The "Colors" dropdown menus let you choose the different colors for the
- The "Border" color is the color for the outer border of the graph as
well as the outline of the bars.
- The "Bars" color is for the main color of the bars in the bar graph.
- The "Datum" color is for the color of the data lines in the line
- The "Background" color is the background color of the entire graph.
- The 'text" color is for the color of the text.
- The "Other" color is the color of the other data lines (average and
The "Display Section" will display optional lines on the chart (average and
standard deviation). Please note that the Standard Deviation lines will
appear only if they are far enough apart from the Average line to be
The "Default" button will set the Colors and Display settings back to the
factory defaults. The "Save" button will save the Color and Display
This shows the graph of the data you chose. The "Copy" button will copy the
graph image to the system clipboard, the "Save" button will let you save the
graph, and the "Print" button will printout the graph. The "Restart" button will
take you back to the beginning. Use the Refresh button if you resized the
Lotto Seer window.
For each of the three charts, you can resize each column by clicking and
dragging the borders of the top rows. For each of the three charts, so can
sort each column by clicking the top row. Each time you click, the column
will alternate between ascending sorting and descending sorting. You can
resize the window if the graph appears to packed with data.