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System Folder Build Failed, Axes missing, File Open fails, color list is black

A collection of inexplicable problems are caused by incompatible HP printer drivers.

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ID Number:1080

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:12/13/2013 5:34:15 PM

Check for Updates may fail to connect with some Proxy Servers

At some locations that use a Proxy Server, it may be necessary to manually enter the Server information in the Internet Options applet.

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ID Number:983

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Documentation Update

Last Modified:2/15/2012 2:03:07 PM

Performing FFT Without Padding or Truncating Data

Starting with version 7.0, chapters of the NAG numerical library have been added to Origin. This library has FFT routines which can compute FFT without performing any padding or truncating.
This item provides Origin C code that uses NAG FFT.

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ID Number:1086

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:9/6/2011 10:21:43 AM

Why are the Plot Setup dialog box or Theme Gallery not opening?

This kbase item explains how to register an ActiveX control used in some Origin dialogs.

Keywords: fail, appear,

ID Number:990

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:12/29/2010 9:18:32 AM

Nonlinear scales on a second axis

This knowledge base item provides two methods for displaying a second X or Y axis that displays a nonlinear relationship to the primary axis.

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ID Number:1116

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/5/2009 11:14:51 AM

Installing the PFM on Windows Vista

If you selected your User Files folder as the default c:\Users\login name\AppData\...then installing the PFM will work without any problems. However, if you selected your User Files folder as the Custom Folder c:\Progam Files\OriginLab\..., you will need to run Origin as Administrator in order to install the PFM.

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ID Number:1134

Item Category:PFM

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:7/17/2008 3:51:35 PM

Managing Project Explorer Slowdown in Appended Projects

Some appended projects can experience severe slowdown in the Project Explorer in isolated circumstances when the appended project contains a very long results log.

Keywords: Slow, long, folders, folder, change, appending

ID Number:1438

Item Category:Project Explorer

Material Type:Bug

Last Modified:5/21/2008 4:13:55 PM

What do I do when notepad reports that my license file is missing or incorrect?

If you installed an Origin CLIENT network member, and when you start that client Notepad opens reporting that the license file is missing or incorrect, then review this item to troubleshoot the problem.

Keywords: andrew

ID Number:1046

Item Category:FLEXlm Management

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/15/2008 10:36:01 AM

How do I change my serial number without uninstalling and reinstalling?

Origin's Modify program allows you to change the serial number of an existing Origin installation.

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ID Number:1129

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:10:44 PM

How do I show the data values on my bar or column graph?

To show the data values on a bar or column graph, you can duplicate your data values in the worksheet, and then add them to the graph as data labels.

Keywords: label, y-values,

ID Number:1120

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:09:23 PM

I see "page cannot be displayed" in the Origin help file. What can I do?

There are two reasons why you may be seeing "page cannot be displayed" text in the Help window. One cause is due to a security setting on some Win XP SP2 computers. The CHM file is blocked from viewing. The other cause is if you are running an Origin Client and a security update has been applied to your Origin Client computer.

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ID Number:1104

Item Category:DAQ

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:00:05 PM

Why does the License Information dialog box open when I start Origin?

Origin would open the License Information dialog box at start-up if:
1) You purchased a renewable serial number and the renewal date has passed.
2) Origin has detected a change in computer hardware or in the operating system, causing the license file check to fail.
This Technical Support Knowledge Base item discusses how to resolve these problems.

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ID Number:1087

Item Category:FLEXlm Management

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:59:03 PM

How can I get the web data into my worksheet properly?

When you copy data from a web page and paste it into an Origin worksheet, all the data may display in one worksheet column, even if you copied multiple columns of data into the clipboard. To get around this problem, you can use the Import Wizard.

Keywords: internet, import,

ID Number:1058

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:58:00 PM

Is there an easy way to copy graph properties from one graph to another?

You will get the most out of Themes if you keep Themes simple.

Keywords: theme, format,

ID Number:996

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:55:36 PM

How do I exclude outliers from an analysis routine without deleting the data?

You can use the Mask Toolbar to exclude individual points or ranges of points from analysis.

Keywords: masking, hide

ID Number:992

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:51:32 PM

Can a standalone network member/Group member use InstallShield's silent mode?

Origin 7.5 PRODUCT supports InstallShield’s silent install mode, but the Origin 7.5 UPGRADE does not.

Keywords: install, installation, quiet, background,

ID Number:910

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:20:11 PM

Does Origin support InstallShield's silent mode for an Origin Client?

All builds of Origin 7.5 support InstallShield’s silent install mode, as do the SR2 and later Origin 7.0 builds.

Keywords: Intall, Installation, quiet,

ID Number:909

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 3:42:57 PM

How does Origin come up with appropriate Tick Labels for my data?

Origin's Automatic Scaling is handled by a LabTalk command that tries to come up with reasonable numbers based on the limits of your XY data.

Keywords: range, automatic scaling, axis, axes,

ID Number:564

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 3:40:54 PM

A Cathodoluminescence Study

Chalcedony and agates from a variety of world-wide hosts were examined using cathodoluminescence (CL) and plotted and analyzed in Origin.

Keywords: curve fitting, cathodoluminescence, gaussian fit, coefficient of determination, ternary plots

ID Number:1435

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:2/11/2008 3:45:17 PM

Miniature Postsynaptic Currents (mPSCs) Study

This case study shows how Origin was used to show the properties of miniature postsynaptic currents (mPSCs) at the C. elegans neuromuscular junction.

Keywords: ryanodine receptor, quantal size, C. elegans, neuromuscular junction, presynaptic, linear fitting, correlation coefficient, mean amplitude, bell-shaped, normal distribution, histogram, uniform population, pclamp

ID Number:1434

Item Category:pCLAMP

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:2/11/2008 3:29:38 PM

Find x values at y=0 or a constant, for active data plot in the graph

This script finds x values where y=0 for the active data plot in the graph.

Keywords: cross, x-axis, intersect

ID Number:1141

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:1/31/2008 10:14:30 PM

DPI setting and raster image export

When exporting your graph as a raster image such as bmp or jpg, you'll have to decide the DPI setting.

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ID Number:1123

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/31/2008 5:28:03 PM

Reversible Photodegredation Study

This case study reveals that it is possible for organic molecules to heal when allowed to rest.

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ID Number:1133

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:1/16/2008 1:15:51 PM

Zoom Tool

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to zoom in on a range of data using the Zoom Tool.

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ID Number:936

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:1/16/2008 1:15:17 PM

Origin C code to sort your legend text

This function will sort the legend entries in ascending order. It does not replot the data or change the order of the datasets in the layer; it simply sorts the legend entries.

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ID Number:1130

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Origin C Code

Last Modified:1/16/2008 1:13:27 PM

How to concatenate two worksheets

A Labtalk script that joins two work sheets side-by-side while preserving column labels

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ID Number:926

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:1/16/2008 1:09:33 PM

Electronic state analysis of a heavily overdoped high temperature superconductor

In the mid-1980s, a new class of multi-layered copper-based superconductors was discovered with transition temperatures ranging above 100K. These posed two of the most important unsolved questions in physics: what makes these materials superconductors, and is it possible to achieve superconductivity at room temperature?

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ID Number:1121

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:11/20/2007 1:06:45 PM

Speed mode setting in profile/contour plots

Sometimes the speed mode setting remains on although you have turned it off. The reason is that some of the contour lines cannot be drawn because the logical resolution of the screen (which in Origin corresponds to the physical resolution of the default printer), has been met.

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ID Number:1117

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Limitation

Last Modified:11/20/2007 12:54:54 PM

Overlay multiple Contour Graphs

To allow overlayed Contour Graphs to display properly, you must turn off image caching for the top layers.

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ID Number:1126

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:11/20/2007 11:27:00 AM

Simulate 3D Error bars

A workaround is provided to enable 3D Error Bars on 3D Scatter/Trajectory graphs.

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ID Number:1127

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:11/20/2007 11:20:18 AM

The Origin Color Palette

The Origin Color Palette is discussed with regard to the Origin interface and shared Origin project files.

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ID Number:1111

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:11/20/2007 9:40:03 AM

Inserting Origin Data Plot Symbols in Other Applications

Origin installs a True Type font set called Origin into the Windows \FONTS folder. This font set includes the data plot symbols available from the symbol gallery on the Symbol tab of the Plot Details dialog box, and the line styles available from the Style drop-down list on the Line tab of the Plot Details dialog box.

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ID Number:1113

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:11/20/2007 9:36:17 AM

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About ... The Origin Matrix

A thorough discussion of the complete metrics of a Matrix Window followed by a script that uses the information to label a point on a contour graph.

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ID Number:560

Item Category:Matrix Windows

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:11/20/2007 9:34:55 AM

Masking Data

In this Technical Review article, users will learn how to create and manipulate masks through both the worksheet and graph window using the Mask toolbar, its buttons, and shortcut menus and will see its advantages when performing certain analyses.

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ID Number:339

Item Category:DAQ

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:11/19/2007 2:12:47 AM

Fitting replicate data

Origin's NLSF allows you to "Fit Multiple Datasets" with parameter sharing.

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ID Number:1137

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:9/7/2007 5:10:11 PM

Error when converting XYZ data to a matrix

You may see this error message when you have datasets of unequal sizes (i.e. either your X, Y, or Z dataset contains one or more values than the other datasets). Make sure that for every X value, there is a corresponding Y and Z value.

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ID Number:1136

Item Category:Matrix Windows

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:7/27/2007 5:13:00 PM

Microsoft security update triggers drawing problems on Win98/WinMe

Microsoft security update (KB918547) of Windows GDI triggers graph drawing problems on Win98/WinMe.

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ID Number:1125

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:12/28/2006 2:28:26 PM

Edit: Copy Page results in a very small pasted image.

What to do if you select Edit: Copy Page for a Graph and the graph in the image is very small compared to the image container when you paste it into another application.

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ID Number:250

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:11/14/2006 2:10:05 PM

Fitting through a certain point

In simple linear fitting, we sometimes want to fit the line through a non-zero point. However, in Origin linear fitting tools, only fixed slope, fixed intercept and fixed to zero are supported. To solve this problem, you can fit the line in nonlinear curve fitter and add a linear constraint during fitting.

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ID Number:1122

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:11/7/2006 10:36:11 AM

Origin recompiles at every startup - solution

If Origin performs a full recompile every time you start Origin, you should check the location of your User Files Folder and modify it as discussed in this Tip.

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ID Number:1049

Item Category:Setting Preferences

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:9/18/2006 10:53:54 AM

Finding new X or Y values from a Standard Curve

The table function is used to predict new values along a curve.

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ID Number:680

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:8/15/2006 10:33:44 AM

Writing a script to duplicate the Pick Peaks Tool functionality

This Script uses the curve object to find peaks in your plotted dataset.

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ID Number:682

Item Category:DAQ

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:8/15/2006 10:31:35 AM

Move a row of text into the worksheet column Labels

If your worksheet opens with a row of text and you would like to move those values into the column labels, this script will automate that task.

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ID Number:326

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:7/7/2006 2:32:13 PM

Why is my fit curve jagged looking after clicking Done in the fitter?

By default, when you click Done in the Nonlinear Curve Fitter, the fitter generates a fit curve that contains 60 points which are uniformly distributed over the X range of your original data set, and it displays this fit curve in your graph. Prior to clicking Done, you can customize the fit curve display settings in the After Fitting dialog box.

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ID Number:1081

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/20/2006 3:53:29 PM

Fitting with Integrals

Using a Fitting Function with an Integral

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ID Number:121

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/14/2006 3:24:49 PM

Service Release 6 for German Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to German SR3 (7.5853) and German SR5 (7.5870). To verify your version, select Help:About Origin

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ID Number:1115

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:3/1/2006 4:54:27 PM

Service Release 6 for Japanese Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to Japanese Origin 7.5 SR3(7.5853) or SR5(7.5870). Previous builds need to patch to sr3 first. To verify your version, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:1112

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:2/13/2006 6:02:10 PM

Service Release 5 for Japanese Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to Japanese Origin 7.5 SR3 (7.5853). Previous builds, SR1(v.7.5775) or SR2(v.7.5822) need to patch to sr3 first. To verify your version, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:1074

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:2/13/2006 5:30:50 PM

Creating Custom Tick Marks and Labels at User Specified Locations

This procedure can be used to place custom tick marks and labels on an Axis at any number of desired locations.

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ID Number:492

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/9/2006 4:05:29 PM

Service Release 6 for Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to English Origin 7.5 SR4 (7.5853) and SR5 (7.5870). To verify your version before patching, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:1110

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:1/30/2006 11:57:48 AM

Ternary Plot Tick Marks can either be parallel or perpendicular

In a ternary plot, the default setting is for the tick marks to be parallel to the grid lines; however, you can add a section to the origin.ini file to change the default to perpendicular to the axes.

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ID Number:1107

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:12/16/2005 5:29:44 PM

Solving Origin Installshield Problems

A simple way to solve Origin installation problems.

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ID Number:1060

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:11/17/2005 10:58:48 AM

Doc.dropindex stores the index of the nth file dropped/opened in Origin

When writing LabTalk code that will be executed after import of a data file and saved as part of the import filter, knowing the index of the nth file can be useful.

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ID Number:1106

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:10/17/2005 5:06:27 PM

Network Installation - License Information Dialog Box Keeps Re-opening

If you installed an Origin network member (server or stand-alone), and the License Information dialog box is not accepting what you think is a valid entry for the FLEXlm server HostName, then review this item to troubleshoot the problem.

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ID Number:1039

Item Category:FLEXlm Management

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:10/17/2005 3:00:46 PM

Plotting a Grouped column plot with two Y-axes

To create a double Y column plot you need to use empty column(s) as placeholder(s).

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ID Number:1072

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:10/7/2005 6:13:58 PM

Create a LabTalk callable OriginC function to use Filter Importing

The ASCII Import Wizard allows you to make filters that remember the format of your data files. This Tip shows you how to create an OriginC function that can be called from LabTalk which will load a file using an import filter.

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ID Number:1105

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:9/1/2005 1:14:43 PM

Connect line across missing data in graph

If your data has missing Y values and you plot using one of the graph templates that includes a line connection (such as Line & Symbol), you can force the lines to connect through the missing values. This option is available at the graph page level in the Plot Details dialog box (Format:Page).

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ID Number:1082

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:8/22/2005 10:04:12 AM

Equation with Polynomial Fit results does not match data

If you perform a Polynomial fit of your data using order 4 or more, and you plug the parameter values found into the polynomial equation, you might not get the same result as the fit.

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ID Number:1066

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:8/9/2005 5:22:06 PM

Use Custom Date - Time formats in Origin

Use can use Custom Date - Time formats to get Origin to understand and display Date - Times in formats that are not listed in the Date Display list.

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ID Number:1102

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:7/19/2005 10:46:06 AM

Error 258 while opening a file

What you can do to recover data when you encounter an error while opening a file.

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ID Number:317

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:7/13/2005 12:15:29 PM

Plotting Bar Graphs on a Logarithmic Scale

You can display bar graphs on a logarithmic scale using 1 as the "floor" or value which alters the direction of the bars by selecting the "Log Scale Use 1 as Floor" check box on the Graph tab of the Options dialog box.

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ID Number:1097

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:7/11/2005 5:01:09 PM

Displaying grid lines in a contour graph.

The following instructions show you how to display the grid lines in front of (or behind) the data.

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ID Number:1101

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:7/8/2005 2:51:48 PM

Controlling Speed Mode in Origin 7.5

Speed Mode is an important feature in Origin that allows the user to quickly examine large datasets. The settings of this function can be altered to for plotting, printing and exporting of Origin graph windows using the options listed below.

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ID Number:1095

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 12:07:13 PM

Setting default path for exporting image files

When you select "File -> Export Page" from the Origin menu bar, the default folder that opens will be set as the same folder that is used to Import Image files into a Matrix. This means that tracking is only used when you import Image files.

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ID Number:1084

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:41:46 AM

Saving ASCII file header to be used to annotate your graph

When you import an ASCII file using the Import Wizard, you have the option of scanning the header and extracting info from it saving into string variables.

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ID Number:1079

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:40:40 AM

Fitting a Gaussian Curve to a Histogram Plot

To fit a Gaussian curve (or any other function) to your histogram plot, you will need to first plot the Count column, from the Bin worksheet that gets created, as a Column Plot.

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ID Number:522

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:40:26 AM

Magnify a portion of your data plot

When a data plot is magnified using the Enlarger tool, the axes are rescaled to show an expanded view of the data.

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ID Number:1076

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:39:58 AM

Getting the same axis scales in different layers

Copy/Paste Formats as well as Themes is an easy way to set the axis properties of layers.

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ID Number:1069

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:39:46 AM

Plotting 4D data

If you have 4 columns of data that you wish to plot, you could plot the first 3 as an XYZ scatter and then use the 4th column to set the symbol color.

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ID Number:1059

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:39:33 AM

Use CTRL+click to select a graph layer (display its sizing handles)

For some graphs, it can be very difficult to select the graph layer such that you see the graph layer's sizing handles. Once the sizing handles display, you can easily resize or move the graph layer. This item provides an easy method for accomplishing this task.

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ID Number:1063

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:39:19 AM

Interpolate unequally spaced data to create a uniform X

Some analysis options like the Savitsky-Golay smoothing routine require equally spaced data. You can use Origin's Interpolate analysis option to first create a new dataset with a uniform X to then perform the analysis on.

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ID Number:1062

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:39:04 AM

Find the sum of every n points in a dataset

The following Origin C function can be used to calculate the sum of every n points in a dataset or said another way it breaks the dataset up into groups of a specified size and returns a range corresponding to the sum of each group.

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ID Number:1057

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Origin C Code

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:38:31 AM

Converting X,Y,Y,Y,Y, Z Worksheet Data to Simple X,Y, Z

Often experimental data representing a surface is not in simple x, y, z form required for 3D plotting and analysis. A simple LabTalk script can appropriately re-organize the data into a new worksheet.

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ID Number:1055

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:38:14 AM

Average Replicate Curves to find the mean and standard deviation

Enter or import your data into the assays worksheet template, a custom Origin worksheet template that you can use to find the mean as well as standard deviation of the set of XYY or XYXY data.

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ID Number:1054

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:37:58 AM

Accessing the data for a spline or b-spline curve

When you plot data as line or line + symbol and set the line connection to spline or b-spline, Origin provides a couple techniques to access the spline/b-spline data.

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ID Number:101

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:37:30 AM

The axes size/length is determined by the layer area

The length of the axes is determined by the Layer Area settings on the Size/Speed tab of the Layer Properties dialog.

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ID Number:798

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:37:02 AM

Finding X and Y unknowns

In Origin 7 and 7.5, new Find X/Find Y functionality has been added to the Linear, Polynomial, or Sigmoidal Fit tools. In Origin 7 SR1 and above, this has also been added to the NLSF.

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ID Number:863

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:35:56 AM

The meaning of 'Auto' in the Set Column Values dialog

New to Origin 7.5, is the 'Auto' setting in the row indexes of the Set Column Values dialog. In previous versions, only row index numbers were allowed. In the 'From' field, 'Auto' still means row 1, but in the To field, 'Auto' means to the end of the dataset - which may change.

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ID Number:984

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/29/2005 11:26:11 AM

Network - Don't Show License Information Dialog to Additional Log In Users

Each log in user running a stand-alone network member is asked the FLEXlm server name on their first start up. This item describes how to prevent this.

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ID Number:1050

Item Category:FLEXlm Management

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/28/2005 12:23:40 PM

Selecting a Scientific Graphing and Data Analysis Software

The following article describes the considerations that must be made when evaluating scientific graphing and data analysis software. <-- deciding on a scientific graphing and technical data analysis software -->

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ID Number:736

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:6/9/2005 11:48:04 AM

Creating a Nonlinear Fitting Function Using External DLL

There is an add-on that can be downloaded from the File Exchange that provides necessary files and instructions for creating an External DLL-based fitting function.

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ID Number:1093

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/3/2005 5:21:25 PM

Fit a dataset with all functions in the NonLinear Fitter

A script is presented that fits a dataset with every function in the Non-Linear Curve Fitter.

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ID Number:1092

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/26/2005 4:16:32 PM

Effect on Sensory Nerves by Vertebral Column Movement

A neurophysiologist has performed studies designed to understand how mechanical movement of the vertebral column affects sensory nerves that innervate the paraspinal tissues.

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ID Number:999

Item Category:Layout Pages

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:27:36 AM

Discovering the Mysteries of Epilepsy Using pClamp Analysis

Researchers at Vanderbilt took advantage of Origin's ability to import and plot pClamp data, as well its ability to perform nonlinear curve fitting while performing an epilepsy study.

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ID Number:1031

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:27:30 AM

Automating pKa Curve Fitting Using Origin

Brian Bissett, a scientist at Pfizer Global Research & Development, has performed research related to the development of new medicinal drugs. His research involved the analysis of chemical compounds in order to determine their pKa values. These pKa values were then, in turn, used to predict whether or not a specific compound has or does not have drug-like properties.

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ID Number:1023

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:27:24 AM

Mapping the Density States of a Superconductor

A graduate student at the University of California at Berkeley, has performed research related to the study of experimental condensed matter physics. Using a scanning tunneling microscope, the student took an image of a high temperature superconductor called Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x and mapped the density of states of the superconductor as a function of energy.

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ID Number:1017

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:27:17 AM

Research in Spacecraft Propulsion Technology

The Propulsion Research Center at NASA/MSFC researches and develops technologies for use in "in-space" propulsion of spacecraft. Research scientists there have been working with electric propulsion (EP) engines. In recent months one researcher has been using Origin as a graphics package for the presentation of research results.

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ID Number:1010

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:27:10 AM

Multiphysics Displayed in Origin

Multiphysics Displayed in Origin: Laser Synthesis of Nanoparticles

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ID Number:1002

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:27:05 AM

How to use Origin

This generic case study illustrates how a typical user might use Origin during his/her daily work.

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ID Number:989

Item Category:Miscellaneous

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:26:54 AM

New Analytical Method Helps Verify Chemical Weapons Compliance

The ability of new analytical method to measure fluid properties within a closed container will help to verify compliance with the chemical weapons treaty. The new method will enable inspectors to determine if artillery shells and other sealed containers are filled with chemical warfare compounds without the time and expense of opening them.

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ID Number:731

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:25:44 AM

Italian Research Laboratory Analyzes Instabilities in Carbon Dioxide Lasers

The National Institute of Optics, Florence, Italy, has demonstrated spatial and temporal instabilities in carbon dioxide lasers, by displaying data using three-dimensional charts that graph beam intensity as the third dimension on top of an XY axis that represents the cross-section of the beam.

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ID Number:726

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/26/2005 10:25:37 AM

Automated Dose Response Curve Fitting

AstraZeneca (Alderley Park, UK) has developed a customized data processing application in Origin that can analyze up to 2,000 datasets per hour, an improvement of 50 to 100-fold over the number that scientists could analyze using previous methods.

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ID Number:1091

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:5/24/2005 10:35:28 AM

Fitting Multiple Data Sets

Fitting Multiple Data Sets

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ID Number:915

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/14/2005 9:49:33 AM

Simplifying LC data analysis using Origin

A custom routine that automates calibration and curve fitting reduces the time to analyze polymer compositional distribution liquid chromatography (LC) data by 50%.

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ID Number:1085

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:4/7/2005 10:24:49 AM

Change column width in a column graph.

To change the column width in a column graph, open Plot Details dialog box and change the Gap between Bars setting (on the Spacing tab.

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ID Number:440

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/23/2005 4:35:35 PM

One legend for multiple layers

Each layer in a graph has its own legend object, but you can create one legend for the entire graph by checking the "Include Data Plots from All Layers" checkbox on the Legend tab of the Plot Details dialog, when the Graph itself is the active graph element as seen in the hierarchical tree structure of the Plot Details dialog.

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ID Number:994

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/23/2005 4:34:03 PM

Create your own color list for grouped datasets

The Style toolbar is useful for formatting both text labels and other annotations as well as data plot attributes such as line color. For grouped plotted datasets, you can now create your own incremental color lists.

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ID Number:985

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/23/2005 3:52:10 PM

Curve Fitting made easy

One of our senior software developers has written an article about curve fitting for the Industrial Physicist web site.

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ID Number:914

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:2/10/2005 2:25:02 PM

Copy and Paste Graph Formats allow for quick formatting of an added plot

After you add a data plot to an existing graph, you can now in one step format it to look like another plotted dataset.

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ID Number:1077

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/18/2005 11:38:14 AM

Fan Performance Curves - A Customized Application for Greenheck Fan

OriginLab's Application department, in cooperation with Greenheck Fan Corporation, has developed a custom fan curve application and interface to replace an existing and cumbersome interface and set of Fortran routines.

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ID Number:1078

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:12/22/2004 11:55:50 AM

AIDS Vaccine Development

A group of researchers at the Washington National Primate Research Center are currently performing in depth research into various aspects of human biology, specializing in the development and assessment of AIDS vaccine efficacy. Origin is used to collate, organize, statistically analyze and visually display the data obtained during their research.

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ID Number:1040

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:12/22/2004 11:49:34 AM

Using the Zoom Tool

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to zoom tool to zoom in on your data for closer inspection.

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ID Number:963

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:12/17/2004 9:21:58 AM

How to convert an integer or double to a string or vice versa in Origin C

The Format member function of the string data type will format and store a series of characters and values in the string.

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ID Number:1064

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Origin C Code

Last Modified:12/16/2004 5:39:26 PM

Service Release 5 for German Origin 7.5

This service release can only be applied to German Origin 7.5 SR3 (build 853). To verify your version, select Help:About Origin

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ID Number:1075

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:11/29/2004 2:53:26 PM

Use the data function to create a column of time values

If you know the start time value, and you want to create your X column of data, you can use the Data( ) function in the Set Column Values dialog.

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ID Number:1073

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:11/22/2004 4:35:19 PM

Script breaks a single dataset into groups of a specified size

This script will take one column of data and create multiple columns of data of a specified size. For example, if you have 100 data points and you want to break it up into groups of 10, you'd get 10 new columns of data.

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ID Number:1065

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:11/11/2004 11:35:30 AM

Adding a linked layer to a graph

A simple Labtalk script to add a linked layer to a graph. It can be placed in a button or added to a menu.

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ID Number:1071

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:11/10/2004 1:44:51 PM

Popular Speed Keys

Some frequently used Speed Keys that help reduce effort.

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ID Number:1051

Item Category:Miscellaneous

Material Type:Updated Files

Last Modified:11/10/2004 1:30:32 PM

How to add fill color under a selected range of a curve

A simple three step method for adding fill color under a selected range of a curve using menu commands.

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ID Number:1070

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:11/9/2004 3:22:53 PM

Importing .MAT MATLAB files into ORIGIN75

Limitations on importing MATLAB .MAT files are described.

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ID Number:1061

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Documentation Update

Last Modified:11/9/2004 1:27:12 PM

Service Release 5 for Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to English Origin 7.5 SR2 (7.5817) or English Origin 7.5 SR4 (7.5853). Previous builds (SR0, version 7.5714, and SR1, version 7.5776) need to patch to SR2 first. To verify your version, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:1068

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:11/5/2004 11:57:58 AM

Service Release 4 for Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to English Origin 7.5 SR2 (7.5817) or English Origin 7.5 SR3 (7.5852). Previous builds (SR0, version 7.5714, and SR1, version 7.5776) need to patch to sr2 first. To verify your version, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:1043

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:11/5/2004 11:41:32 AM

How to prevent additional log in users from being asked to register

When you register your Origin installation by entering a Registration ID in the Registration dialog box, or by entering your node locked license file text with a Registation ID in the License Information dialog box, then Origin is registered for your current Windows log in account. This item discusses how to register your installation for all Windows log in accounts.

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ID Number:1067

Item Category:FLEXlm Management

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:10/27/2004 3:16:23 PM

How Do I Run a LabTalk Script?

If you have a LabTalk script it's easy to execute in the Script Window.

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ID Number:1056

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:10/4/2004 4:38:14 PM

Opening an Excel Workbook as an Origin Worksheet using LabTalk

The following example will allow you to import the data from an MS Excel workbook directly into an Origin Worksheet.

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ID Number:749

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:9/23/2004 11:07:14 AM

Adding an inset graph

You can create an inset graph from the Layer Tool.

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ID Number:869

Item Category:DAQ

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:9/16/2004 12:56:37 PM

Extracting data by groups

A script is presented that extracts data in one column by groups found in another column.

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ID Number:684

Item Category:Miscellaneous

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:9/10/2004 10:27:56 AM

The original size of Dataset object is 0

In Origin C, the originla size of Dataset is 0. So before use it you must set size, otherwise will cause error.

< -!Iris Dataset- >

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ID Number:1053

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:8/13/2004 6:54:45 AM

FFT frequency transforms

Using FFT for Transforms in the Frequency Domain

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ID Number:104

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:8/12/2004 11:53:27 AM

Moving an Origin Server - How to Reset the Origin Clients

If you have installed an Origin server and Origin clients, and you need to move (or reinstall) the Origin server to a new location, you can edit each Origin client's ServerPath.ini file with the new Origin sever location.

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ID Number:1052

Item Category:Miscellaneous

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:7/30/2004 2:24:01 PM

Service Release 3 for Japanese Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to Japanese Origin 7.5 SR2 (7.5817). Previous builds (SR1, version 7.5776) need to patch to sr2 first. To verify your version, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:1048

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:6/28/2004 11:06:19 AM

Patch 2 for Japanese Origin 7.5

Patch 2 for Origin 7.5J addresses issues with the Japanese Release version and all previous Service Releases (JSR1) of Origin/OriginPro 7.5J.

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ID Number:1047

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:6/23/2004 1:17:13 PM

Service Release 3 for German Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to both German Origin 7.5 SR2 (build 803b) and German Origin 7.5 SR2.1 (build 824). To verify your version, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:1045

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:6/22/2004 12:18:05 PM

Origin C is faster than LabTalk but slower than native C compilers

Origin C is a full featured high level programming language closely based on the ANSI C programming language syntax. Origin C is faster than Labtalk but is slower than native C compilers since it does not create directly executable machine code.

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ID Number:1044

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/21/2004 11:17:03 AM

The Plot Setup Dialog

New for Origin 7.5 is the Plot Setup dialog which replaces the old Select Columns for Plotting dialog. This dialog lets you assign plot properties for datasets (columns) and in some cases allows simultaneous plotting from multiple datasets.

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ID Number:987

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/14/2004 10:15:33 AM

Origin C "Address Of" Operator is &

The & character is the “address of” operator in standard C and returns the memory address or a pointer to the object which follows it.

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ID Number:995

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/14/2004 10:12:16 AM

Make a Windrose plot in Origin

A windrose plot is used by meteorologists and can be made by modifying an Origin Polar Plot.

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ID Number:1042

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/4/2004 2:23:12 PM

Text Editing in Origin

Text Control and In-Place Editing are compared and options are described.

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ID Number:858

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/27/2004 10:13:28 AM

Column Labels, Label Columns, Spreadsheets and Fruit

Data and Text mix well in Origin, as long as you understand worksheets.

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ID Number:913

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/27/2004 10:10:03 AM

Proper use of STAT object to do Linear Regression

Three methods of Linear Regression are available in Origin. The LR method of the STAT object provides power and ease of use.

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ID Number:1036

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:5/27/2004 10:05:46 AM

Creating a worksheet using LabTalk

You can create a worksheet called TEST using the script: " win -t data origin TEST; wo -n 1 X; wo -n 2 P1;".

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ID Number:548

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:5/27/2004 10:04:25 AM

Controlling the size and position of a window by LabTalk

Controlling position and size of windows created in the Origin workspace.

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ID Number:389

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/27/2004 10:03:21 AM

Calculating Moving Averages and Group Averages

Details about Origin's Adjacent Average, it's relation to Moving Average and calculating a Group Average.

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ID Number:298

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:5/27/2004 10:00:05 AM

Origin's internal value used for Date formatted data

Detailed information about the internal numeric system for storing Date formatted data.

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ID Number:295

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:5/27/2004 9:59:46 AM

Making LabTalk Scripts run faster

Tips to make your LabTalk scripts run faster.

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ID Number:251

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/27/2004 9:59:31 AM

Using the GETPTS LabTalk command with scripts

Details on how to program the GETPTS command to work with your script.

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ID Number:69

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:5/27/2004 9:58:24 AM

Origin crashes and System conflicts

If Origin is repeatedly crashing, there is probably a system conflict that needs to be resolved.

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ID Number:38

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/27/2004 9:51:58 AM

Origin's 'Missing Values'

A Definition of what constitutes a 'Missing Value' in Origin

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ID Number:31

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Limitation

Last Modified:5/27/2004 9:51:18 AM

Suppress Reminder messages that open during a batch process script

Batch processing routines do not allow for user input, so need a way through script of setting the value for the OK/Yes or Cancel/NO button in the Reminder Message dialog.

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ID Number:1033

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:5/26/2004 11:25:37 AM

This User vs All Users

If the person who installed Origin chose "This user only" instead of "All Users", then when another logged in user to the machine tries to run Origin, Origin displays this message. This prevents anyone except the user that installed Origin from running Origin.

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ID Number:1038

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/20/2004 3:43:59 PM

Help! I can't open Help files from the Help menu.

What to do when another application hijacks a file extension.

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ID Number:1037

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/14/2004 9:53:47 AM

download the MOCA update&ID=1035&language=English&Version=7.5"> MOCA Examples for Origin 7.5

In Origin 7.5, the MOCA examples were not included in the installation. To get the updated files, download the MOCA update here.

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ID Number:1035

Item Category:Miscellaneous

Material Type:Download

Last Modified:4/23/2004 10:52:05 AM

Shutting Off Speed Mode for all graphs

Setting the Speed Mode parameters in a System Theme can shut off Speed Mode in all subsequent graphs.

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ID Number:1032

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/23/2004 9:06:35 AM

Converting Calendar Date to Time in days and vice versa

A simple example that shows how easy using Origin to Convert from Calandar Date to Time in days and vice versa.

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ID Number:1034

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/20/2004 5:14:43 PM

Direct Conversion data from Worksheet to Matrix

OriginC can be used to realize direct Conversion of data from Worksheet into Matrix in OriginC

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ID Number:1030

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/12/2004 2:51:01 PM

Import a bmp image file into Origin Matrix window

I would like to read a bmp image into a specified Origin matrix. In OriginC, we can use LabTalk.Image object to realize it.

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ID Number:1027

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/8/2004 3:27:50 PM

Using ODBC with MySQL server may require use of --ansi option

ODBC import of data from a MySQL server may result in no Tables/Views listed.

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ID Number:885

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/5/2004 1:53:56 PM

Label the (x,y) coordinates of a data point

This button will label the (x,y) coordinates of a data point in a graph window.

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ID Number:1024

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/5/2004 1:49:27 PM

Return multiple LabTalk values from an Origin C function.

You can only return one value from an Origin C function. To simulate returning multiple values, pass the values by reference as function arguments.

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ID Number:1007

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/2/2004 12:26:32 PM

Don't use %A to %Y when passing long strings from OriginC to LabTalk

When using %A to get long strings from OriginC, you will find %A cannot store more than 260 characters. Use A$ to replace %A, and all characters will be stored.

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ID Number:1005

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/2/2004 12:26:15 PM

Use of global variables in OriginC

When you want to access a variable in various functions, you can define the variable as static.

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ID Number:1004

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/2/2004 11:01:14 AM

Put TEXT into a worksheet cell with OriginC

Usually you put numeric data in a worksheet with the Dataset class, however you can use the Dataset::SetText(int nRow, LPCSTR lpcszTextValue) function to put a string into a worksheet cell.

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ID Number:1008

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/2/2004 10:49:00 AM

Linear fit a SUB range of a curve in the active graph and show the fit curve

Sometimes you want to make a linear fit on a part of a Curve in one graph. You can get a sub range data set from the current Curve, fit the sub range and plot the result.

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ID Number:1011

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/2/2004 10:47:46 AM

Clear worksheet by Worksheet::SetSize method in Origin C

With Origin 7.5 SR1 and later, the SetSize method is supported to resize and remove data from a worksheet.

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ID Number:1025

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/30/2004 10:23:35 PM

Arrays of Datasets or Vectors in OriginC

Prior to Origin 7.5 SR1, only vector and matrix objects can be used in an array. With Origin 7.5 SR1 and later, you can now create arrays of Datasets. An array of datasets can be created that is attached to all columns in a worksheet.

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ID Number:1026

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/30/2004 10:20:34 PM

Access Sections and Keys of ini file by INIFile class

We can use INIFile class to access ini file to replace LabTalk ini object.

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ID Number:1028

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/30/2004 10:15:06 PM

In Origin C, Import a specified range (partial import) from an ASCII file

The following sample code is an example to show importing selected rows and columns from an ASCII file into an Origin worksheet window.

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ID Number:1029

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/30/2004 10:13:20 PM

Accessing External Functions in a DLL with Origin C.

External functions residing in a DLL can easily be called from OriginC. The DLL is loaded using the #pragma dll command and then prototyped immediately afterward in the same header file. The function can then be called just like any other Origin C function.

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ID Number:997

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 2:33:18 PM

When Passing Strings to Origin C Use LabTalk $ String Variables to Maintain Case

Under certain circumstances literal strings and % string variables passed from a LabTalk script to an Origin C function may be upper cased. Use LabTalk $ string variables to ensure that strings passed from LabTalk to Origin C always maintain their original case.

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ID Number:1001

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 2:30:06 PM

LabTalk exist function can check for Origin C functions

The LabTalk exist function can also check for Origin C functions, and check the return type.

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ID Number:1006

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 1:23:13 PM

Remove a data plot from Graph Layer using OC

There are two functions to remove a data plot from a Graph Layer: One is GraphLayer :: RemoveLayer, and another is DataPlot :: Destroy().

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ID Number:1022

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 1:17:41 PM

Write character strings to Progress Bar, Status Bar, Results Log window, etc.

Origin C provide methods to write character strings to special windows, such as Progress bar, Status bar, Compile Output window and so on.

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ID Number:1021

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 1:14:51 PM

Use ‘try & catch’ to avoid COM error using OriginC

When you invoke a COM function, sometimes errors maybe cause an application crash or runtime error. We can use “try & catch” to avoid this case.

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ID Number:1016

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 1:07:07 PM

Create a XYXY graph using Origin C

You can use Vector XYXY in the Plot menu to make an XYXY Vector graph, or you can use OriginC to create an XYXY Vector graph.

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ID Number:1015

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 1:06:20 PM

Change the type of the symbol in a plot

I want to set the symbol shape in a line+symbol plot. I use AddPlot function to add a plot.

int nPlot = grphLayer.AddPlot(crvData,IDM_PLOT_LINESYMB);

How can I set the type of the symbol by OriginC?

Keywords: 

ID Number:1014

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 1:00:08 PM

Display a group of file types in an open file dialog

In a general case, we may want to have more than one file type in an opening file dialog. We need to format the file type string to show properly in the open dialog.

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ID Number:1013

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/24/2004 12:54:13 PM

Updated Dialog Builder AppWizard for OriginPro 7.5

The OriginPro 7.5 Dialog Builder AppWizard does not allow users to specify Origin C or LabTalk names when adding tab or wizard pages. This file update fixes the problem.

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ID Number:1020

Item Category:Origin Professional

Material Type:Updated Files

Last Modified:3/23/2004 1:44:32 PM

Copy/Paste of Layers

You can graphically select the layer and then right-click and choose Copy from the shortcut menu. You can then paste the layer onto the same graph or a different graph window. In both cases, it creates a new layer. It is not an image, but a true Origin layer object.

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ID Number:1019

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/20/2004 11:11:06 PM

The Maximum Number of Datasets that can be Simultaneously Fit using the NLSF

The maximum number of datasets that can be simultaneously fit using the NLSF is determined by the number of unknown quantities.

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ID Number:261

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Limitation

Last Modified:3/19/2004 9:02:35 AM

Service Release 2.1 for German Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to German Origin 7.5 SR2 (version 7.5803). To verify your version, select Help:About Origin

Keywords: 

ID Number:1012

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:3/15/2004 4:00:04 PM

Stripping quotes from a string variable

The following code can be used to trim left and right quotes from cell values in an Origin worksheet.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1009

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Origin C Code

Last Modified:3/8/2004 4:03:04 PM

Changing the "Start New Project" default setting

When you start a new project, Origin opens with a worksheet. This is a user setting, set from the Options dialog, opened by selecting Tools:Options. On the Open/Close tab you can change the "Start New Project" from Origin worksheet to Excel Workbook or Empty Graph, etc.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1003

Item Category:Setting Preferences

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/5/2004 1:56:35 PM

Active X and DDE support

Beginning with OriginPro 7.5, OriginPro supports Active X. Origin has always supported DDE as a Client and OriginPro has always supported DDD as a Server. You can find more information regarding OriginPro in the Product area on our website.

Keywords: 

ID Number:549

Item Category:Origin Professional

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/4/2004 10:56:31 AM

Recovering worksheets and graphs from a damaged Origin Project

Origin produces a backup project when you open an Origin project in case the Origin project is later damaged.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1000

Item Category:Projects

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/2/2004 11:28:05 AM

Service Release 2 for Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to English Origin 7.5 SR0 (version 7.5714) or English Origin 7.5 SR1 (version 7.5776). To verify your version, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:998

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:3/1/2004 5:32:14 PM

Editing Group Incremental Features

New features of Group Incremental plots give added plotting capabilities. Some of the changes may affect the way you edit these plots.

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ID Number:986

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/27/2004 10:00:44 AM

Updating the Legend in your Graph Window

Learn about ways to update a legend when adding new data plots to an Origin graph.

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ID Number:638

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/27/2004 10:00:03 AM

Using the Symbol Map to enter special characters in a text label

With Origin 7.0, new in-place text editing offers access to a Symbol Map similar to the Windows Character Map for entering special characters into your text label. Learn how to use it here.

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ID Number:774

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/27/2004 9:55:13 AM

Including the Path and File Name on your Origin Graph

Follow the steps in this item to place a text object containing the path and file name of the project file on all graphs.

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ID Number:509

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/23/2004 6:51:03 PM

Concatenating datasets

This script will combine all the columns in a worksheet into one column.

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ID Number:748

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/23/2004 11:22:13 AM

Using Constants in the NLSF

The Use and Advantages of the Constants Text Box in the NLSF

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ID Number:106

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/12/2004 4:05:34 PM

Batch fitting with LabTalk script

If you want to fit the same column of data in multiple worksheets to the same fitting function, automate the process by including a fitting script inside a doc -e W { } control structure.

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ID Number:740

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/12/2004 2:53:00 PM

Exporting a Layout Page by Origin version

Origin 4.1 and 5.0 do not support the exporting of a layout page. However, Origin 6.X and 7.X do.

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ID Number:384

Item Category:Layout Pages

Material Type:Limitation

Last Modified:2/10/2004 3:07:52 PM

This Origin C function deletes a row of data in a matrix window

This Origin C function deletes a specified row in a matrix window.

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ID Number:873

Item Category:Matrix Windows

Material Type:Origin C Code

Last Modified:2/9/2004 4:15:04 PM

Difference shows up when using limit command for wks and graph

Limit command will calculate limits based on the DISPLAYED points in the graph. If Speed Mode is ON, then the number of displayed points may be less than the total number of points in the data.

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ID Number:446

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/9/2004 12:21:39 PM

Transpose two columns into one row

The following script will transpose two columns of data into one row.

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ID Number:927

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/9/2004 11:44:34 AM

Simplifying carbon nanotube identification

Carbon nanotubes belong to the fullerene family, a molecular form of carbon quite distinct from diamond and graphite. These cylindrical structures of carbon atoms take two forms: single-walled nanotubes (SWNTs) and multiwalled nanotubes (MWNTs), each of which has its advantages and disadvantages for different applications...

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ID Number:991

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:2/6/2004 11:24:20 AM

ASCIMPORT object allows Read/Write access to Worksheet Template properties

You can use the undocumented ASCIMPORT object to read and write worksheet template properties

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ID Number:875

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Documentation Update

Last Modified:2/5/2004 11:41:21 AM

Do not call overloaded OriginC functions from LabTalk

While OriginC functions can be overloaded, LabTalk can not, so it should never call an overloaded function.

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ID Number:884

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Origin C Code

Last Modified:2/5/2004 11:39:36 AM

Statistical Correlation Coefficient

The Linear Fit Tool can be used to calculate the Statistical Correlation Coefficient.

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ID Number:891

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/5/2004 11:38:59 AM

Partial ASCII Import With LabTalk Script

You can specify a range of data for ASCII Import when you only need to read part of your data files.

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ID Number:894

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/5/2004 11:28:43 AM

How the FFT determines whether to truncate a dataset or pad with zeroes

When performing an FFT, the size of a dataset must be an integral power of 2. This document describes the method Origin uses to determine the proper size for the FFT.

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ID Number:570

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:2/5/2004 11:23:22 AM

Hiding the Toolbar Spacer after you Close a Workbook

Explains what the toolbar spacer is and shows how to hide it - either once or 'permanently'.

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ID Number:781

Item Category:Toolbars

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/5/2004 11:20:04 AM

The Active Dataset

Change the active dataset to allow tools and analysis to work on any dataset. Use a faster method for switching the Active Dataset.

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ID Number:780

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/5/2004 11:19:20 AM

Docking and undocking tools in the Origin workspace

Demonstrates how tools can be moved easily.

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ID Number:779

Item Category:Toolbars

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:50:23 AM

Plotting to the pCLAMP graph template after import

Plot into the pCLAMP graph template by selecting Plot : Template (in Origin 6.X) or Plot : Template Library (in Origin 7.X).

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ID Number:866

Item Category:pCLAMP

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:49:58 AM

Merging multiple graph windows onto one page

Merging Graph Windows

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ID Number:912

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:42:08 AM

Annotations in Origin 7

Annotations are a key component of a well-executed graph. Origin 7 features completely redesigned text editing and drawing methods.

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ID Number:867

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:41:26 AM

2D Graphs Extended Toolbar - more 2D plot types!

Demonstrates the 2D Graphs Extended Toolbar.

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ID Number:778

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:40:37 AM

Automation of Tasks Using Origin C

Repetitive tasks can be easily automated in Origin. Using Origin C, Origin's programming language, you can write a routine to automate your application and thus shorten the amount of time spent graphing and analyzing your data.

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ID Number:895

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:39:55 AM

ASCII Import options (importing multiple datasets)

Demonstrates import of simple ASCII data as new columns

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ID Number:785

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:38:09 AM

Ignoring extraneous datapoints when fitting

Demonstrates the Mask Tool

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ID Number:786

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:35:43 AM

Performing a fit on a region of data

Shows how to use the datamarkers and fit a region of data

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ID Number:784

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:35:18 AM

How to control the size of a graph for copy/paste into another application

Shows how Copy Page Ratio works.

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ID Number:782

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:34:47 AM

Radar Plots

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ID Number:928

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:33:28 AM

Plotting theta data

‹!-- theta polar -->

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ID Number:917

Item Category:Miscellaneous

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/4/2004 10:20:09 AM

Adding your previous user-defined fitting functions to new version of Origin

How to add user-defined fitting functions

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ID Number:911

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/3/2004 6:21:38 PM

Script Window behavior change in Origin 7/7.5

Pressing the ENTER key while on a particular line of script in the Script Window causes the line of script to execute. To create a new, empty line within a script, one must now press the CTRL and ENTER keys simultaneously.

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ID Number:830

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/3/2004 6:18:43 PM

Changing the default Sigmoidal fit line color for the Sigmoidal Fit Tool

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ID Number:871

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/3/2004 6:16:21 PM

Limit to the amount of Script in the Script Window

Limits to script sizes run from the Script Window.

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ID Number:257

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Limitation

Last Modified:2/3/2004 6:08:24 PM

Using LabTalk to duplicate a worksheet then get name of the new worksheet

In order to assign the name of a duplicated worksheet window to a string variable you can minimize the original worksheet window.

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ID Number:551

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/3/2004 6:06:55 PM

Adding new layers and axes in Origin

When adding a new layer, linked top X (or linked right Y) axis, and you want to display an alternate axis, make sure the option to display Y axes (or X axes) is selected for that layer.

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ID Number:557

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/3/2004 6:01:16 PM

Hollow/Solid pattern fill for Column Plots

Hollow/Solid pattern fill for Column Plots

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ID Number:583

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/3/2004 5:55:15 PM

Creating a border (or box) around text objects in graph windows

You can create a border (or box) around text objects using the Text Control dialog box.

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ID Number:591

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/3/2004 5:48:41 PM

Using a while loop simulation

Script example using a for loop (while loop simulation)

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ID Number:659

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/3/2004 5:44:08 PM

Placing all objects in the active window into a string variable

This script example places all objects contained in the active window into %Z

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ID Number:661

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/3/2004 5:43:22 PM

How to Delete a Layer in a Graph Window

This script example illustrates how to delete layer 2 of the active graph window.

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ID Number:662

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/3/2004 5:41:35 PM

Saving the Notes Window using LabTalk

How to save the Notes Window in script via a Save As dialog box

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ID Number:681

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/3/2004 5:37:54 PM

A script example that does a calculation across the entire worksheet

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ID Number:831

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:2/3/2004 5:36:35 PM

Import Wizard Controls Column Names and Labels

If you import ASCII data files that contain multiple rows of text (header information), then the new Import Wizard will give you better control over which text is used for Column Names and which text is used for Column Labels. Additional features provide even more functionality.

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ID Number:988

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/29/2004 1:38:47 PM

Bubble-Based Chemical Sensing for the Process Industries

An elegant liquid analysis technique combines passive acoustic listening and active ultrasonic Doppler observation to ascertain the physical properties of even opaque liquids.

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ID Number:982

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:12/23/2003 4:32:50 PM

Service Release 1 for Origin 7.5

This service release can be applied to English Origin 7.5 SR0 (version 7.5714). To verify your version, select Help:About Origin.

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ID Number:981

Item Category:Patches

Material Type:Patches

Last Modified:12/12/2003 4:31:16 PM

Automation Server - LabVIEW™

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to use Origin's Automation Server support to communicate between LabVIEW™ and Origin.

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ID Number:980

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 12:01:56 PM

Automation Server - Excel

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to use Origin's Automation Server Support to call Origin from Micrsoft® Excel.

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ID Number:979

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 12:00:11 PM

Automating Your Work

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to automate tasks in Origin. This is particularly useful when you use Origin for repetitive tasks.

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ID Number:978

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:57:23 AM

Using Origin C Functions in Set Column Values

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to use Origin C functions in the worksheet's Set Column Values dialog.

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ID Number:977

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:55:33 AM

Creating Custom Dialogs for User Input

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create simple, programmable dialogs for your customized graphing and analysis routines.

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ID Number:976

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:53:28 AM

Introduction to Programming in Origin

This multimedia tutorial introduces you to programming concepts in Origin.

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ID Number:975

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:51:51 AM

Creating New (user-defined) Toolbars

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create a user-defined toolbar.

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ID Number:974

Item Category:Toolbars

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:49:59 AM

Customizing the Origin Workspace

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to customize the Origin workspace to work for you.

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ID Number:973

Item Category:Setting Preferences

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:48:34 AM

Exporting Graphs/OLE

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to export graphs to a file or to another application.

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ID Number:972

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:47:01 AM

Creating Layout Pages for Publication of your Graphs and Data

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to use Origin's Layout page to arrange your graphs, text, and data into a presentation that is publication-ready.

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ID Number:971

Item Category:Layout Pages

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:45:36 AM

Creating Image Plots, Image Histograms, and Image Profile Plots

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create image plots, image histograms, and image profile plots.

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ID Number:970

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:43:59 AM

Importing Image Data Into a Matrix/Region of Interest

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to import image data into a matrix and use the region of interest tool on the Tools toolbar.

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ID Number:969

Item Category:Matrix Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:42:39 AM

Statistics - Performing Survival Analysis

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to perform Survival Analysis in Origin.

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ID Number:968

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:41:10 AM

Performing FFT/FFT Filtering

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to perform fast fourier transforms (FFT) in Origin, as well as FFT smoothing.

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ID Number:967

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:39:24 AM

Defining and Fitting to a User-defined Fitting Function

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to define and fit to a user-defined fitting function in the nonlinear least squares fitter (NLSF).

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ID Number:966

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:37:46 AM

Performing Linear Regression

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to perform linear regression. The Linear Fit tool is used.

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ID Number:964

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:35:20 AM

Performing Nonlinear Regression

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to perform nonlinear regression using several different methods.

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ID Number:965

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:35:11 AM

Using the Data Selector Tool

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to how to use the Data Selector tool to, among other things, restrict your data plot to a specific range for analysis.

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ID Number:962

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:30:10 AM

Using the Data Reader Tool

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to use the Data Reader tool on the Tools toolbar to explore your data.

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ID Number:961

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:28:08 AM

Converting Random XYZ Data to a Matrix using Random XYZ Gridding Methods

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to convert random XYZ data to a matrix using random XYZ gridding methods.

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ID Number:960

Item Category:Matrix Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:26:21 AM

Creating 3D Surface/Contour Plots from XYZ Worksheet Data

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create 3D surface and contour plots from XYZ worksheet data, including how to convert your data to a matrix.

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ID Number:959

Item Category:Matrix Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:24:50 AM

Creating a 3D XYZ Scatter/Trajectory Plot

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create 3D Scatter and Trajectory plots from XYZ worksheet data.

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ID Number:958

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:23:12 AM

Creating Shape Annotations (Drawing Tools)

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create shapes on your graphs to enhance your annotations.

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ID Number:957

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:21:25 AM

Adding and Editing Text on Your Graph

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to add and edit text labels on your graph. It also shows you how to access special characters and create shortcuts to commonly used phrases/characters.

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ID Number:956

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:20:22 AM

Creating a Double-Y Axis Plot

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create a Double-Y axis plot to show Y data that differs greatly in magnitude. This is a two layer (panel) graph.

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ID Number:955

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:18:45 AM

Learn Layer Fundamentals

This multimedia tutorial shows you the fundamentals of graph layers.

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ID Number:954

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:16:50 AM

Creating and Using Themes/System Theme

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create and use a Theme - a collection of graph formatting properties. It also shows you how to set a System Theme for all graphs created in the future.

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ID Number:953

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:14:51 AM

Using Copy/Paste Format to Update a Graph

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to copy and paste the formatting of specific graph elements from one graph to another.

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ID Number:952

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:12:47 AM

Utilizing User-defined Graph Templates

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to take advantage of the ability to create user-defined graph templates.

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ID Number:951

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:11:20 AM

Using the Plot Setup Dialog

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to use Origin's Plot Setup dialog to create and edit data plots (graphs).

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ID Number:950

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:09:46 AM

Creating and Editing a Data Plot

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to create and edit a data plot (graph).

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ID Number:949

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:07:47 AM

Sorting and Normalizing Your Data

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to perform a custom sort on worksheet data as well as how to perform data normalization.

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ID Number:948

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:06:25 AM

Using the Set Column Values Dialog

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to use the worksheet's Set Column Values dialog.

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ID Number:947

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:04:41 AM

Importing Databases Using ODBC Support

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to use Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) to import data from a database.

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ID Number:946

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:02:56 AM

Importing MATLAB® Data

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to perform an application-assisted import of MATLAB workspace data.

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ID Number:945

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 11:00:52 AM

Opening and Plotting Microsoft® Excel Data in Origin

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to open and utilize Excel workbook data inside Origin.

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ID Number:944

Item Category:Excel Workbooks

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 10:59:24 AM

Utilizing a User-defined Import Filter File

The Import Wizard allows you to save your import settings to a filter file for later use. This multimedia tutorial shows you how that filter file can be used.

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ID Number:943

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 10:57:39 AM

Accessing Stored ASCII File Header Information

Learn how to access the header information stored in an ASCII file after importing the data using Origin's Import Wizard.

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ID Number:942

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 10:54:12 AM

Importing data using the Import Wizard

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to import data using Origin's Import Wizard.

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ID Number:941

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:10/24/2003 10:45:29 AM

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