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The following tables list key Origin resources available to you. If you purchased Origin from a local distributor, your Origin distributor may provide additional resources. Please contact your distributor to learn more.

Direct Support Resources for Origin

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Technical Support
  • Phone or email OriginLab
  • Report a bug
  • Suggest a feature
Chat Online
  • Chat online with an OriginLab representative

... and click the Chat icon in the upper-right corner
User Forum
  • Share information with and get help from the Origin user community
Training and Consulting
  • Making optimal use of OriginLab products
  • Help in developing custom tools for your particular application

Resources Installed with your Origin Software

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Origin Central
  • Start a fresh workbook or matrix book
  • Load sample graphs, sample projects or analysis templates
  • Find Origin Apps
  • Watch videos or work tutorials
Help: Origin Central (or press F11)
Help Files
  • Online or local (CHM) Help for Origin (GUI, Programming)
Help: Check for Updates (to update Help files)
Context-sensitive Help
  • Control-by-control explanation of Origin dialog boxes
  • The dialog box must be open
  • Some dialogs have multiple sections/tabs and you may have to click on that section/tab to set the focus
Press F1


Click Question mark.png in the upper-right corner of the dialog box
Quick Help
  • Problems or questions that arise while using Origin
View: Quick Help


Help: Origin: Quick Help
  • Step-by-step instructions on performing many Origin operations, from the simple to the complex
Help: Origin : Tutorials

Online Resources for Origin

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Online Documentation
  • Product documentation
Help Center
  • Resources list
  • Installation and License Documentation
  • Contact Info
Video Tutorials
  • Help with a wide range of Origin's key features
  • Live and recorded webinars highlighting key features
Origin Blog
  • Blog posts with plenty of software tips and tricks
Case Studies
  • How others are using Origin in their work
Graph Gallery
  • Outstanding examples of Origin graphs, many of them submitted by the Origin community

Information on key Origin features often can be found by just doing a quick web search. Open a browser and search on phrases such as... "Origin shortcut keys", "LabTalk graph legend", or "OriginC NAG functions".


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