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Key Features by Version


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[-] Origin Interface

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

Smart Hint and Smart Hints Log

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worksheet Protection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Floating Graphs: Easier Placement of Graphs on Worksheet for creating Reports

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Display Statistics on Status Bar for Selected Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improved Data Info Window

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Support Left/Right Split of Project Explorer

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Easily Add or Remove Buttons from Toolbars

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shift+Alt+3 to Toggle the Script Window

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pause Update of Operation Output by Ctrl+Shift+P

 

 

 

 

 

 

Native 64-Bit and 32-Bit Application

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Message Log Window

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horizontal and Vertical Dividers to Split Worksheet

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Zoom and Pan on Graphs, Worksheets, Matrices and Layouts

 

 

 

Embed and Edit Microsoft Word, Excel and Equation ObjectsInside Graphs and Layouts

 

 

 

Customizable Data Info Display Window

 

 

 

Thumbnail and Metadata Support for Matrix

 

 

 

Password Protection for Project, and Audit Log of Project Save with Optional Password Protection

 

 

Insert Graph into Worksheet Cells

 

[-] Graph Types

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D OpenGL Waterfall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D Ternary Surface

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plot 3D or Contour from Virtual Matrix with Text X and Y values

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

3D OpenGL Graphs and Function Plots with Fast Rotation

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D Surface/Bar Plot From Worksheet XYZ Columns

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

3D Parametric Function Plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D Bar Plot with Z Error Bars

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D Scatter with Projections and Error Bars in X,Y, and Z Directions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scatter Matrix Improvement: Group Data Points, Insert Box Plot/Histogram in Diagonal Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support Special Point for 3D Scatter Graph

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Improved Polar Graph to Support Negative Numbers/Radius

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improved Pareto Chart to Combine Smaller Values

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2D/3D Function Plot and 2D Parametric Function Plot

 

 

 

 

 

Error Bar Improvement: Error Bar as Line, as Arc in Polar Graph, Option to Skip Error Bar, etc.

 

 

 

 

Contour Profile Plot from Worksheet Data with Uneven Spacing (Virtual Matrix or XYZ Columns)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D Error Bar Plot

 

 

 

View Movie

Contour or 3D Plot from Worksheet Data (Virtual Matrix)

 

 

 

Stock Charts: OHLC-Volume Chart and Japanese Candlestick

 

 

 

Ternary Contour Plot

 

 

 

 

 

[-] Graph Customization

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Batch Plotting - Duplicate Graphs by Using Data from Different Sheets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Box Chart Improvements: Outliers in Line, Data on Top of Box, Box Width/Position by Variable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edit Range and Axis Breaks support in 3D Graph

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manually Move 3D Planes Along the Axis Direction

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flatten and/or Shift 3D Surface in Z Direction by Percent of Scale Range

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intersecting Surface from different X or Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

3D Surface Improvements: Lighting Effect, Mesh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Move, Rotate and Resize 3D Graphs in an intuitive way

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Legend Improvement: Combination of Substitution Notations and Hide/Show Data Plot Directly

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Use the Context Menu to Quickly Change the X/Y Data for 2D Data Plots

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Support Clockwise/Counter Clockwise Ternary Plots

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Order Stacked Columns/Bars in Stacked Column/Bar Plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Axis Dialog for 3D Graphs

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Add Vertical or Horizontal Lines with Labels in 2D Graph Layers

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

"Insert Info Variable" Supports Plot Index

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

More Label Options for Annotation Tool

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scale Distribution Curve for Histogram Plot, as % of Tallest Bar

 

 

 

 

 

Output Distribution Curve Data and Parameters to Bin Worksheet for Histogram Plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Color Palette Improvements

 

 

 

 

Legend Improvements

 

 

 

 

Support for Nonlinear X and Y Axes, such as Log Axes, for 3D Surface and Contour Plots

 

 

 

Transparency and Gradient Fill Control for Graph Objects

 

 

 

Non-Linear Z-Axis and Y- and Z-Value Colormap Support for Waterfall Plots

 

 

 

Ternary Plot with Flexible Scale

 

 

 

View Movie

Multiple Intersecting Surfaces in 3D Graphs

 

 

 

[-] Gadgets

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Global Vertical Cursor Gadget Across Graphs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statistics Gadget Improvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

FFT Gadget

 

 

Statistics Gadget

 

 

[-] Importing

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Import SPC file in 64-bit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specify Channel When Importing MDF, NITDM, DIADem, Prism, pClamp, Matlab data files

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Import Multiple Images into the Same Matrix Sheet

 

 

 

Import Data in Unicode ASCII, CDF, and HDF5 Formats

 

 

Import Excel, Multi-Line CSV and Binary 2D Array

 

3rd Party Formats Support for pCLAMP 2.0, NI DIAdem/TDM, ETAS MDF, JCAMP-DX, NetCDF, etc.

 

Graphically Construct SQL Queries

 

ASCII and Binary Import Wizard Provides Visual Feedback during Import

Drag-and-Drop Data File from Windows Explorer into Origin

[-] Exporting

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creating Movies from Origin Windows using GUI Tool or Script

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graph Export Supports Transparency for PDF and EPS Format

 

 

 

 

 

 

Export Worksheet as Multi-Page PDF Document

 

 

Export ASCII Data to Existing File by Appending or Replacing

 

 

 

 

 

Export Workbook as NI TDM/TDMS File

 

Export Worksheet as Wave File

 

Graph Export Formats Include: AI, CGM, EPS, TIFF, PDF, JPEG, EMF, PSD, etc.

Export Image to Raster File Format

[-] Data Manipulation

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Data Filter: Easy and Quick Tool for Data Reduction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pivot Table Improvements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

XYZ Gridding in Logarithmic Scale

 

 

 

 

Reduce XY Data by Group, Reduce Data to Evenly Spaced X

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

Reduce Duplicate X Data, Reduce Data by Skipping Every N Points

 

 

New Find and Replace Tool for Numeric and Text Values

 

 

Trim Missing Values in Worksheet

 

Convert Table-Like Data into XYZ Columns

 

Worksheet Query (Extract Values from Worksheet)

 

[-] General Analysis

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Set Numeric Settings for Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis on Virtual Matrix based Plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support Data With Y Error in Batch Processing

 

 

 

 

 

 

User Defined Data Identifier in Report Sheets

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repeat Analysis on All Plots in Graph or All Columns in Worksheet

 

 

 

 

 

Batch Processing with Summary Report Using Analysis Templates™

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

Generate LabTalk Script Command from Current Dialog Settings

 

 

Compare Settings in Two Themes and List Differences

 

 

Analysis Templates™ with Custom Report Sheets for Repeat Analysis

 

Consolidated Reports with Collapsible Tables

 

Theme Support for Saving Dialog Settings

 

Recalculation of Results on Data or Parameter Change

 

Customize Graphs in Report Sheet

 

Run Analysis with Theme Settings Without Opening Dialog

 

[-] Curve Fitting

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIC Test for Model Comparison

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fitting with Implicit Functions (Orthogonal Regression)

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support Confidence Interval for Find-X/Find-Y Tool

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Determine the dataset order for independent fit in multi-data fit mode

 

 

 

 

 

Calculate Standard Error for Derived Parameter

 

 

 

 

 

Linear Fit with Support for X Error

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

Surface Fit with Multiple Peaks

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

New Fitting Function Builder for Fitting Function Creation

 

 

 

Rotated 2D Gaussian Function for 2D Surface Fitting

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

Partial Leverage Plot in Multiple Regression

 

Improved Residuals Analysis with Additional Residuals Plots

 

Improved Find-X/Find-Y Tool for Linear, Polynomial, and Nonlinear Fit

 

New Find-Z Tool for Nonlinear Surface/Matrix Fit

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Fitting Comparison

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[-] Peak Analysis

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add More Baseline and Peak Finding Methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improved Peak Analyzer Wizard

 

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

Peak Analyzer: Peak Finding

 

Peak Analyzer: Baseline Subtraction

 

Peak Analyzer: Baseline Detection

 

[-] Signal Processing

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

IIR Filter Design

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

Signal Envelope

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

Signal Decimation to Reduce/Resample Data

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Wavelet Analysis: 1D and 2D Decompose, 1D and 2D Reconstruction, Smooth, De-Noise, and Continuous Wavelet Transform

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

2D Correlation

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

[-] Statistics

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Power & Sample Size Tests (One/Two-Proportion, One/Two Variance)

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Distance Measures for Hierarchical Cluster Analysis

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grubbs Test and Q-test to Detect Outliers

 

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

Raw and Indexed Data Support for More Non-parametric Statistics Tools

 

 

 

 

 

Cutoff Value and Test Direction are Added for ROC Curve

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

 

 

More Normality TestMethods: Anderson-Darling, D'Agostino-K Squared, and Chen-Shapiro

 

 

 

 

 

Significance Level Support for Most of the Statistics Tools

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

 

Support for Periodic Data in 2D Binning

 

 

Survival Analysis: Kaplan-Meier Estimator, Cox Proportional Hazard Model, Weibull Fit, Test Equality of Survival Functions (Log-Rank, Breslow and Tarone-Ware)

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Nonparametric Tests: Sign Test, Wilcoxon Test for One Sample and Paired Sample, Two Sample Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test, Mann-Whitney Test, Kruskal-Wallis ANOVA, Mood's Median Test, Friedman ANOVA

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Power and Sample Size (One,Two and Paired-Sample t-Test, One Way ANOVA)

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

One Way ANOVA, Two Way ANOVA

 

 

One Way and Two Way Repeated ANOVA

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Hypothesis Testing: One Sample and Two-Sample t-Test, Pair-Sample t-Test, Welch Corrected t-Test

 

 

Hypothesis Testing: One Sample and Two Sample Hypothesis Tests for Variance

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Correlation Coefficient and Discrete Frequency

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

1D and 2D Frequency Count

[-] Mathematics

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Movie

Insert Range Variable/Column Label Cell by Selection in Set Column/Matrix Values Dialog

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Functions in Set Column/Matrix Values Dialog

 

 

 

 

 

Compute Polygon Area

 

 

 

Compute Surface Area and Matrix Area

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

 

Normalization Across Multiple Columns or Curves

 

 

3D Interpolation

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

1D Interpolation and Extrapolation

 

Interpolation and Extrapolation of Y From X

 

Trace Interpolation on XY Data

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Trace Interpolation on XYZ Data

 

2D Interpolation and Extrapolation

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

2D Volume Integration

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

[-] Image Handling

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

Image Crop, Rotate, Flip, Shear, Resize, Offset, Auto Trim

 

Spatial Image Filter (Average Filter, Gaussian Filter, Median Filter, Noise, Sharpen, Edge Detect)

 

User-Defined Spatial Image Filter

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Image Conversion: Image to Data, Color Image to Grayscale, Data to Image, Binary and Auto Binary

 

RBG Merge and RBG Split for Image

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Image Adjustment: Brightness, Contrast, Gamma, Hue, Saturation, Histogram Contrast, Histogram Equalization, etc.

 

Image Math: Alpha Blend, Pixel Logic, Replace Background, Subtract Background, Subtract Interpolated Background, etc.

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Morphological Filter

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Function Look Up Table

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

Mathematical Function for Pixel Values of Image

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

[PRO]

 

[-] Working with Excel

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

Import or Open XLSM File (Excel with Macro)

 

 

 

 

 

Maintain Cell Formats When Importing Excel File

 

Import or Open XLSX File

 

Set Column Designations When Importing Excel File

 

User-Defined Maximum Number of Empty Columns When Importing Excel File

 

Convert Excel Column Headers into Origin Column Headers

 

Link to External Excel File for Relative Path to Project Path

 

Open XLS File Inside Origin

Plot from XLS Sheet Inside Origin

Save Excel File as External/Internal File of the Project

[-] Connectivity with Other Application

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

Mathematica Link for Data Exchange Between Origin and Mathematica

 

View Movie

MATLAB Console with GUI Support to Transfer Data Between Origin and MATLAB

 

View Movie

LabVIEW Connectivity

Automation Server Support

Use Excel As a Client Application

Use Visual Basic As a Client Application

[-] Programming

9.1

9.0

8.6

8.5.1

8.5

8.1

8.0

7.5

Virtual Dataset for a Block of Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code Builder has New Editor based on Scintilla Code, which supports, among other things, Code Folding

 

 

 

 

 

 

Origin C: Access to Full NAG Mark 9 Library

 

 

 

 

 

LabTalk: Support for User-Defined Function

 

 

LabTalk: Support for Event-Triggered Script Execution

 

 

LabTalk: Data Types Include Integer, Double, Constant, Range, String, Dataset, Function and Tree

 

X-Function: Easy Creation of Custom Tools with Automatic GUI by X-Function

 

X-Function: Execute X-Function from LabTalk Script and Menu

 

Command Window: Auto-Complete Support for Scripting

 

Developer Kit: Run Tools and Wizards Created with Microsoft Visual C++

 

Origin C: Create Custom Dialog for Your Routine

Origin C: User-Defined Class Support

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