Origin 2020 Known Issues

Data Handling

Import Data

ID

JIRA

SUMMARY

DETAILS

0

ORG-21097

Data: Connect to Database: New cannot open dialog in German Origin

Workaround:

Choose Window: Script Window... menu.

Use  run.section(file,ImportADO) instead

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ORG-21451

Import Wizard dialog failed to be opened in Select Filter dialog

If user has user-defined import filter and drag and drop data file into Origin to import,

Select Filter dialog opens.

There is an Import Wizard button in the dialog to open it but it failed to open the dialog in Origin 2020.

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ORG-21451

Import Wizard dialog failed to be opened in Select Filter dialog

If user has user-defined import filter and drag and drop data file into Origin to import,

Select Filter dialog opens.

There is an Import Wizard button in the dialog to open it but it failed to open the dialog in Origin 2020.

Origin Project Files

ID

JIRA

SUMMARY

DETAILS

0

ORG-14896

No OPJU file preview

Run Origin as administrator once will fix it. 

Set Column Values / Cell Formula

ID

JIRA

SUMMARY

DETAILS

0

ORG-21100

For text input, auto fill failed to trigger recalculation of set column Values

New bug in Origin 2020.

E.g. fill column A with text, such as aa, bb.

In column B, set F(x) cell as A so it shows aa, bb.

Select aa and bb in column A and drag the bottom-right corner of bb downwards to fill with more rows with aa, bb, ...

==> Column B doesn't auto update to show more values. 

Note: No such problem if column A is numbers.

No such problem if you manually enter more values in column A.


Workaround: Set column A as Text. 

0

ORG-20245

sum() function failed to generate results below row 50

New but in Origin 2020.

E.g. create a 100 row worksheet.

Fill column A with row numbers.

In F(x) cell of column B, enter sum(diff(A))

==> Missing values show from row 51 on in column B

Fixed in Origin 2020b.

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ORG-20245

sum() function failed to generate results below row 50

New but in Origin 2020.

E.g. create a 100 row worksheet.

Fill column A with row numbers.

In F(x) cell of column B, enter sum(diff(A))

==> Missing values show from row 51 on in column B

Fixed in Origin 2020b.

Graphing

Multi-Axes/Multi-Panel

ID

JIRA

SUMMARY

DETAILS

0

ORG-21053

Double Y Column Plot Fail to Set Gap

New bug in Origin 2020.

Overlap(% Negative for Gap)  is disabled for double y column plot.

0

ORG-21161

Line Object Fails to Fully Draw when Dashed and Copy Page or Export graph.

New bug in Origin 2020.

Dashed line object on graph failed to show when copy graph as picture and paste to other applications such as MS Word or export graph.

Fixed in Origin 2020b.

Workaround for 2020:

1. Open Plot Details.
2. Select the layer that the line is attached to.
3. Select the Display/Speed tab.
4. Under that tab, uncheck Clip Data to Frame.

Publishing

ID

JIRA

SUMMARY

DETAILS

0

ORG-20708

Copy Plot to Worksheet is broken

New bug in Origin 2020.

Select a plot in graph and Ctrl+C

Go to worksheet and select a cell, Ctrl+V

==> Plot data failed to be pasted.

Text Labels & Legends

ID

JIRA

SUMMARY

DETAILS

0

ORG-21099

Crash when dragging legend corner diagonally in border mode to adjust margins

New bug in Origin 2020.

  1. Mouse over legend so hand cursor shows.
  2. Click so it enters border mode. (double border shows with handles)
  3. Drag the bottom-right corner of the whole legend box (double border) and drag diagonally.

  ==> Origin crashes.

Workaround: Don't drag diagonally. Drag horizontally or vertically.

Or right click legend and choose Properties.

Go to Frame tab to adjust Margins.