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Author:
OriginLab Technical Support
Date Added:
11/9/2017
Last Update:
4/16/2020
Downloads (90 Days):
11526
Total Ratings:
17
File Size:
643 KB
Average Rating:
File Name:
Simple Fit.opx
File Version:
3
Minimum Versions:
License:
Free
Summary:

A simplified tool to perform curve fitting.

Screen Shot and Video:
Description:

Purpose:
This tool provides a convenient way to perform curve fitting. With the data plotted, simply open the tool, type the desired equation, specify initial parameters and generate your report. You do not need to even save or create a fitting function.

The tool only supports one independent variable (x) and one dependent variable (y).

Installation:
Download the file Simple Fit.opx, and then drag-and-drop onto the Origin workspace. An icon will appear in the Apps Gallery window.

Operation:

  1. Create a graph of the XY data with optional error bars, and click the Simple Fit app icon.
  2. Choose one of the fitting types: linear, polynomial, or nonlinear.
  3. If error bar is present in the graph, you can optionally perform a weighted fitting by checking the Weighted Fit check box.
  4. If there are multiple plots in the graph, you can optionally fit all plots (individually) by checking the Fit All Curves in the Graph check box.
  5. To display the 95% confidence/prediction band, check the corresponding check box.
  6. When performing nonlinear fitting:
    1. Define the fitting function:
      • To use an existing function, check the Use Existing Function check box and select desired function.
      • To use a new function, uncheck the Use Existing Function, enter the function definition into the "y(x)" edit box, using "x" as independent variable.
    2. Specify or change desired initial parameter values.
    3. Click the 1 Iter. button to perform one iteration at a time, or the Fit button to perform iterations until the tolerance is reached or the maximum number of iterations (400) has reached. Before each operation, you can change or fix parameter values.
      The last column about statistics can be changed to show one of Residual Sum of Squares, Reduced Chi-Sqr, R-Square and Adj. R-Square by context menu.
    4. To save the fitting function, click the Save as... button. The fitting function will be saved in User Defined category.
      If you do not save the function, it will not be available for selection next time the tool used.

NOTE:

  • when performing linear regression, the last column about statistics can be change to show one of Residual Sum of Squares, Pearson's r, R-Square and Adj. R-Square by context menu.
  • When performing weighted fitting, the error values reported on the fit parameters are NOT scaled by the sqrt(reduced chi-square) value.

Updates:

v3 Bug fix.
v2.6 Report more details about linear regression.
v2.5 Localization.
v2.3 Bug fix.
v2.2 Bug fix.
v2.1 More data points in fitted curve.
v2 Support multiple datasets in nonlinear fitting as well as linear fitting and polynomial fitting.

Reviews and Comments:
11/23/2020 perfect

10/09/2020Smogorzhevsky AlexanderVery useful. Intuitive interface.
I wish it supported Recalcutate function and allowed for minimal editing

10/06/2020  

08/19/2020bingbingzhanganalysis

07/09/2020Hermione112Nothing

11/22/2019chanjoy1988too new to be used with the version of 2018 SR1 b9.5.1,is there some way to find the older version?

05/22/2019  

03/28/2019  

11/02/2018snowliEasier to use than built-in tool

10/08/2018Quanhui Ye 

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