Origin 2020 Features

Analysis

Allow ANOVA 'Number of Levels' to be > 10  
Number of Levels dropbox for Raw data mode of ANOVA tools is increased to 25
Allow double clicking Axis to open Axis dialog in Peak Analysis Preview  
In Peak Analysis preview with Peak Analyzer, axis dialog can be opened to adjust axis scale
Batch Processing support Analysis Templates that having Data Connector  
Batch Processing support Analysis Templates that having Data Connector
Better level crossing result for large duration points  
Improve level crossing tool to support large duration points
Change Parameters... context menu when right clicking anywhere in hierarchical result sheet  

Change Parameters... context menu is added no matter where you click in the sheet.


Combine all Word files into one file after batch processing  
Add an option in batch processing dialog to combine all Word files into one file after batch processing
Context menu on analysis lock to include hidden rows in analysis  
Provide options to ignore hidden rows or not on context menu of analysis lock
Copy All Open Tables in hierarchical result sheet  
Copy All Open Tables context menu is added when you right click the title of hierarchical result sheet
Data filter in analysis template will automatically trigger after importing data  
Data filter will be auto triggered after importing data in analysis template
Improve box plot in One-Way ANOVA  
Box charts generated in ANOVA tools are plotted with grouped box chart
Improvements in Normalization tool  
When normalizing multiple datasets, can combine them as a single dataset to normalize.
Kernel Density Calculation: New (fast) algorithm  
Faster  2D Kernel  Density plotting for large datasets
Set Cluster Membership column as Categorical and Ascending type  
K-Means Cluster Analysis and Hierarchical Cluster Analysis, Cluster Membership column keeps  the order of the original data and is set as Categorical and Ascending type.
Simple Curve Math supports custom formula  
Simple Curve Math supports custom formula, which enable flexible operation between two curves.
Speed improvements on Means Comparison in ANOVA tool  
Improved the calculating speed of Means Comparison, and it will be 30% faster than Origin 2019b.
Speed improvements on Quick Peak tool  
Speed of Quick Peak Gadget is improved for large data
Speed improvements on recalculation  
When there are many operations involves report sheet, recalculation if much more faster
Support the "Open Books" button in summary report when appending results by column  
Add Open Books button in summary report book after batch processing so that user can select the row and open corresponding intermediate workbook

Data Handling

Add View: Arrange Graphs menu item for Worksheet  
Add View: Arrange Graphs menu item for Worksheet
Clear in From and To box when clicking on it in Set Column Values dialog  
In Set Column Values dialog, user can directly key in From or To values.
Copy and paste data as as HTML table to other applications such as MS Word, etc.  
Copy a block of cells from worksheet or a table from a report sheet and choose Copy Table (HTML, EMF).
Copy and paste density plot  

Support copy and paste density plot. And support add another layer like double-Y kind to overlay another layer with or without data

Copy display string for hierarchical report table  
Improve Ctrl + C to follow the Digits setting in Preferences: Options dialog when copy values in hierarchical report sheet. 
CSV Connector Improvements  

CSV Connector supports Import first 50 lines as previewPartial Import and Data Block Marker options.

CSV connector needs to support ISO time with GMT  
CSV Connector supports auto detect ISO time with GMT.
Data Connector Exclude saving only for larger files  
Added system variables @DNS, @FSE, @FSEW and @FSEB to control if check Exclude Imported When Saving menu item for Data Connector and Database.Data Connector 
Drag and Drop support of Data Connector  
When dragging and dropping data into Origin, inform user there is data connector and let user specify using data connector or old import way to import data. 
Duplicate Project or Workbook without data keeps cell reference or cell formula  
Support to create a new book/sheet with same strucuture and cell formula as original one.
Enhanced Database Import  
Database Import images stored inside the database as pictures in worksheet cells.
Excel like cell reference in cell formula  
Excel like cell reference in cell formula.
Faster cursor response when clicking in a large worksheet with column filter  
For large data, faster cursor response when data manipulation in worksheet with column filter.
Filter will be triggered automatically when importing data  
After importing new data, Filter will be triggered automatically.
Improve Sum function to support rowwise sum  
Improve Sum function to support rowwise sum
Many Windows in Folder slow to load and switching folders  
For project file with many windows in folder, loading the project or switching folders in Project Explorer is very slow.
Multi-threaded ASCII import  
Add two system variables  for Multi-threaded ASCII import. 
Object Manager for workbook window  
Add object Manager for workbook window. It lists all sheets in active workbook. And support common operations for the selected sheet.
Option to encrypt or leave database credentials in clear text  
In SQL Editor dialog, supply option to encrypt or leave database credentials in clear text
Origin Connector to allow basic SQL selection and Improve Origin Internal Query SQL Support  
Following object notations are supported in internal query SQL. New worksheet command to output SQL query result to workbook.
Set a column with checkbox, dropdown list or combo list  
Set a column with checkbox, dropdown list or combo list.
Sheet level context menu improvements  
The quickest way to open Worksheet Properties dialog is by double clicking gray area to the right of column area.
Show Column Index and data size in Column List View  
Show Column Index and data size in Column List View
Specify Long name, Units and Comments in Excel Connector  
Excel Connector supports to specify Long name, Units and Comments.
Support copy a data range with column label rows  
Support copy a data range with column label rows
System variable to control the protection mode of imported range  
System variable @IPDC to control the protection mode of imported range
Turn off the Autosave of Untitled.opju  
When you are working in Origin and haven't saved the project yet, it's called Untitled.opju. 
Unhide all hidden rows or columns Context menu  
Unhide all hidden rows or columns Context menu
User Tree at Sheet Level  
Right-click on any sheet and bring up Worksheet Properties (or double click in gray area of active sheet). There is now a User Tree tab, and user can add and view sheet level entries.
View: Show Plot Selection in Workbook menu when graph window is active  
View: Show Plot Selection in Workbook menu when graph window is active
Worksheet manipulation: Speed Improvement.  
Worksheet manipulation: Speed Improvement.
Worksheet Short Name, Long Name improvements  
 In 2020, the context menu is hidden. A system variable @SSL is added to control sheet display name

Graphing

3D XYY Stacked Bar/Wall Plot  
3D XYY Stacked Bar/Wall Plot
Allow edit data label format for group plot  
Allow edit data label format for group plot
Allow show Median Line when there is no box  
Allow show Median Line when there is no box
Auto Fill color for Error Bar  
Auto Fill color for Error Bar
Axis Tick label: Show zero as 0, no decimal places  
Axis Tick label: Show zero as 0, no decimal places
Before-After Plot  
Before-After Plot
Color Scale Improvements  
Color Scale Improvements, such as Color Scale support specified range
Compact Popup for Font and Line Format  
Compact Popup for Font and Line Format in Plot Details
Copy Paste Data Plots between Graph Layers  
Copy Paste Data Plots between Graph Layers
Customizable Floating Toolbar for graphs  
Customizable Floating Toolbar for graphs
Data Highlight speed improvements for large data  
Data Highlight speed improvements for large data
Data Point Tooltip should not open dialog for sankey/alluvial/parallel  
Data Point Tooltip should not open dialog for sankey/alluvial/parallel
Dense Data Mode  
Improve graph customization by turn on the dense data mode
Density Dots and Color Dots for Large Data  
Density Dots and Color Dots for Large Data
Do not select point if user click again exceed certain time frame  
Do not select point if user click again exceed certain time frame
Easy way to plot selected YX columns  
Easy way to plot selected YX columns
Edit Range by X, Y and Z value in 3D graph  
Edit Range by X, Y and Z value in 3D graph
Faster contour plot drawing speed  
Improved Contour plot drawing speed for large dataset, especially when some level's fill colors are set to be none.  
Faster scatter plot drawing speed  
Faster scatter plot drawing speed and new Color Dots graph
Highlight corresponding data when selecting a single Box Plot  
Highlight corresponding data when selecting a single Box Plot
Improve Plot Highlight effect to work better with Customization  
Improve Plot Highlight effect to work better with Customization
Improved tooltip for Contour, and Heatmap graphs  
Improved tooltip for Contour, and Heatmap graphs
Improvements on Rectangle box for Enlarged graph  
Improvements on Rectangle box for Enlarged graph
Indicate the selected graph in preview of Merge Graphs dialog  
Indicate the selected graph in preview of Merge Graphs dialog
Kite Diagram  
Kite Diagram
Left Arrow options when adding custom legend symbol  
Left Arrow options when adding custom legend symbol
link axes in child layer to parent with same from to should update scale mutually  
link axes in child layer to parent with same from to should update scale mutually
List View in Template Library  
List View in Template Library
Mini toolbars for easier 2D graph customization  
Mini toolbars for easier 2D graph customization
More Data Label Position Control for Polar  
More Data Label Position Control for Polar 
More options in Windrose Plot  
More options and controls for WindRose Plot
More work on Clip Data to Frame for edge points  
More work on Clip Data to Frame for edge points
Move Multi-Panel/Axis plots to new tab of Plot menu  
Move Multi-Panel/Axis plots to new tab of Plot menu
Offset data points in box chart and alternating the offset in pairs  
Offset data points in box chart and alternating the offset in pairs
Pie Chart Improvements  
more Pie Chart types supported 
Plot Data Organized as X,XErr,Y,YErr, Z as a 3D Graph with X and Y direction error  
Plot Data Organized as X,XErr,Y,YErr, Z as a 3D Graph with X and Y direction error
Population Pyramid  
Population Pyramid graph
Reduce graph refresh when modify axis properties  
Reduce graph refresh when modify axis properties
Reverse Axis for Polar Radial Axis  
Reverse Axis for Polar Radial Axis
Sankey Diagram  
Sankey Diagram
Separate rugs for each panel of Trellis Plot  
Separate rugs for each panel of Trellis Plot
Show Scaling Factor even if Symbol Size isn't indexed to a column  
Show Scaling Factor even if Symbol Size isn't indexed to a column
Single click in graph is changed to select a single plot for grouped plots  
Single click in graph is changed to select a single plot for grouped plots
Skip Points (or speed mode) keeps last point by default  
Skip Points (or speed mode) keeps last point by default
Supersubscript button and Align Columns checkbox in Text Object Properties dialog  
Supersubscript button and Align Columns checkbox in Text Object Properties dialog
Support deleting rectangle box in enlarged graph  
Support deleting rectangle box in enlarged graph
Support density color mapping  
Support density color mapping
System variable to disable graph rendering  
System variable to disable graph rendering

Installation and Licensing

Invite colleague to try Origin  
Users with active maintenance service can choose Help: Invite a colleague to try Origin... to offer colleague a fully functional license for 21 days.
Speed Up Origin Startup  
Origin startup speed has been improved especially when User Files Folder is on LAN.

Miscellaneous

Add a Find Apps... menu under Fitting, Peak Analysis, and Statistics menu  
Add a Find Apps... menu under Fitting, Peak Analysis, and Statistics menu
Double Click tooltip should not open preference dialog  
Turn off double click tooltip to open Preference dialog
Hotkey improvements in Worksheet  
Hotkey improvements in Worksheet
In Load Template dialog, arrow shows on top of column header by default  
In Load Template dialog, arrow shows on top of column header by default
Increase Row Size Limit for 64bit  
Increase Row Size Limit for 64 bit
Reduce unnecessary redraw of Object Manager to save time when editing large graph.  
Reduce unnecessary redraw of Object Manager to save time when editing large graph
Support Column to use Combo List or Checkbox control  
Support Column to use Combo List or Checkbox control
Support Recently Used Fonts in some dialogs, such as Plot Details, Text Object, etc.  
Support Recently Used Fonts in some dialogs, such as Plot Details
Use different shortcuts for main menu beginning with same initial letter  
Use different shortcuts for main menu beginning with same initial letter

Programming

Add OriginC for note window  
Add OriginC for note window
Control Polygon or Polyline object thru LabTalk  
Control Polygon or Polyline object through LabTalk
Convert floating-point from other formats to IEEE 754  
Convert floating-point from other formats to IEEE 754
Faster Date and Time LabTalk functions  
Faster Date and Time LabTalk functions
LabTalk option to generate gadget output for all curves, all layers, etc.  
LabTalk option to generate gadget output for all curves, all layers, etc.
LT command to reduce file size  
LT command to reduce file size
NAG Mark 26.1  
NAG Mark 26.1
Origin C OC and LT Access to Data Connector  
Origin C and LabTalk Access to Data Connector
Preshipped Python 3.7.2  
Pre-shipped Python 3.7.2
Support copy and paste link for GetN numeric or string input  
Support copy and paste link for GetN numeric or string input
Support numeric access to label cell  
Support numeric access to label cell
Support Python Input() Method  
Support Python Input() Method
Support simple LT expression in Add Straight Line and other XFs  
Support simple LabTalk expression in Add Straight Line and other X-Functions

Origin 2020 Bug Fixes

Analysis

Analysis lock broken after change parameters and click Cancel in Fit Peaks  
Analysis Template File get Growing up when do batch processing  
Apparent Interpolation work badly  
Factor and Level Names don't save with theme for ANOVA with raw data  
Hierarchical Cluster Analysis (hcluster) fails to highlight source rows  
Long names are not right if some columns are all missing values in Principal Component Analysis  
Origin crashed if global fit with fix specific parameter  
Paired Comparison Plot very slow for more 24 levels  
Sampling interval is lost in the summary report of Batch Processing  
Vertical Cursor: When Showing All Info in One Label position issues  

Data Handling

Autofill issue for date or text with negative increment number  
CSV Connector only import 100 columns of data if column delimiter is comma  
DDE: Linking failed with Excel2019  
Exchange Label with Data should exclude data type checking for the selected data(1st column)  
Export Excel failed in Column List View  
Export Excel File Only Keep First User Parameter Line  
expPDFw with 1000 rows is slowly  
Fail to open properties dialog for Text object if it's in Matrix  
Fill Column with a set of Date/Time Values dialog failed to accept fraction number as increment  
Import CSV file with custom date format is very slow  
Interpolate With Unevenly Spaced X Fail  
Paste link in column label rows not working  
Saving project will pop up error Undefined Variable:R# when there is R# in the long file path  
Sorting removes column's categorical setting if any masked data point exists  
Unstack Columns by Date/Time can't output Date group values in Comments cells  
Vertical Translate fails to work in some cases  
Worksheet column and row scroll position should be preserved when toggling Column List View  
XYZ Gridding: TPS failed for some data and empty matrix was created  

Graphing

3-Color Limited Mixing do not work in Set Colors dialog  
Allow deleting rectangle box with enlarged graph  
Auto Pie chart label fails to be deleted  
Axes Dialog slow to open when there are workbook with a lot of columns  
Axis scale linking broken with custom scale  
Color is wrong in color fly-out when create special point  
Copy/Paste Axis Format Failed  
Data Points and Grid Lines fail to show in contour when label is enable  
Drawing dash line freezes Origin  
Enable Fill if Contour Line link to Colormap when there is no fill  
Error bar shifts for Trellis column plot with Double Y axis  
Exported image plots shows missing values as black  
Fail to plot heatmap with large data  
Fail to reverse z axis for 2d waterfall  
Failure to select custom contour line  
Fill to Next Plot with Pattern Fail  
Fit Page to Layer damages the Graph  
Gap in color bar of color fly-out  
Graph labels Numeric separator fails to keep page setting when exporting raster formats  
Improve Screen Reader to show correct axis tick label format  
Improve speed of subsequent drawing of plots by using bitmap cache  
Improvement of wrapping text of special tick label  
Keep Date & Time Stamp format and position when clicking it again  
Label selection issue of Stacked column plot  
Legend content changed after duplicate  
origin crashes after close origin when custom color control dialog is opened  
Origin frozen when adding line plot to certain graph  
Plot: Line: Spline failed with monotonic decreasing X  
plotmuaxes fails to specify several custom plot types  
Scatter points cut-off on axis break  
Setting Line Style Increment greatly increase WORD size with OLE Object  
Width of floating column/bar is changed after adding new plot  
Wrong Label for Leader Line Connect Option  
Wrong Label for Root  
Wrong special point index when copy paste format  
XYZ Heatmap could not set date format properly for tick label  

Miscellaneous

Improper Argument Error When App Gallery is Floating and Origin Left Open for Long Period  
Open dialog from hidden toolbar button causes Origin crash  
Report table in Note HTML should follow the Digits setting of report sheet  
Run time error when hiding menu by context menu in the custom menu organizer  
Windows Theme changes when switch graph windows  

Programming

XF failed resolve argument having comma in GOS  

Origin 2020 Known Issues

Data Handling

Data: Connect to Database: New cannot open dialog in German Origin  
For text input, auto fill failed to trigger recalculation of set column Values  
Import Wizard dialog failed to be opened in Select Filter dialog  
No OPJU file preview  
sum() function failed to generate results below row 50  

Graphing

Copy Plot to Worksheet is broken  
Crash when dragging legend corner diagonally in border mode to adjust margins  
Double Y Column Plot Fail to Set Gap  
Line Object Fails to Fully Draw when Dashed and Copy Page or Export graph.  

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