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System Folder Build Failed, Axes missing, File Open fails, color list is black

A collection of inexplicable problems are caused by incompatible HP printer drivers.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1080

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:12/13/2013 5:34:15 PM

Modify the legend so that it is organized as two columns instead of one.

A LabTalk script to modify the legend so that it is organized as two columns instead of one.

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ID Number:1463

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:9/4/2012 11:25:52 AM

Origin 8.6 Requires Certain Microsoft DLLs to Run

Origin 8.6 is built using Microsoft Visual C++ 2010, and thus it requires certain MS DLLs to run. If you run Origin on a computer without these DLLs, you will see an MS DLL error at Origin start-up.

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ID Number:1462

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/20/2012 11:39:55 AM

Text label font size in worsheet too large

Text labels added to a worksheet in version 8.5 and saved as a worksheet template or OPJ will appear larger in size when opened in 8.5.1.

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ID Number:1453

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:3/16/2012 10:11:34 AM

Check for Updates may fail to connect with some Proxy Servers

At some locations that use a Proxy Server, it may be necessary to manually enter the Server information in the Internet Options applet.

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ID Number:983

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Documentation Update

Last Modified:2/15/2012 2:03:07 PM

XP Theme can create problems for some users.

Using the XP Theme in Windows XP creates problems for some users running Origin 8.6.

Keywords: crash XP Classic Theme

ID Number:1461

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Bug

Last Modified:1/24/2012 12:35:01 PM

Origin Link to Mathematica was broken by the release of Mathematica 8.

When running Mathematica 8, the SEQUENCER.EXE will not allow Origin to connect to Mathematica.

Keywords: Mathematica Link Sequencer

ID Number:1460

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Bug

Last Modified:12/15/2011 2:56:33 PM

Resolving large OPJ, Origin CPU over-use, and recalculate problems.

Some customers have experienced problems with: 1) OPJs becoming unreasonably large in file size 2) Origin occupying full CPU 3) Recalculate fails to operate The problems are solved by clearing pending operations.

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ID Number:1459

Item Category:Projects

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:9/7/2011 5:58:32 AM

Windows 7 Display Setting causes problem for export

Display settings cause problem when exporting graphs to any of the vector formats such as EPS.

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ID Number:1456

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:9/1/2011 5:18:25 PM

Restore the Set Column Values dialog or some other dialog

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ID Number:1448

Item Category:Data Manipulation

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:4/19/2011 11:05:28 AM

Pasting data from Excel is limited to the first 256 columns

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ID Number:1446

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:3/22/2011 4:26:09 PM

Why are the Plot Setup dialog box or Theme Gallery not opening?

This kbase item explains how to register an ActiveX control used in some Origin dialogs.

Keywords: fail, appear,

ID Number:990

Item Category:System Problems

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:12/29/2010 9:18:32 AM

Can I open my version 8.x Project OPJ files in older versions?

This item summarizes backwards-compatibility of version 8.x OPJ files and shows how to view OPJ files created or updated with Origin 8.x in older versions of Origin.

Keywords: compatible, opj, older

ID Number:1139

Item Category:Projects

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:10/1/2010 3:16:19 PM

Nonlinear scales on a second axis

This knowledge base item provides two methods for displaying a second X or Y axis that displays a nonlinear relationship to the primary axis.

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ID Number:1116

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:6/5/2009 11:14:51 AM

Using the Peak Analyzer, why doesn't Origin find the peak function?

Keywords: Gaussian, analyzer, peak, fail, failed, load, loading

ID Number:1439

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Bug

Last Modified:8/12/2008 4:08:15 PM

Origin and OriginPro 8, X-Function Scanning at Each Start-up

Origin and OriginPro 8 should not perform an X-Function scan at each start-up. If you are seeing this behavior, please run Origin or OriginPro once when logged into Windows with an account with administrator permissions. If this is not possible or practical, please contact Origin Technical Support for an alternative solution.

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ID Number:1437

Item Category:Miscellaneous

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:5/20/2008 12:36:20 PM

What do I do when notepad reports that my license file is missing or incorrect?

If you installed an Origin CLIENT network member, and when you start that client Notepad opens reporting that the license file is missing or incorrect, then review this item to troubleshoot the problem.

Keywords: andrew

ID Number:1046

Item Category:FLEXlm Management

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/15/2008 10:36:01 AM

Can I access external DLLs in Origin C?

Keywords: custom, routine, Pascal, FORTRAN, fitting

ID Number:1214

Item Category:Origin C

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:16:29 PM

Can I save my formatting for merged graph windows?

If you find yourself using the Graph:Merge Graph Windows menu, you may wish to save your settings as a theme to use in the future. This would save time as the dialog would not need to open.

Keywords: merging, theme, format

ID Number:1143

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:16:03 PM

How do I open and manipulate a MySQL Database inside Origin?

This tutorial details how to install a dataset into an existing MySQL database and how to access and explore that dataset remotely within Origin.

Keywords: importing, ODCB, connector, Query

ID Number:1432

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:15:16 PM

How do I change my serial number without uninstalling and reinstalling?

Origin's Modify program allows you to change the serial number of an existing Origin installation.

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ID Number:1129

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:10:44 PM

How do I show the data values on my bar or column graph?

To show the data values on a bar or column graph, you can duplicate your data values in the worksheet, and then add them to the graph as data labels.

Keywords: label, y-values,

ID Number:1120

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:09:23 PM

I see "page cannot be displayed" in the Origin help file. What can I do?

There are two reasons why you may be seeing "page cannot be displayed" text in the Help window. One cause is due to a security setting on some Win XP SP2 computers. The CHM file is blocked from viewing. The other cause is if you are running an Origin Client and a security update has been applied to your Origin Client computer.

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ID Number:1104

Item Category:DAQ

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 5:00:05 PM

Why does the License Information dialog box open when I start Origin?

Origin would open the License Information dialog box at start-up if:
1) You purchased a renewable serial number and the renewal date has passed.
2) Origin has detected a change in computer hardware or in the operating system, causing the license file check to fail.
This Technical Support Knowledge Base item discusses how to resolve these problems.

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ID Number:1087

Item Category:FLEXlm Management

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:59:03 PM

How can I get the web data into my worksheet properly?

When you copy data from a web page and paste it into an Origin worksheet, all the data may display in one worksheet column, even if you copied multiple columns of data into the clipboard. To get around this problem, you can use the Import Wizard.

Keywords: internet, import,

ID Number:1058

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:58:00 PM

Is there an easy way to copy graph properties from one graph to another?

You will get the most out of Themes if you keep Themes simple.

Keywords: theme, format,

ID Number:996

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:55:36 PM

How do I exclude outliers from an analysis routine without deleting the data?

You can use the Mask Toolbar to exclude individual points or ranges of points from analysis.

Keywords: masking, hide

ID Number:992

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:51:32 PM

Can a standalone network member/Group member use InstallShield's silent mode?

Origin 7.5 PRODUCT supports InstallShield’s silent install mode, but the Origin 7.5 UPGRADE does not.

Keywords: install, installation, quiet, background,

ID Number:910

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 4:20:11 PM

Does Origin support InstallShield's silent mode for an Origin Client?

All builds of Origin 7.5 support InstallShield’s silent install mode, as do the SR2 and later Origin 7.0 builds.

Keywords: Intall, Installation, quiet,

ID Number:909

Item Category:Installing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 3:42:57 PM

How does Origin come up with appropriate Tick Labels for my data?

Origin's Automatic Scaling is handled by a LabTalk command that tries to come up with reasonable numbers based on the limits of your XY data.

Keywords: range, automatic scaling, axis, axes,

ID Number:564

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/13/2008 3:40:54 PM

How do I customize Drag and Drop and File Open for various import file types?

Keywords: filter, settings, customize

ID Number:1387

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:2/7/2008 10:03:02 AM

Accessing variables extracted from imported file by script in Import Wizard

Make sure to save the variables in the page.info area of the target page. Then you can access them with the page.info.system node or the page.info.user node.

Keywords: Import Wizard, extract variable, LabTalk, script

ID Number:1433

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:2/4/2008 10:27:03 AM

Find x values at y=0 or a constant, for active data plot in the graph

This script finds x values where y=0 for the active data plot in the graph.

Keywords: cross, x-axis, intersect

ID Number:1141

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:1/31/2008 10:14:30 PM

What is the difference between embedding and linking a graph in a worksheet cell

Keywords: contain, report, book

ID Number:1412

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/18/2008 2:25:15 PM

How do I set up and print a large graph page on multiple sheets?

Keywords: size, poster

ID Number:1427

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/18/2008 2:19:40 PM

How do I modify the legend?

Keywords: object, control, programming, substitution

ID Number:1423

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/18/2008 1:46:20 PM

Is Origin C compatible with ANSI C?

Keywords: standard, object oriented, class, C++, C#

ID Number:1429

Item Category:Origin C

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/18/2008 1:07:52 PM

Can I control what header rows to display in a worksheet?

Keywords: column, special, name, unit, comment, sparkline

ID Number:1430

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/18/2008 1:04:16 PM

What is the difference between LabTalk and Origin C?

Keywords: script, ANSI, object, oriented, C++

ID Number:1428

Item Category:Programming

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/18/2008 12:59:00 PM

Can I access external DLLs in Origin C?

Keywords: custom, routine, Pascal, FORTRAN, fitting

ID Number:1431

Item Category:Origin C

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/18/2008 12:46:58 PM

What are the various options for fitting multiple peak data?

The best way to fit your multiple peak data depends on the nature of your data, the number of peaks, and what type of fitting function you are using.

Keywords: replica, range, baseline, user-defined, deconvolution

ID Number:1288

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/17/2008 4:13:07 PM

What is the difference between LabTalk and Origin C?

Keywords: script, ANSI, object, oriented, C++

ID Number:1218

Item Category:Programming

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/17/2008 12:48:38 PM

Is Origin C compatible with ANSI C?

Keywords: standard, object oriented, class, C++, C#

ID Number:1187

Item Category:Origin C

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/17/2008 12:46:47 PM

Can I control what header rows to display in a worksheet?

Keywords: column, special, name, unit, comment, sparkline

ID Number:1229

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/17/2008 10:11:41 AM

How do I smooth my own data, so I don't get a new curve drawn on top?

Keywords: output, input, new

ID Number:1287

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/16/2008 5:48:11 PM

Reversible Photodegredation Study

This case study reveals that it is possible for organic molecules to heal when allowed to rest.

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ID Number:1133

Item Category:Fitting

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:1/16/2008 1:15:51 PM

Zoom Tool

This multimedia tutorial shows you how to zoom in on a range of data using the Zoom Tool.

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ID Number:936

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Multimedia Tutorial

Last Modified:1/16/2008 1:15:17 PM

Origin C code to sort your legend text

This function will sort the legend entries in ascending order. It does not replot the data or change the order of the datasets in the layer; it simply sorts the legend entries.

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ID Number:1130

Item Category:Programming Tip

Material Type:Origin C Code

Last Modified:1/16/2008 1:13:27 PM

How to concatenate two worksheets

A Labtalk script that joins two work sheets side-by-side while preserving column labels

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ID Number:926

Item Category:Worksheet Windows / Datasets

Material Type:Labtalk Script

Last Modified:1/16/2008 1:09:33 PM

How do I automate repetitive tasks?

Keywords: pink, delete, arrow, magenta, plots, data

ID Number:1307

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/15/2008 4:36:03 PM

How do I fit a part of the data plot in my graph?

Keywords: subset, select, range, selector

ID Number:1335

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/10/2008 4:30:08 PM

How do I hide the Analysis Markers?

Keywords: pink, delete, arrow, magenta, plots, data

ID Number:1375

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/10/2008 12:34:41 PM

How do I perform a different analysis on the same range?

Keywords: markers, lock, selector, regional

ID Number:1293

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/10/2008 12:14:08 PM

What formatting capabilities are available for the worksheet?

Keywords: color, font, alignment, wrap, theme, template

ID Number:1319

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I copy and paste data with full precision from and to Origin?

Keywords: significant, digits

ID Number:1372

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I edit merged text in a column label row?

Keywords: repeat, worksheet, row

ID Number:1344

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I copy data with column label rows?

Keywords: heading, header

ID Number:1358

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

What are X-Functions and how do I create and share them?

Keywords: function, dialog, tool

ID Number:1362

Item Category:X-Functions

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I edit and format text in merged cells?

Keywords: modify, combined, worksheet, row, label

ID Number:1366

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I link one worksheet cell to another?

Keywords: value, reference, auto, update, result, parameter

ID Number:1369

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I auto fill cells with data?

Keywords: repeat, worksheet, row

ID Number:1422

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

Is there a way to extract data from a worksheet based on conditions?

Keywords: subset, reduce, reduction

ID Number:1360

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I resize width/height of multiple columns/rows in a worksheet?

Keywords: report sheet

ID Number:1359

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I set up my worksheet to be mxn cells in size and make the cells scale wi

Keywords: report sheet

ID Number:1326

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

What is a Sparkline and how do I customize it?

Keywords: graph, curve, word size, view, data, embed, aspect ratio, stretch

ID Number:1405

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I list all categories of X-Functions?

Keywords: command, xf

ID Number:1398

Item Category:X-Functions

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

How do I perform calculations using worksheet data columns?

Keywords: dataset, vector, math, simple

ID Number:1399

Item Category:Workbook

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:04 PM

What is the notation for addressing data in workbooks and matrix books?

Keywords: range, cross, reference, sheet, object, column, dataset

ID Number:1396

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I plot arbitrary column as x and y?

Keywords: graph, layer, create

ID Number:1397

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I add, arrange, and view multiple matrix objects in one matrix window?

Keywords: matrix book, sheet, layer, object, slider

ID Number:1403

Item Category:Matrix

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I perform FFT when my time data is not evenly spaced?

Keywords: sampling, interval, periodic, uneven, missing

ID Number:1404

Item Category:Signal Processing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What are the various classes supported in Origin C?

Keywords: object, C++, properties, settings

ID Number:1388

Item Category:Origin C

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I loop over various objects in my script?

Keywords: page, layer, column, row, folder, worksheet, workbook, matrix

ID Number:1390

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What is the difference between ASCII import and the Import Wizard?

Keywords: filter, settings, customize, script

ID Number:1416

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How to get the column name, units, etc.?

Keywords: header, labels

ID Number:1418

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

Can I import data from a database and save and re-use queries?

Keywords: Oracle, SQL, source, update, automate

ID Number:1419

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

Where can I find examples and help with scripting?

Keywords: LabTalk, macro, OGS

ID Number:1324

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I access analysis result table values from script?

Keywords: fit, parameters, results

ID Number:1325

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I change the target window to output error message?

Keywords: error message, script window, command window, @NOE

ID Number:1289

Item Category:Programming

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What is the Sampling Interval header row?

Keywords: step, offset, precision

ID Number:1317

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I list all script variables?

Keywords: edit, session, project

ID Number:1318

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

Does the FFT computation truncate or pad my data?

Keywords: padding, truncation, power, two

ID Number:1320

Item Category:Signal Processing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What are system variables?

Keywords: customize, @, start, settings

ID Number:1312

Item Category:Programming

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I turn off sparklines when importing ASCII files?

Keywords: slow

ID Number:1303

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I find the area under my curve?

Keywords: peak, integrate

ID Number:1304

Item Category:Spectroscopy

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I parse out strings?

Keywords: processing, token, method

ID Number:1299

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What is Code Builder?

Keywords: code, debug, development, IDE

ID Number:1295

Item Category:Programming

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

Where can I find a list of available mathematical functions?

Keywords: mathematics, formula, math

ID Number:1301

Item Category:Mathematics

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I use ASCII Options saved with my template to import my file?

Keywords: meta, data, book, import

ID Number:1380

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I import custom date and time data?

Keywords: day, hour, minute, second

ID Number:1381

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I import multiple data files with the same format?

Keywords: repeat, automate, automation, batch

ID Number:1382

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What is the command window?

Keywords: panel, history, x-function, script, execute, run

ID Number:1383

Item Category:Programming

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

Can I access Extract Worksheet Data from script?

Keywords: subset, reduction

ID Number:1384

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I retrieve and use variables extracted from file name and header?

Keywords: meta, data, organizer, book, import, annotate

ID Number:1385

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

When I copy data from Microsoft Excel how can I have the text automatically appe

Keywords: row, header, heading

ID Number:1386

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What is the difference between data and image?

Keywords: view, bitmap

ID Number:1424

Item Category:Matrix

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What is the NAG library and how do I access it?

Keywords: custom, numeric, mathematics, statistics, stats, special

ID Number:1356

Item Category:Programming

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I locate the peaks in my data?

Keywords: peak, detection

ID Number:1343

Item Category:Spectroscopy

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I delete a variable?

Keywords: edit, session

ID Number:1345

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

Can I create stand alone applications with Origin C?

Keywords: EXE, custom, external

ID Number:1337

Item Category:Origin C

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I compute autocorrelation on a signal?

Keywords: compare, two, auto, autocorrelation, correlation

ID Number:1341

Item Category:Signal Processing

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I declare a variable so that it is available for an Origin session?

Keywords: global, project

ID Number:1420

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

Where can I find a list of available statistical functions?

Keywords: stats, statistics

ID Number:1421

Item Category:Statistics

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

What is current working folder and favorite folders?

Keywords: OGS, script, LabTalk

ID Number:1373

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I create custom toolbar buttons that run my script macros?

Keywords: automate, click, repeat

ID Number:1323

Item Category:LabTalk

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I create a function of two variables?

Keywords: matrix, surface

ID Number:1300

Item Category:Mathematics

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I import data from the clipboard or from a web page?

Keywords: copy

ID Number:1302

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:03 PM

How do I package multiple Origin files to share with a colleague?

Keywords: pack, unpack, zip, single

ID Number:1327

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I add and customize tables in a graph?

Keywords: analysis, result, publish, grid, link, parameter

ID Number:1330

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What are the restrictions on various object names?

Keywords: length, special, character, symbol

ID Number:1321

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

Is there a User Community site to share tools and applications?

Keywords: exchange, file, website

ID Number:1339

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I manually move and arrange layers?

Keywords: axes, plots, size, axis

ID Number:1349

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I customize the legend?

Keywords: dataset, symbol, special

ID Number:1352

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I make all text labels in my graph to have one consistent font size?

Keywords: drop, rise, bottom

ID Number:1314

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I change the relative size of subscripts and superscripts?

Keywords: font, custom

ID Number:1376

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I add tick marks to an axis at specific values?

Keywords: location, label, axes

ID Number:1377

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

Can I merge multiple graph windows into one?

Keywords: layers, single, page

ID Number:1378

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What customization options are available for graph axis titles?

Keywords: label, legend, text

ID Number:1379

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What is the System Theme and how does it affect my graphs?

Keywords: status, on, off

ID Number:1342

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What is Speed Mode and how does that affect my graph and my graph export?

Keywords: slow, fast, missing, data, all, part, redraw, display, points

ID Number:1340

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What is a graph template and what is a graph theme?

Keywords: settings, customize

ID Number:1347

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What is a graph layer and how many layers can I have in a graph page?

Keywords: axes, plots, multi, multiple, axis

ID Number:1348

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What are the different ways by which I can add data plots to an existing graph?

Keywords: layer, content, multiple, curve

ID Number:1350

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I share my custom graph settings with my colleague?

Keywords: template, theme, group

ID Number:1353

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I customize the symbol for one data point in my graph?

Keywords: special, format

ID Number:1354

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I define custom colors, and will they look the same on other computers?

Keywords: RGB

ID Number:1426

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I create a double Y axis graph?

Keywords: second, two

ID Number:1310

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What is the easiest way to copy graph settings from one graph to another?

Keywords: theme, template

ID Number:1363

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

Why does my graph look different on other computers?

Keywords: printer, driver, size

ID Number:1322

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I define global constants?

Keywords: set column values, parameters, calculation

ID Number:1316

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I label the data points in my graph with the x, y values?

Keywords: cursor, annotation

ID Number:1290

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I plot multiple datasets from different sheets or books into the same gra

Keywords: different, combine

ID Number:1291

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

Can I paste an external image into a graph page?

Keywords: picture, annotation

ID Number:1292

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

Can I use external color palette files to apply color to contour plots and other

Keywords: plot, group, image, PAL

ID Number:1370

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What is a dialog theme?

Keywords: settings, save, saving, repeat

ID Number:1298

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I add or remove properties from the System graph theme?

Keywords: status, on, off

ID Number:1294

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I change the position of the X and Y axes?

Keywords: swap, horizontal, vertical

ID Number:1332

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I prevent windows like the Quick Help window from docking?

Keywords: float, project explorer, results log, command window

ID Number:1367

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What is grouping and how does it affect operations on my graph?

Keywords: multiple, common, setting, increment

ID Number:1368

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I customize and reuse toolbar settings?

Keywords: preference

ID Number:1328

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

Is there an auto save feature for projects?

Keywords: power, crash, lose, work

ID Number:1329

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I add a second nonlinear x or y axis to my graph layer?

Keywords: link, formula, equation

ID Number:1417

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I insert Greek symbols and other special characters in a graph label?

Keywords: angstrom, degree, math, German umlaut, diaeresis, acute, tilde, accent mark

ID Number:1357

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I combine multiple legends into one?

Keywords: merge, box, single

ID Number:1406

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I change the order of data plotted in a graph layer?

Keywords: rearrange

ID Number:1407

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I make negative values in a column graph to plot downwards from zero?

Keywords: drop, rise, bottom

ID Number:1408

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

What is User Files Folder and where are my personal settings stored?

Keywords: template, theme, function

ID Number:1414

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I set custom offsets for the curves in my waterfall plot?

Keywords: stack

ID Number:1415

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

My dockable window is missing. How do I get it back?

Keywords: docked, project explorer, command, history, data info

ID Number:1391

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I create a contour and surface graph from my XYZ data?

Keywords: gridding, triangulate, triangulation, matrix

ID Number:1392

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I prevent the Results Log window from opening?

Keywords: automatically, popping up

ID Number:1389

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I add and arrange layers to a graph page?

Keywords: align, move, swap, resize, adjust

ID Number:1394

Item Category:Graph

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:02 PM

How do I identify and eliminate outliers?

Keywords: bad, experiment

ID Number:1393

Item Category:Data Exploration

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I perform curve fitting on my histogram plot?

Keywords: frequency, Gaussian, distribution, normal

ID Number:1400

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

Why do I need to provide initial parameter estimates for my user-defined fitting

Keywords: convergence, converge, iteration, iterate

ID Number:1401

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

Can I do curve fitting with X error bars?

Keywords: y, experimental

ID Number:1402

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I set the same bounds to parameters when fitting multiple datasets?

Keywords: multi, many, share, sharing

ID Number:1413

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

Why am I not getting a good fit?

Keywords: quality, goodness, chi square, r square, chi-square, r-square, poor, bad

ID Number:1409

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

Why can't I reproduce the fit curve using reported parameters?

Keywords: incorrect, difference

ID Number:1410

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I call the NAG library in my user-defined fit equation?

Keywords: special, functions

ID Number:1411

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I fit a single dataset with multiple instances of one function?

Keywords: replica, peak, repeat

ID Number:1331

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

What is the difference between global fit and independent fit?

Keywords: nonlinear, regression, multiple datasets

ID Number:1334

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I control the size of the graph I copy from Origin and paste into Microso

Keywords: large, big

ID Number:1315

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I further process or plot results contained in report sheet tables?

Keywords: manipulate, copy

ID Number:1364

Item Category:Data Manipulation

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I export graphs with exact size and resolution as specified by publishers

Keywords: DPI, large, disk, file

ID Number:1365

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I find the average of multiple columns or data plots?

Keywords: standard deviation, standard error, mean

ID Number:1311

Item Category:Data Manipulation

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

What accelerator or shortcut keys are supported?

Keywords: marker, lock, keyboard, hotkey

ID Number:1313

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

Why does my fit curve appear jagged and not smooth?

Keywords: poor, bad

ID Number:1425

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

What are these markers and what is this lock on my graph?

Keywords: plots, data, nonlinear, regression, arrow, magenta, pink, range, analysis, green, range

ID Number:1305

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

Why is my fitting function not compiling?

Keywords: user-defined, expression, equation, Origin C

ID Number:1296

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I know if my fit result is good?

Keywords: quality, goodness, chi square, r square, chi-square, r-square, poor, bad

ID Number:1306

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I know if an analysis result is not up to date?

Keywords: lock, symbol, red, auto, update, yellow, green

ID Number:1355

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I compare datasets or fitting models?

Keywords: result, parameter, comparison, experiments

ID Number:1361

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I normalize my data?

Keywords: math, manipulate, one

ID Number:1309

Item Category:Data Manipulation

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I average N multiple curves when the X values of each curve are different

Keywords: standard deviation, standard error, mean

ID Number:1351

Item Category:Data Manipulation

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

What does the NLFit error code mean and what can I do?

Keywords: -101, -100, 0, 1, 100, 101, -200, -201, -101,

ID Number:1346

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I find Y or X values from new X or Y values based on my fit curve?

Keywords: calibration, calibrate, lookup table

ID Number:1336

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I fit replicate data?

Keywords: multiple, repeat

ID Number:1338

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

What is the precision of results from analysis operations?

Keywords: significant, digits, decimal

ID Number:1374

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I fit all curves in my layer or graph?

Keywords: plots, data, nonlinear, regression, multiple datasets

ID Number:1333

Item Category:Curve Fitting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I sort my data?

Keywords: ascending, descending

ID Number:1308

Item Category:Data Manipulation

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

What does the Recalculate drop-down in various dialogs do?

Keywords: auto update, repeat, automatic, yellow

ID Number:1297

Item Category:General

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 5:36:01 PM

How do I customize Drag and Drop and File Open for various import file types?

Keywords: filter, settings, customize

ID Number:1395

Item Category:Importing/Exporting

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:1/9/2008 11:44:31 AM

Fitting with y error fails when errors are zero, missing, or very small

When fitting with errors, if some error values are zero, or very small, or are missing value, then fitting may fail for certain weighting methods. Fit Status error values will be -204, -205 or -206.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1142

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:12/21/2007 3:22:29 PM

Matrix gridding dialog does not work in 8SR0

In version 8 SR0, when the Worksheet|Convert to Matrix|XYZ Gridding menu item is invoked, the dialog does not open.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1140

Item Category:Analysis

Material Type:Bug

Last Modified:12/12/2007 4:09:46 PM

Electronic state analysis of a heavily overdoped high temperature superconductor

In the mid-1980s, a new class of multi-layered copper-based superconductors was discovered with transition temperatures ranging above 100K. These posed two of the most important unsolved questions in physics: what makes these materials superconductors, and is it possible to achieve superconductivity at room temperature?

Keywords: 

ID Number:1121

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Case Study

Last Modified:11/20/2007 1:06:45 PM

Speed mode setting in profile/contour plots

Sometimes the speed mode setting remains on although you have turned it off. The reason is that some of the contour lines cannot be drawn because the logical resolution of the screen (which in Origin corresponds to the physical resolution of the default printer), has been met.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1117

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Limitation

Last Modified:11/20/2007 12:54:54 PM

Overlay multiple Contour Graphs

To allow overlayed Contour Graphs to display properly, you must turn off image caching for the top layers.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1126

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:11/20/2007 11:27:00 AM

Simulate 3D Error bars

A workaround is provided to enable 3D Error Bars on 3D Scatter/Trajectory graphs.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1127

Item Category:Graph Windows

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:11/20/2007 11:20:18 AM

The Origin Color Palette

The Origin Color Palette is discussed with regard to the Origin interface and shared Origin project files.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1111

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:11/20/2007 9:40:03 AM

Inserting Origin Data Plot Symbols in Other Applications

Origin installs a True Type font set called Origin into the Windows \FONTS folder. This font set includes the data plot symbols available from the symbol gallery on the Symbol tab of the Plot Details dialog box, and the line styles available from the Style drop-down list on the Line tab of the Plot Details dialog box.

Keywords: 

ID Number:1113

Item Category:Graphic / Text Objects

Material Type:Tip

Last Modified:11/20/2007 9:36:17 AM

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About ... The Origin Matrix

A thorough discussion of the complete metrics of a Matrix Window followed by a script that uses the information to label a point on a contour graph.

Keywords: 

ID Number:560

Item Category:Matrix Windows

Material Type:Reference

Last Modified:11/20/2007 9:34:55 AM

Masking Data

In this Technical Review article, users will learn how to create and manipulate masks through both the worksheet and graph window using the Mask toolbar, its buttons, and shortcut menus and will see its advantages when performing certain analyses.

Keywords: 

ID Number:339

Item Category:DAQ

Material Type:Article

Last Modified:11/19/2007 2:12:47 AM

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