How to copy and paste measurements

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Re: How to copy and paste measurements

Post by Martyn » Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:38 am

Admin rights shouldn't be necessary, however the folder writing permissions would need to be correct.

If this is still causing an issue please email support@picotech.com and one of the team will be able to look at this in more detail.
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Re: How to copy and paste measurements

Post by stevehickey » Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:46 am

Hi (My first post),
Win 10, 64 bit,
Picoscope.com /a Measurements.CSV? >> measurements.csv

file columns are different every time - see three versions below
Also difficult to parse and convert mV, uV etc

0ms: Measurements.CSV?
A DC Average -141.6 mV -142.3 mV -141.4 mV -141.9 mV 279.9 æV 20 WholeTrace

0ms: Measurements.CSV?
A DC Average -161.9 mV -162.8 mV -161.3 mV -162.3
mV 351.3 æV 20 WholeTrace

0ms: Measurements.CSV?
A DC Average -144 mV -144.2 mV -142.2
mV -142.9
mV 685.2
æV 20 WholeTrace

As for the command line options, there is a list, but nowhere documented the necessary syntax.
Keen for help,
thanks in anticip,
Steve

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Re: How to copy and paste measurements

Post by Hitesh » Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:25 pm

Hi Steve,

This might be down to character sets. In testing, I found that the 'mu' symbol is fine when displayed in the Command Prompt window but not when exporting to file.

Our Development Team are looking at measurements so I will report this.

With regards to the Automation Commands, please refer to this post.

Additionally, use ? at end of an option to find out about the item and for outputs

e.g.

Timebases

Code: Select all

picoscope.com /a CollectionTime? - Queries options for timebase
picoscope.com /a CollectionTime.Next - chooses next timebase
picoscope.com /a CollectionTime.Items? - lists timebases available
picoscope.com /a CollectionTime.SelectedIndex=0 - chooses first timebase
Regards,
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Re: How to copy and paste measurements

Post by stevehickey » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:19 am

Thanks Hitesh,
So I'm using a batch file, hitting Enter when I want to record data.
In a DOS box At CMD prompt, I type the Measurements command and I get only one line back - GOOD!
But when that same command is in the batch file with text result >> sent to file, it breaks into multiple lines.
The number of lines may vary after reboot - BAD!
Of course I then want to parse this text file to input to Excel, it is not proper CSV, and the units vary uV (aeV), mV and nothing for V. All that very much complicates conversion.

While I'm on it: It's frustrating to have to always reset the LP filter settings on restart.

I'd really like to have the Excel com control but had no luck with several flavors.

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Re: How to copy and paste measurements

Post by Martyn » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:31 am

Which O/S are you using on your PC's ?
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Re: How to copy and paste measurements

Post by Bastian » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:46 am

Dear all,

thanks for the samples, you posted.
In a batch, it is working fine. But i need, 4 chanels reading.
Is there a option, where I can define which channel?
At the moment, i get only chanel D Values.
I Use 5442A with PicoScope6 Win7 enterprise.

Thanks in advance
Bastian

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Re: How to copy and paste measurements

Post by Martyn » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:36 am

Can you post a psdata file showing the measurements you are doing.
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