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Save as .TXT by default

Postby Poco » Tue Jan 21, 2014 1:35 pm

Hi,
Is it possible to save all test results as .txt files instead as .PSD files? We are running ver 5.16.2. I checked the documentation and I don't see any method of doing this. Many thanks,
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Re: Save as .TXT by default

Postby Martyn » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:27 am

You can load in a psd file and then use File->SaveAs to convert to txt
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Re: Save as .TXT by default

Postby Poco » Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:21 pm

Hi Martyn,
Thank you for your reply. I understand you can do this. We create 300 PSD files each day and I was looking for a way to automatically save each test as a TXT file. I am aware I can batch convert, but creating TXT files on the fly is my aim. Is there any way to accomplish this?
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Re: Save as .TXT by default

Postby Martyn » Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:34 pm

Which device do you have, and are you restricted to using Picoscope 5 ?
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Re: Save as .TXT by default

Postby Poco » Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:08 pm

Hi Martyn,
It is a ADC212. I think version 5 will only work with this model.
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Re: Save as .TXT by default

Postby Martyn » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:27 am

Unfortunately it is not possible to automatically save to txt format with Picoscope 5 software, and as you have identified you are restricted to this version of the software with the ADC212. So I am sorry but the batch convert would be the only option in this case.
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Re: Save as .TXT by default

Postby Poco » Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:04 am

Thank you for your reply. Is it possible with any of your other products?
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Re: Save as .TXT by default

Postby Martyn » Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:24 am

Picoscope 6 software has the ability to setup alarm conditions and perform actions. The conditions can include capture complete, buffers full, masks fail etc, and the actions can include write to file in specified format, and restart capture. The software supports our oscilloscope range as well as the Picolog1000 series devices.

The other option would be to download the SDK for the ADC212 and use the excel example to read data into that, particularly if that is the reason you are writing to txt files.
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