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Author:  Wood Ant [ Fri Jul 31, 2009 9:50 pm ]
Post subject:  Can I archive my own Data

Hello,

Does any kind person kow if DA V2.07 std archive data.
Is so can some find person script ?

I would like eventually to store my data on CD and make my own archives

Many Thanks

Michael

Author:  Joseph Lanza [ Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:42 pm ]
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I don't believe there is a specific command in DA to archive data. I have had success, however, with selecting "view raw data" from the "file" dropdown menu. A separate window will open with the raw data in it. Click inside the window and use Ctrl-A to select all (it will highlight all the text in the window). Then copy and paste to Notepad. Save the Notepad data as a text file. To re-import it into DA, use the "Import specific file" command from the "file" dropdown menu.

The only shortcoming I can see is that when you general a chart using the imported data, the chart will show the date as undetermined. So long as you properly label the charts, it shouldn't be a problem. I label mine through the way I name them, e.g. SLP 090909 1100Z.jpg or something similar.

The date may show properly if you give your Notepad file a DA extension. I haven't tried that yet as I've been somewhat lazy archiving data.

Hope that helps.

Joseph Lanza

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