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Select an article below to learn how to create and share reports of your sample data.


Generate reports from templates to quickly save or share your data as Microsoft™ Word™, PowerPoint™, or Excel™ files, or export your spectra, workflows, or settings.

To create a report from the touchscreen interface

  1. From the spectral view, open the menu and select Create Report.
  2. Enter a title for your report, select a directory to save the report to, choose a format, and finally select a template. The preview updates to match your format and template selection.
    If you select Save as your format, your report data is saved to your database.
  3. To configure the template, touch Options and select items to include. Touch OK to save your selection.
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  1. Touch Create.

To create a report from the desktop interface

  1. From the spectra view, select File > Create Report.
  2. Enter a title for your report and select a format and template option.The preview updates to match your selections.
    If you select Save as your format, your report data is saved to the database.
  3. To configure the template, click Options and select items to include. Click OK to save your selection.
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  1. Click Create.

To create a report from the touchscreen interface

  1. From the spectral view, open the menu and select Create Report.
  2. Enter a title for your report, select a directory to save the report to, choose a format, and finally select a template. The preview updates to match your format and template selection.
    If you select Save as your format, your report data is saved to your database.
  3. To configure the template, touch Options and select items to include. Touch OK to save your selection.
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  1. Touch Create.

To create a report from the desktop interface

  1. From the spectra view, select File > Create Report.
  2. Enter a title for your report and select a format and template option.The preview updates to match your selections.
    If you select Save as your format, your report data is saved to the database.
  3. To configure the template, click Options and select items to include. Click OK to save your selection.
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  1. Click Create.

Export Settings, Spectra, or Workflows

Use OMNIC Paradigm software for desktop to export settings and workflows. Export spectra in either desktop or touchscreen mode.

To export settings

  1. Select the settings you wish to export from the Settings list.
  2. Select Acquire Data > Export Settings.
  3. Name the settings file and click Save.
    Settings are saved with a .expx file extension. These settings files store your measurement settings but not Search, QCheck, or Quantification settings. Settings files with a .expx file extension are not compatible with previous versions of OMNIC software.

To export workflows

  • If you are using the desktop interface
  1. In the Workflows pane, right-click the workflow you wish to export and select Export from the menu.
  2. Name your workflow file and click Save.
    Workflow files are saved with a .rwfl file extension.
  • If you are using the touchscreen interface
  1. In the workflows tab, select the workflow you wish to export and select the more options menu.
  2. Select Export.
  3. Name your workflow file and touch Save.
    Workflow files are saved with a .rwfl file extension.

 

To export measurements

  • If you are using the desktop interface
  1. In the Measurements pane, right-click the spectrum you wish to export and select Export.
  2. Name your spectrum file and click Save. Spectra are saved with a .spa file extension.
  • If you are using the touchscreen interface
  1. From the home screen, select the Measurements tab.
  2. Open the more options menu [ ] and select Export.
  3. Touch Save. Spectra are saved with a .spa file extension.

To export a spectrum

  1. In the Measurements pane, right-click the spectrum you wish to export and select Export.
  2. Name your spectrum file and click Save. Spectra are saved with a .spa file extension.

To export measurements

  • If you are using the desktop interface
  1. In the Measurements pane, right-click the spectrum you wish to export and select Export.
  2. Name your spectrum file and click Save. Spectra are saved with a .spa file extension.
  • If you are using the touchscreen interface
  1. From the home screen, select the Measurements tab.
  2. Open the more options menu [ ] and select Export.
  3. Touch Save. Spectra are saved with a .spa file extension.

To export a spectrum

  1. In the Measurements pane, right-click the spectrum you wish to export and select Export.
  2. Name your spectrum file and click Save. Spectra are saved with a .spa file extension.

A Historical Spectrum report includes detailed information about how a measurement changed over time as you carried out processing and analysis. The report shows the spectrum at each step in the history.

Creating a report of the measurement history is similar to creating other reports but requires you to first open the Historical Data view. The Historical Spectrum template will not be available if you open Create Report from the normal Spectral View.

To create a Historical Spectrum report

  1. Using the desktop interface, open a measurement in the Spectral View.
  2. Navigate to the measurement history tab.
  3. Right-click any item in the history and select Measurement History.

  1. Open the File menu and select Create Report.
  2. In the Create Report dialog, enter a title for the report, select a format, and edit any template options. Only the Print and Save formats are available for Historical Spectrum template reports.
  3. Click Create.

Use the Annotation Tools to add custom labels or to highlight features of a spectrum. Annotations are great for adding extra information to reports when presenting or sharing your data.

You can create annotations only in the Desktop interface.

To add peak annotations to a spectrum

  1. In the Spectral view, select a spectrum.
  2. Right-click the spectral pane, select Display Tools, and select either Peak Area or Peak Height.
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  1. Adjust the settings for the peak tools and click Save.
  2. To move the annotation, click and drag the text.

Peak height and peak area annotations cannot be edited or deleted using the right-click menu. To remove them, use the history to revert to an earlier processing step.

To add custom labels and annotations to a spectrum

  1. In the Spectral view, select a spectrum.
  2. Right-click the spectral pane, select Annotation Tools, and select an annotation option.
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  1. To move the annotation, click and drag the text or, for an Ellipse or Rectangle, click and drag the top of the shape.
  2. Right-click an annotation for additional customization options.
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