Import Spectra

Import spectra

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Allows users to import spectra and its associated metadata into current workspace.

The import pop up allows to directly drag&drop files or navigate through your own Operating System files menu.

Suported files include:

File FormatDescription
.spspSpectrify native file format
plain text (.csv, .txt,...)Based on 2-column structure
jcamp-dx (.jdx, .dx)JCAMP Standard based files

Advanced importer

Activate the Advanced Importer button in the Import pop up menu to access Advanced Import options.

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Advanced Import Options allow users to inspect file contents, preventing conflicts and displaying relevant information:

  • File Details: The top-left vignette shows the current file name and its order when multiple files are loaded.
  • Raw Content Preview: The top-right vignette displays the first 25 rows of the current document.
  • Settings Panel: The bottom-left vignette enables selecting a different column delimiter symbol and starting the import from a specific line, allowing the skipping of irrelevant header information.
  • Parsed Data Preview: The bottom-right vignette displays modified data based on the settings panel, helping to ensure the correct import style with 2 columns for X-Axis values and intensities.
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  • Apply: Will apply the settings to the current file, opening to the next one.
  • Apply to All Files: Will apply same setting to all uploaded files.

Import errors

An import error occurs due to an unexpected file format. Using Advanced Mode for file inspection may resolve this issue.

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