New Features and Upgrade Resources for NI DIAdem

Each new release of NI DIAdem aims to make you more productive and more efficient when visualizing, analyzing, and reporting data so that you can spend more time on the tasks that truly matter, like making decisions with the information you extract from data. DIAdem 2012 introduces several new features that make data processing even faster and easier than before.

Top New Features


Develop Scripts Faster With the New Object-Oriented Report API

Reduce your programming time and effort using the object-oriented VBScript API for reporting, complete with syntax highlighting and code completion.

Analyze More Data With New Functions

Analyze your data using new engineering functions that range from basic math to signal processing and more.

Check for Updates to DataPlugins From Within DIAdem

Always have the most current DataPlugins with the DataPlugin Update Manager, which checks for updates.

Use Scalable Background Images for 2D Charts

Give more meaning to your data by adding graphic images to the background of a 2D axis system in your reports.

Extended Navigator Context Menu

Increased flexibility to copy, paste, delete, rename, and write to a protected data file from the Navigator makes working with your data a breeze.

Obtain Enhanced Reporting Performance and Usability

Reports now load faster than ever before and support generating object-oriented syntax for variables, custom interactive experience for the creation of coordinates, and more.

Complete List of 2012 Features

Read about all of the features included in DIAdem 2012.

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Navigator and DataFinder
Load reduced data sets for faster processing
Load ASCII data easily with a DataPlugin Wizard
Interface with DataFinder Server Edition
Optimize custom properties in DataFinder
Connect to databases using ADO
Read and write TDMS files
Preview channels before loading
Create ProcessedChannels in DataPlugins
Load TDM and TDMS files into Microsoft Excel
Connect search parameters with Boolean OR
Select All Results from the context menu
Open results using Windows Explorer
Load and save DataFinder configuration files
Convert CAN log files with an integrated converter
Preview channels in the Data Portal
Double-click TDM/S files to open in Microsoft Excel
Query ASAM ODS databases with simplicity
Load Microsoft Excel files with a DataPlugin Wizard
Quickly load TDM/S files with flexible loading
Process large data sets with improved speed
Update DataPlugins from within DIAdem
Create, edit, and resize channels interactively
Copy coordinates to clipboard
Replace data blocks in block operations
Map data onto 3D models as coloring or deformation
Scale 2D axis systems logarithmically
Display graphs using multiple Y-axes
Display 3D contour areas
Synchronize GPS data playback on map display
Play back audio data
Embed scriptable user dialogs in VIEW areas
Overlay GPS tracks in map displays
Drag and drop channels to dialog boxes and subaxes
Perform FFTs on channels that are not powers of two
Use VBS syntax in the Calculator
Execute MathScript routines from LabVIEW
Calculate process capability indexes
Replace NoValues during processing
Calculate Hilbert Transformations in Inverse FFTs
Covert measurement quantities with a Units Catalog
Use the Calculate button for repeated analysis
Preview calculation results in analysis dialogs
Organize calculations with the Calculation Manager
Filter using Savitzky-Golay algorithm
Calculate shock response spectrum
Drag and drop properties to the Calculation Manager
Extract single tone information
Peak detector
Signal-to-noise and distortion analysis
Rotate 3D graphs interactively
Display 3D axis systems with characteristic diagrams
Highlight objects on cursor hover
Transform curves in 2D axis systems
Reuse report sections with Master Layouts
Embed graphic files in report layouts
Append pages to existing PDF reports
Shade 2D axis systems
Display symbols at specific coordinates
Shade report object backgrounds with color
Adjust line styles for report objects
Display spikes/labels/markers in 3D graphs
Reference channels using wildcard characters
Display mathematical formula graphics
Highlight background segments on 2D axis systems
Export reports to Microsoft PowerPoint
Manage reports with advanced dialog
Call out anomalies with curve coordinates
Preview curve snippets
Object-oriented VBScript API for Report
Scalable background images for 2D charts
Execute LabVIEW VIs
Register encrypted scripts as user commands
Use XTables for extended tables in user dialogs
Save references in path variables during recording
Access internal data with an object-oriented interface
Manipulate the Data Portal with the Portal object
Create scripts using CodeCompletion
Customize the environment programmatically
Create non-modal user dialogs
Specify a workspace file for default settings
Preview available functions and objects
Visualize scripts with syntax highlighting
Organize scripts using code folding and SmartInfo
Transfer data from distributed systems using FTP
Auto-completion of enums

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