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Visualizing TDMS Data

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    Last Modified: February 14, 2020

    Display measurement data from a TDMS file (.tdms) on a chart to visualize results and trends.

    Before you visualize your measurement data, upload TDMS files in the File Viewer on SystemLink Cloud.
    1. On SystemLink Cloud, click Data and then click Files.
    2. Select the TDMS file with the measurement data you want to visualize.
    3. Click Preview to launch the data previewer.
    4. In Explore, select the file. The graph displays the measurement data from the file.
    5. Use the tasks in the following table to visualize your data according to your goal(s).
      Goal Task
      Visualize specific channel data on the graph
      1. Expand the tree to the channels.

      2. Enable or disable the channel(s).
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        Note

        You can highlight a channel without disabling other channels.

      Visualize specific channel data in a table
      1. In Explore, select the TDMS file and expand the tree to the channels.

      2. Click the channel(s) you want to visualize.
      3. Expand Channel Data to view the data in the table.
      Visualize the properties of the TDMS file, group, or channel(s)
      1. In Explore, click either the TDMS file, group, or channel name.
      2. In Properties, expand or collapse sections to visualize property information.
      Visualize channel measurements on a graph
      1. On the toolbar, click Filter .
      2. In the drop-down, select a channel and click +.
      3. Create a filter to display the measurements on the graph. Use one of the following methods to filter the measurements.
        • Define specific measurement criteria for the filter to display on the graph. For example, if you want to display results greater than or equal to 24.914 degrees Celsius, enter X >= 24.914.
        • Select the measurements you want to display on the graph.
      4. Repeat step c to add more channel data to the filter.
    6. Optional: Save the measurement data on your machine.
      1. Click » Data» Files .
      2. Select the TDMS file and click Download .

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