What's New in ACD/Optical Workbook

Software Update: Version 2015, Pack 2

What's New in ACD/Optical Workbook. Software Update: Version 2015, Pack 2. Improvements to the Clustering Add-on.
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Improvements to the Clustering Add-on

General Features

  • Support for the Unicode Standard (text and characters from all major writing systems)
  • Select user data and spectrum parameters for export to MatLab/Eigenvector (.MAT)
  • Support for export of spectral data and parameters into SDF, TXT, and CSV files
  • Improvements to the Clustering Add-On

Databasing and Knowledge Management

  • Automatic recognition of textual data associated with molecular structures/schemes when adding/updating the structures, reactions, and reaction schemes from the ChemSketch window
  • Extended capabilities for stoichiometric calculations for reactions
  • Merge spectral data on import
  • Add/Update molecular structures with ambiguous atoms and/or bonds
  • Improve speed performance and reduce disk space by compressing spectral data in the database
  • Capability to implement different data input forms for different spectral data types when adding/updating databases
  • Improved data visualization
    • Set up a template to view custom regions of spectra
    • Autofit column width in User Tables and Spectrum/Chromatogram Tables Screen and data input forms
    • New Default (One Record) screen form for visualization of records in the database
  • Improvements to search functionality
    • Implementation of calendar functionality for date queries
    • What's New in ACD/Optical Workbook. Software Update: Version 2015, Pack 2. Global metadata searching across all levels in the  database.
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      Global metadata searching across all levels in the database
    • Global metadata searching across all levels in the database
  • Reporting improvements
    • New report template for complex LC/UV/MS and GC/UV/MS data sets
    • Improved support of tabular data in standard MS Word reports
  • Expanded capabilities when using Screen Forms
    • Select spectra for display based on spectral parameters
    • Specify field label background colors
    • Capability to enforce validation of data in text fields—ability to modify the warning message

A number of general ease of use improvements have also been made. For specific questions about your installation please contact your local account manager or complete our request form.


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