Knowledgebase - How do I load my data into the Data List and change my data from one file to the next file?

In FCS Express, changing your data files from one file to another can be easily performed in different ways.

First, simply add your data files to the Data List. This can be done in one of two ways. If your data is already in the Data List, jump to the next section.

Click below to see a brief video that shows these steps in detail.

 

  • By clicking on the green "+" sign, navingating to and selecting the files to be analyzed.

  • By dragging and dropping the files from Windows Explorer into the Data List.

Once the data is loaded into the Data List and displayed within your plots, data can be changed by:

Change Data on All Objects

From the Data tab, under the Change Data on All Objects section:

  • Use the blue Previous or Next buttons to advance through the data within the Data List.

  • Select the Iteration Number from the Iteration drop down menu.

  • Click on the Select button to change to another file within the Data List or on your computer network.

From the Data List:

  • Click on the Iteration Number.

  • Select a file, click on the Change File button in the toolbar and select the option to Change Data on All Plots.

  • Double click on a file within the Data List and choose Change All Overlays on All Objects to the Selected File or Change Base Overlay on All Objects to the Selected File.

 

Change Data on Selected Objects

From the Data tab, under the Change Data on Selection section:

  • Use the green Previous or Next buttons to advance through the data within the Data List.

  • Click on the Select button to change to another file within the Data List or on your computer network.

From the Data List:

  • Select a file, click on the Change File button in the toolbar and select the option to Change Data on Selected Plots.
  • Double click on a file within the Data List and choose Change All Overlays on Selected Objects to the Selected File or Change Base Overlay on Selected Objects to the Selected File.

On the Plot itself:

  • Right click on the plot and select Change File.
  • Navigate to a file in the Data List or on your computer network.