How do i open the pddata file

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scopeman
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How do i open the pddata file

Post by scopeman » Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:25 pm

Hi i did a compression test today using the software that came with pico scope.Did the compression test and saved the file but it saved it as a pddata file and i cannot open it .Was hoping i could get to see the test.

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Re: How do i open the pddata file

Post by PicoKev » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:39 pm

.pddata files should open just like any other if you have the same or later version (that the file was created in) of Pico Diagnostics installed on the device you have the file saved on.

Either double click on the file in file manager or open Pico Diagnostics and click "File" then "load" select the file you want to open and click the "Open" tab and it should all work. :D
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Re: How do i open the pddata file

Post by scopeman » Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:07 pm

Hi thanks .Tried doing that but keep getting error message " value cannot be null.parameter name.source"

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Re: How do i open the pddata file

Post by PicoKev » Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:59 pm

That sounds like a db error possibly the file corrupted on save? Have you saved any other files to test?

Best thing to do is to send the file to support@picotech.com along with the details of the PD software version you used and the OS / PC details. That way you help the process of making sure that the software is as good as it can be.

Kev.

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Re: How do i open the pddata file

Post by scopeman » Sat Aug 13, 2016 1:27 pm

Hi thanks for the help.Yes i have saved other files from sensor tests i did .They all were saved as psdata files and work fine.Just the compression test saved as PDDATA file and will not open.

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Re: How do i open the pddata file

Post by PicoPhil » Thu Sep 08, 2016 11:24 am

Hi
Was this test done in PicoScope 6 or Pico Diagnostics ?
Any file should just open when PicoScope is installed on a laptop or PC even without the scope plugged in.
Which version software are you using.
Thanks Phil R

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Re: How do i open the pddata file

Post by hvac » Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:52 am

Yesterday I encountered the same problem.
Win 7 and picodiagnostics, comp test wont open.

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