the data compare feature in origin lets you compare data values by a numeric, a string, or date-time difference. the difference can be absolute or relative. you can specify user-defined user-defined text as the comparison criteria.
the matching tool in origin lets you find and display one or more rows in a worksheet. matching results are displayed in the worksheet or graphed to show how the data values in each row match the user-defined criteria.
the drag to column tool in origin lets you move worksheet data from a source worksheet to a target worksheet. dragging multiple rows results in an append operation. you can copy data from the source worksheet to the target worksheet, and display the results of the operation in the target worksheet.
the data set manager tool in origin lets you create worksheets for different data sets. you can copy or export data to or from an existing data set. origin automatically recognizes when a data set is created, copied, or overwritten, and can notify you when one of these operations occurs.
the data load tool in origin can automatically save data from microsoft excel, workbooks, worksheets, and pivot tables to a data set. origin supports the import of comma-separated values,.csv, excel files, and comma-separated files. you can also import or export worksheet data to or from a pivot table.
origin supports a wide range of data types including text, numbers, times, dates, and booleans. logarithmic and exponential scales are supported. origin also supports custom data types, so you can create worksheet columns to store custom data.