Origin 2021 Features

Analysis

Average Multiple Curves with Different X Ranges Issue  

No extrapolation added when averaging multiple curves

Find solutions that minimize or maximize a function defined in a worksheet's cell.  

Optimization Solver app can be used to find solutions that minimize or maximize a function defined in a worksheet's cell. It can also be used for curve fitting by defining the residual sum of squares as the target function for minimization.

GCAS function has no abs  

abs in the GCAS function is not necessary and so it’s removed now.

HTML Report Assistant  

HTML Report Assistant app

Improvement on Operation Lock tooltip  

Improved info. shows when mousing over the green lock

Moving Average Functions NANUM (Missing value) Ignore or Zero Issues  

Moving Average Functions NANUM (Missing value) Ignore or Zero Issues

Need consistent way for date time data in grouping variable  

Improved tools that support group column with date time data so the output will be sorted by meaningful week, month, quarter, etc. order.

Peak Analyzer default theme setting changes  

Enable Linear Constraints Status and Constraints are checked by default

Perform detrended correspondence analysis.  

Detrended Correspondence Analysis App can be used to perform detrended correspondence analysis (DCA). It is a multivariate method that corrects for the major problems (the arch effect and compression of the ends of the gradient) of Correspondence Analysis.

Perform neural network fitting using Python.  

Neural Network Regression App fits data with neural network backpropagation.

Periodic Report app is capable of grouping data according to periodic date/time range using specified statistical value.  
  • Download Periodic Report app from the page and install the app.

  • With a worksheet window activated, click the app icon to bring up the dialog.

    1. Choose Input columns for grouping, and date/time column for periodic calculation.

    2. Select how to merge the input columns, including 1st point, last point, mean, sd, mean and sd

Pre-ship Fitting Function Library App and show it in appropriate tools  

In Fitting Function Builder and NLFit dialog, there is Fitting Function Library link to download extra fitting functions provided by our website.

Range String Builder dialog updates  

Makes it easier to build output range

Rank multiple fitting functions by their fit reports.  

Rank Models by Fit Reports app can be used to rank fitting functions by fit reports. It can find the optimal model by AIC, BIC, Adj. R-Square, Reduced Chi-Sqr or Residual Sum of Squares.

Set Sampling Interval in average multiple curves result  

If all input Y has same sampling interval, no seperate X column will be created

Significance Label for ANOVA Result Worksheet  

ANOVA Result Worksheet adds Grouping Letters Table in Means Comparison

Statistics on Rows support multiple sheets as input  

In Data Range box, user can enter (1:10)!A:B to do rowwise statistics of column A to B on sheets 1 to 10.

Support Open Book(s) buttons from Summary Sheet when Data Source is set to Use Existing Data  

Buttons on summary sheet will also work if the Data source is Use Existing Data in batch processing

Support set sampling interval on locked columns  

Support set sampling interval on locked columns

Use the apparent values for integration according to the current axis scales.  

Apparent Integration App calculates apparent integral in Cartesian and polar coordinates according to the current axis scales.

Vertical Cursor supports side by side layers  

In the past, Vertical cursor only worked for layers stacked vertically in same graph. Now it will work for layers even on the left or right side

Data Handling

@ISC=0 did not work  

@ISC=0 System Variable fixed and a wks level control “wks.isc“ has been added.

Aligning on decimal character in column  

Numbers are usally right aligned. Now you can align numbers by decimal points in a column

Allow setting HTML color code in colors popup.  

Entering HTML color code to create color

Alt+Enter for new line  

We used to use Ctrl+Enter for new line. Changed to Alt+Enter to be consistent with other softwares

Better Handling of Time Data that Wrap Around Midnight  

Mini toolbar buttons is added to handle date/time data what wrap around midnight

Better support of *.dat file with CSV Connector  

Drag and drop of *.dat files will use CSV Connector if no Import filter is checked for Drag and drop of that file type.

Change Column (Cell) Format on Pasting Date Time Data  

Check if copied data is date and time and paste accordingly

Clone Import for Data Connector  

Clone Import for Data Connector-based imports is now supported.

Connect to a Yokogawa WDF file.  

Yokogawa WDF Connector App connects the Origin project to Yokogawa WDF files. Yokogawa WDF Connector App is not pre-installed with Origin. To install, click Data: Connect to File: Add New.... The App Center opens listing only Connector Apps. Click the Download and Install button beside Yokogawa WDF Connector to install the App.

Connect to NI TDMS file.  

TDMS Connector App is not pre-installed with Origin. To install, click Data: Connect to File: Add New.... The App Center opens listing only Connector Apps. Click the Download and Install button beside TDMS Connector to install the App.

CSV Connector allows Append Rows  

CSV Connector now permits appending rows to columns.

Data Display Format buttons on Column Mini toolbar  

Use mini toolbar to customize date and time display or numeric digits

Data; Connect Multiple Files improvement  

Data: Connect Multiple Files… a Source drop-down list has been added that allows for Specified Files or all Files in Specified Folder.

DC Connected Sheet remembers customized sheet name  

A DC-connected worksheet now remembers a customized sheet name and does not change its name.

Easier way to select highlighted columns in worksheet in Worksheet Query dialog  

Newly added checkbox Check all Selected Columns Extract to quickly select highlighted columns only

Excel like Formula bar  

Excel like formula bar is added on the top part for easier view column/cell formula and long cell contents

import Bruker DQL/RAW files  

A new DC DC to import Bruker DQL/RAW files has been created.

Import Menu Customization - Make it easier to find more Import Apps  

Import Menu Customization via Customize… menu- makes it easier to find more DC Apps

Import tables in the pdf file.  

Import PDF Tables app can be used to import tables in the pdf file.

Improved Sample Formula  

New sample formula are added and out of date ones are removed

ISO Date-Time Format More Issues  

CSV Data Connector now supports Zulu Time (UTC).

MATLAB connector supports Tables  

MATLAB connector supports importing tables from .MAT files.

Matlab DC supports opaque variable like date time in v6/v7 version files  

Matlab DC supports opaque variable such as date, time, duration, or table in Matlab v6/v7 version files.

Mini toolbar for label rows in worksheet  

Easier way to turn on rich text , insert user-parameter, hide label row, move up and down, etc.

Missing Value NANUM for numeric column which is not double(8)  

When data type isn’t double(8), we used to show 0 as missing values. Now user can specify what value to show as missing value --

Move Legacy Import menu to bottom  

Legacy Import from File menu moved to lower position in the Data menu.

new TDMS Connector  

A new NI TDMS Connector has been created.

Paste space separated text into one column in worksheet  

By default, space separated text will be pasted into multiple columns. A context menu Paste (Keep Spaces) is added to pasted text into one column

Re-import Web DC should re-download the data  

Re-import of Web DC now re-downloads the data based on the value of the @CFDT System Variable.

Redo Worksheet Transpose Tool  

There were many issues when using transposed data as input of further analysis.

Save and Load Formula Improvements in Set Column Values  

Some button and context menu added to easily save and load formula for a column

Support Color Column in Worksheet  

New column type is added to support HTML color code. User can save the colors in the column as a color list or palette for other uses. User can use it to color plots.

Support color-blind safe color-matched code braces in more places  

In places where user needs to enter expression, formula, use color blind safe colors for matching ()

Support mask column based on Outlier by IQR  

Support mask column based on Outlier by IQR

Yokogawa Binary WDF File Connector  

New Yokogawa Binary WDF File DC has been created.

Graphing

Add System variable to turn off area legend  

Set @LLAB=0, then when plotting fill area plot, only line legend shows.

Applying Formatting to button for data label mini toolbar  

Many options added so for common editing, user doesn’t need to go to Labels tab of Plot Details dialog to customize.

Batch Plotting support inexact matched data  

User can uncheck newly added Exact checkbox in Duplicate (Batch Plotting) dialog to plot multiple book/sheets with some mismatch in columns.

Browser Graph -> Stack  

Stacked Browser to plot stacked graphs based on grouping information in column label rows with interactive buttons on the left manipulate plots

Browser Graph Improvements  
  • User can now use minitoolbar to turn a regular graph into browser one.

  • User can set up flipping pattern in browser graph to exam their data more easily

Changed default plot mask mode  

Changed default plot mask mode from X range to ROI coverage

Chord Diagram  

Plot: Categorical: Chord Diagram

Color Scale Mini Toolbar Issues Reported by Beta Tester  

Update colormap graph when changing color scale on mini toolbar, delete color scale title by Delete key

Colored Brackets in More Places  

Plot Details and Axis dialoges can also show colored brackets when entering expression

Column Plot Supports Connect Across Axis Break  

In the past when there is axis break in column/bar plot, the gap shows in column/bar. In Origin 2021, user can check the newly added checkbox so the column/bar still shows as a whole bar.

Create 3D polar strain map plot.  

3D Polar Strain Map app can be used to create 3D polar strain map graph.

Create taylor diagram for facilitating the comparative assessment of different models.  

Taylor Diagram app is capable of creating taylor diagram for facilitating the comparative assessment of different models.

Drag and drop Palette files into Origin to install them  

Drag and drop color palette files of other softwares to install it in Origin

Easier layer reordering for Double-Y graph  

the layers in a Double-Y graph can be reordered without breaking linking.

Flip through sets of plots  

In Browser Graph user can now defined subset and flipping through

Graph Export should automatically save a theme in page  

When user exports a graph, the settings should be remembered in the graph itself, so next time, they should be able to pick as a theme to refill the dialog.

Group Plot in Object Manager should keep plot properties  

Improvements on how plot properties are kept when grouping plots in Object Manager

Image Plot Can't Set Color Beyond Min/Max  

Customize color below min and above max in Image plot

Improve color list popup GUI  

It is dynamic now, can be expand to show more items.

Improvement mini toolbar for legend and related and tables on graph  

More options in text object (including special objects like legend, colorbar, etc.) mini toolbar

Improvements on Row-wise Plot  

Row-wise Plot can now follow categorical order and the data can be filtered

Independent Control of Head and Tail of Color Scale  

Color scale head and tail can now be configured independently.

Keyword for Beginning and Ending Plot Special Point and Labels  

The Beginning and ending special point on a plot may be named begin or end

Layer Background Image to be behind layer background  

Layer Background Image can be behind the layer background color now

Lollipop Plot  

Lollipop Plot added to connect corresponding rows vertically or horizontally

Mini toolbar button to flip colormap  

Flip colormap button added on colormap mini toolbar

Mini Toolbar for multi-layer/object selection  

Mini toolbar can effect multiple layers/objects that be selected at the same time

Mini toolbar for Parallel Plot Axis  

Mini toolbar for Parallel Plot Axis

Mini toolbar for Tick Label Table on Graph  

Tick label table specific mini toolbar is added.

More display format for scientific notation  

More display format option for scientific 103 notation

More obvious way to define custom colors  

In custom color pop up add a plus mark in the cell to add custom color

More output parameters for Bland-Altman plot  

Mean of Pairwise Means and Bland-Altman Ratio are introduced in Bland-Altman plot

MT button for data label leader line control  

Click the leader Lines button on data label mini toolbar to control it

MT button for data label source  

Label Source button added on data label mini toolbar.

New Color Manager  

A new color manager tool to load palette from website or file from other software, create and edit color list/palettes, and customize which color list/palettes to show in color GUIs

Offset Overlapped Points Vertically  

User can offset overlapped points Vertically now

Page level mini toolbar improvements  

More buttons added on page level mini toolbar

Sankey Node Order follow Data Order  

Nodes in Sankey plot can now follow Data Order

Scatter Matrix plot: Set histogram binning on each layer independently  

With newly added Independent Binning Control checkbox selected, user can set different binning for each histogram in scatter matrix plot.

Show button feedback on 3D graph when clicked  

For text and rectangle objects, show click feedback when clicked same as in 2d graph.

Specialized - > Compass Plot, Polar Vector  

Two graph types added: Polar Vector and Compass Plot.

Strip Format Codes from Object Manager Plot Listings  

Strip Format Codes from Object Manager Plot Listings

Support C-Language formats for minor tick label display format  

Support C-Language formats for minor tick label display format

Support Different Label Source for Each Plot of Grouped 3D plot  

User can specify different label to use for different plots in grouped 3d graph

Support dragging Layer/Object in Line when holding SHIFT key  

Support Shift key+Mouse to move vertically or horizontally only for Graph Layer/Object

Support legend substitution in data labels  

The old syntax is hard to understand and customize. So we used similar syntax as legend in Origin 2021 to customize data labels.

Support Mask tool for 3D OpenGL graph  

User can mask data points on 3D scatter now

Support Rescale type for Ternary Coordinates  

Set axis rescale type to Fixed, Normal, Auto etc. in Tneray diagram

System Variable for increment steps on Mini toolbar  

See the status bar about how to use system variable to adjust increment step when clicking on mini toolbar’s increase/descrease buttons.

Tick Label Alignment support  

Alignment dropdown list is added on Tick Labels: Format tab

Tick Labels of Polar Plot support Radial rotation  

Add Radial option in axis dialog tick label tab’s Rotate for Polar graph.

Undo when using CTRL+W to switch to Column List View  

User accidentally hits CTRL+W switching to Column List View. He thinks he deleted data and tries to hit CTRL+Z to undo which used to do nothing. Now it switches back out of Column List View

Unicode Symbol for scatter plot  

Enter unicode number to show unicode symbols in scatter plots

Wrap Text button on Legend, Text, Axis title MT and related issues  

Support wrap text for text object, legend, text label on worksheet, tick label.

Zero tick label display options default changes on Axis tab of Preference: Options dialog  

Tailing zero is back by default

Installation and Licensing

Customized Installation improvements  

How to customization Origin during batch installation

Support uninstall previous version on install new version  

Customize config.ini to uninstall previous versions while installing new Origin.

Miscellaneous

App Bar order based on previously used or frequency  

In app Bar context menu: Sort Apps->Recently Used is added

Copy Notes Window within or across sessions  

Copy Notes Window within or across sessions

HTML Report Ease of Use  

Some menus added related to HTML report

Let Customers to choose download new app xml  

Manually click Download now button to get new apps information

Main Menu Rework  

Social menu is added before Help menu, Help menu reorganization

Programming

Add new function for Python Object to call LabTalk with return value  

Add new method GetNumProp, GetStrProp, SetNumProp, SetStrProp, DoMethod for Python Object to call LabTalk with return value

Add Python based templates in New Workbook dialog  

More Python based workbook templates are added. Hovering mouse over those templates tells if it’s Python sample

Add some basic functions under MatricLayer class in OriginExt and PyOrigin  

Add some basic functions under MatricLayer class in OriginExt and PyOrigin: SetShape(), SetNumMats(), GetNumMats()

Better handling of Date and Time columns  

Added methods to originpro WSheet class to set Date and Time format columns:

Command Window improvement  

Command Window now supports Zoom in/out and auto code complete

Excel like LET function  

Add LET Labtalk function which pairs values and names and calculates the expression using the names

Excel like pi product function  

Add product Labtalk function which returns the product of a dataset

Fitting functions using Python  

Support using Python function as fitting function

Functions to download color palette from the internet  

Added OC functions to download color palette: int download_palette(LPCSTR lpcszURL, LPCSTR lpcszPALfilename)

GetN supports dataset elements  

GetN Box now supports to assign dataset values.

GetNBox focus issue  

Increase default GetNBox entry area length

Import Wizard with Python support  

Support data file import with Python in Import Wizard. Import filter now support Python code

Improve Using Origin from Outside Python  

Added python package OrglabExt for COM calling

Improved shortcuts in Code Builder  

update some Code Builder Shortcut Keys: e.g. Tools: Customize(Ctrl+K, Ctrl+T)

Install Packages from Python Packages menu  

Support installing Packages from Python Packages menu

Introduce new LabTalk command to update pending locks  

Improve Labtalk command run -p to update pending locks for active book/sheet.

Introduce originpro module. get/set between pandas DataFrame and Origin worksheet.  

Introduce originpro module. Support passing data between pandas DataFrame and Origin worksheet.

LabTalk Access to Dash Definition at Plot Level  

Labtalk command set supports setting line dash property.

Labtalk access to more plot properties  

Add more Labtalk controls to customize plot properties such as symbol overlaps, label properties, etc

Labtalk LT to call python functions  

Support calling Python functions from Labtalk script

LT Labtalk control of Box Plots  

Add more Labtalk controls to customize Box Plot properties such as statistical lines, labels, etc

menu access access to Python  

Under menu Connectivity, add new menu Open Untitled.py, Open Default Python Functions, Open examples.py, Open, Python Packages. etc

OC function to get logical coordinates from xyz  

Improve GraphLayer.WorldToView() and GraphLayer.ViewToWorld() to support 3D graph.

OC functions to get modifiers from graph  

Two OC functions to get modifiers are added.: DataPlot.GetModifiers & GroupPlot.GetModifiers

OC to call Python functions  

Support calling Python functions from Origin C code

Origin COM Improvements 2021  

Added following function in COM, OriginExt and PyOrigin: OPY_CLASS(Page)* , LoadPage(const string& strPathName, int options = CREATE_VISIBLE_SAME);

OriginExt support for originpro -- project level  

originpro module is available for external python to call Origin COM by OriginExt.

originpro package update-able independently  

originpro package can now be updated independent of origin releases using Python Packages Tool in Code Builder’s Tools menu.

Prevent Script Window GUI for Python  

if use script window to run Python, it shows message box that recommend to use Python Console instead.

Python control of plot colormap and color list  

Added Python control of plot colormap, color list, symbol type and size.

Python Improvement in Workbook template  
  1. Workbook template now detects if necessary Python packages are installed.

  2. Support running Python script saved in a text object in workbook.

Python Packages tool  

Easy way to install Python Packages in Origin from Python Packages menu.

Remove Python 2 from installation  

Stop supporting Python 2.

Set column value with Python code  

Added Python Function tab in Set Column Value dialog to define Python functions which can be called to set column values.

Show Python print immediately  

Python print() function now output result immediately when executed

Skip none-accessible objects in doc looping  

doc -e G will skip none-accessible objects in looping graph objects.

Sort columns by Long name, etc.  

Added Labtalk worksheet method SortCols() to sort columns by Long names

Support debug Python file  

support adding break point in the code, support running code line by line, checking variable values in debug mode, etc

Support Intellisense for Python  

Support Intellisense for Python coding in Code Builder.

Support Python PIP command  

Support installing Python packages with PIP command in LabTalk

Support running UTF-8 py file in Origin Python  

Support running UTF-8 py file in Origin Python

Update preshipped Python version  

Upgrade preshipped Python to 3.8.3

Wrap text in Python Console  

Support auto wrapping text in Python Console

Origin 2021 Bug Fixes

Analysis

Do not modify output designation if column exists  

Output designation not modified if column exists. Meaning: After recalculation, column designations should not be changed.

Fitting result table is wrong if using the theme  

Fitting result table is wrong if using the theme for fitting.

No lock in source graph if using Dynamic input range  

No lock on source graph if using Dynamic input range and output to inputX newY.

Non Parametric Test Wrong Verdict  

Some bug fixes in Non-parametric text

Origin crashes when export ascii with script during batch processing  

Origin crashed when exporting ASCII via script during batch processing.

rowstats Issue with Filtered Data  

Output column pads top with missing values for those filtered out data

Some statistics tools failed on discontinuous ranges  

Some statistics tools failed if selecting discontinous ranges before open the dialog

Speed up Statistics on rows when do batch processing with large data  

Improved the speed of getting data for statistics on rows when doing batch processing with large source data.

Statistics on Rows fails to works when selecting input via Ctrl + click  

Statistics on Rows fails to works when selecting input via Ctrl + click

Data Handling

ASCII import failed to detect number of columns when there is main headers  

ASCII import failed to properly detect the number of columns when there are main headers.

Assertion failed when import certain NetCDF file  

Assertion failed when importing certain NetCDF files resulting in failed import.

Copy entire hierarchical sheet as HTML  

Copy entire hierarchical sheet as HTML failed to copy properly.

Drag and drop Excel to Origin does not work if first sheet is empty  

Drag and drop Excel did not work if first sheet is empty.

Export Excel reset row bound  

Export Excel improperly reset row bounds (value of i2 variable).

Exported tif Graph Background Issue  

Fixed issue with TIF/PNG/PCX backgrounds when using 24-bit color depth.

Fail to open an Excel workbook from Origin  

Fail to open an Excel workbook from Origin with Excel 2016 or later.

From Web Auto-Detection Fails for Content of Certain URL  

“From Web” file type detection failed for certain URLs.

Improve speed on Function sub-pop up menu in SCV dialog  

Slowness when clicking on Function menu the first time in Set Column Values dialog.

Keep Sampling Interval info when append worksheet by column  

Sampling interval was lost in output. Fixed to keep it when appending worksheet by column.

Long SQL with LabTalk substitution failed  

A long SQL statement caused LabTalk substitution to fail.

Origin Crashes when switching window in PE  

Origin Crashes sometimes when switching windows in Project Explorer.

Origin’s Removal of SQL Comments Breaks Apache Drill  

Removal of SQL comments broke SQL for certain RDBMS.

plotm fail to resolve input matrix range  

plotm X-Function failed to resolve input matrix range.

Print Option fail to open if print to PDF  

Print Options dialog fail to open if printing to PDF.

Print Report Sheet failed to show footer  

Printing report sheet failed to show footer.

SCV Recalculate with input in label row  

Set column value recalculation trigger issue when it uses a value in column label rows.

Should not reset column label row including sparklines  

Turning on sparkline of other columns should not change sparkline heights.

Update matrix result sheet’s dimension goes wrong  

Update of matrix result sheet’s dimension is incorrect.

Worksheet cell displays wrong decimals  

Issues with big number in a narrow column (poor rounding) and the display of number with German decimal separators.

Worksheet Find and Replace Issues  

Various worksheet Find and Replace issues.

Worksheet user defined label cell format issue  

digit precision issue and editing of date time value issue in user-defined column label rows

Graphing

3D Side by Side Bars with Error bar can not be plotted from XYYErr data  

3D Side by Side Bars with Error bar can not be plotted from XYYErr data.

3D stack bar failed with log Z axis  

3D stack bar failed to render properly with log Z axis.

Axis increment is not good if x position of box plot is not monotone  

Axis increment is not good if X data of box plot is not monotonic.

Axis Paste Format Fly-out is wrong  

Axis Paste Format fly-out menu is incorrect.

Axis will missing after rescale a Log scale parallel plot  

Axis disappeared after rescaling a Log scale parallel plot.

Bad Plot Highlight in 2D Waterfall  

Bad Plot highlighting in 2D Waterfall fixed.

Bar is missing if inside Y axis break region  

Bar is missing if inside Y axis break region.

Clip range fail to save in PD dialog for 3D  

Clip range fails to save in PD dialog for 3D plots.

Color is auto changed after change the shape of 3d grouped scatters  

Symbol color is improperly changed after a change in the shape of 3D grouped scatters.

Color Scale cannot open properties dialog on scatter matrix  

Color Scale properties dialog fails to open for scatter matrix.

Colormapped scatter plot failed to show specified color  

Colormapped scatter plot failed to show specified color(s) after editing one or more colors.

Crash after plot Ternary Contour with certain data  

Crash after copying a certain type of data from Excel, pasting into worksheet, and making ternary contour plot.

Data Label on Grouped column chart showed at wrong position  

Data label on grouped column chart showed at the wrong position.

Data Selection markers lost when hiding/showing in Object Manager  

If there are data selector markers in graph, and user show or hide plots in Object Manager, the marker will disappear.

Data selector fails to copy and paste plot with missing value  

Text shows instead of plot when copy a plot range with missing values and paste to another graph window

Dropline at specified values failed to show if X column descending  

Droplines at specified values failed to show if X column is in descending order.

Edit Range automatically changes for some certain data  

Edit Range automatically changes for some source data such as for the Line and Symbol Graphs - Error Bars with Fill Area example in Learning Center.

Fail to add dataset as line type by default to OHLC graph  

Failed to add a dataset as line type by default to OHLC graph.

Fail to close load palette popup menu properly  

Fail to close load palette popup menu properly.

Fail to connect line across axis break for specific break  

Failed to connect lines across axis break for an axis break in 3D trajectory plot.

Fail to copy colormap setting from streamline  

Failed to copy colormap settings from Streamline, Sankey, Alluvial, and Kite plots.

Fail to copy symbol format of 3D waterfall  

Fail to copy symbol format of 3D waterfall.

Fail to D&D non-1st plot's label to change position for 2d line graph  

Fixed issue- show label for a 2nd or 3rd line plot, then Drag and Drag label to change its position. The label is still in original position.

Fail to move label by keyboard  

Failed to move label by keyboard in Sankey plot.

Fail to normalize data when plot 3D Tetrahedral from plot setup  

Failed to normalize the data when plot 3D Tetrahedral from Plot Setup dialog.

Fail to remember the setting of minor tick label for 3D  

Failed to remember the minor tick label settings for 3D plots.

Fail to set gap for axis break  

Larger/Smaller break gap button fails to work in 2020b.

Fail to show format setting edit box for 3D special scatter point  

Failed to show numeric display format edit box for 3D scatter special point.

Failing to clip label in heatmap  

Failed to clip labels for heatmaps when zooming or panning.

Fill area works badly for polar r therta plot  

Fill area worked poorly for Polar R Theta plot. Colormap was wrong.

Fit Page to Layer for Pie Chart  

Cannot remove graph margins of pie chart with Fit Page to Layer.

Format data in plotvm dialog fails to work correctly  

plot virtual matrix failed to work for certain date/time format data

Global Font setting could not apply to reference line label  

Global Font setting was not applied to reference line labels.

Graph Theme should support new Window View  

Graph Themes should support Window View.

Hard to select target symbol for bullet chart  

It was hard to select the target symbol for bullet charts.

Horizontal and Vertical offset of tick label fails to work when click Apply  

Horizontal and Vertical offset of tick label does not work properly when clicking Apply.

Insert Graph toolbar does not keep source graph ratio  

If change Target graph/layout window’s Page Orientation, then insert Graph by Insert Graph button in tools toolbar. the inserted graph fail to keep source graph ratio.

Issue with Creating Enlarged Graph on virtual matrix (heatmap)  

Issue with creating enlarged graph from Scale In tool for virtual matrix plots (e.g. heatmap). Also wrong display from a custom label row for heatmaps.

Issues with Label designation on plot setup  

Issues with Label designation on Plot Setup.

Issues with Special Points  

Special Points and Drop Lines failed to show for certain projects.

Japanese Origin not allow to enter decimal point in Data: Edit Range dialog  

Japanese Origin failed to allow entering decimal point in Data: Edit Range dialog.

Label of Vector Plot could not move to right place in 1st time  

When vector label is attached to Arrow Head, Ctrl-click a label and moving it would not move to right place in the 1st time.

LaTeX \q drawing issues  

LaTeX \q drawing issues- space was missing.

Layer stack offset was changed when change plot type  

Layer stack offset changed when changing plot type.

Legend misalign when mix of auto translation text and manually entered text  

Legend misaligned when there is a mix of auto translation text and manually entered text.

Line Spacing of Legend is not correct if items checked hide plots in 2020b  

When “Show Legend for Visible Plots Only” is checked, some legend items overlap.

No fill color control for open symbols with +, -, x, | in it  

No fill color control for open symbols with +, -, x, | shapes within the symbol.

Open recent graph with Note window active leads crash  

Opening a recent graph with a Note window active led to a crash.

Origin crashes when change order of wedges to by column if data plot from loose dataset  

Origin crashes when changing the order of wedges in a pie chart to by column if data plot is from a loose dataset.

Origin crashes when Popup by More Palettes and still select palette behind  

The “More Palettes” dialog can be opened when you select to change palette from the GUI from. In some cases after selecting a palette, Origin crashed.

Outline of Symbol can not be shown in Legend in 2020b and 2020  

Outline of symbol disappears in Legend in Origin 2020b and 2020.

Plotting with 10000-column data makes Origin crash and slow  

Plotting with 10,000-columns makes Origin very slow or even crash.

Properties dialog of radar chart's axis title is imperfect  

Properties dialog of radar chart's axis title was improperly rendered- buttoned lacked icons.

Refresh issue on profile line's text object  

When changing a text object location, the text object's position was not updated correctly.

Remove Text Format Bug in legend  

“Remove Text Format” button in the Legend dialog fails to remove complicated formatting.

Rescale issue for Parallel plot with Rescale Each Axis Independently uncheck  

Fixed a rescale issue for Parallel plots with “Rescale Each Axis Independently” unchecked.

Scale In Tool Can't Handle Plot Offset  

Scale In tool can't handle plot offsets.

Scatter matrix should show axis of scatter Plots  

In the past, if showing histogram in diagonal cells, the top row of plots used histogram’s axis. It should show scatter plot’s axis.

Scatter Skip Point failed to show correct number of Plot Details  

Scatter plot Skip Points failed to show correct value in Plot Details.

Scientific display of axis tick label does not right in Log10 scale  

Scientific display of axis tick label was incorrect for Log10 scale.

Some stack plot draw differently in 2020b  

Some stack plots did not show the correct offset- plots drawn differently in 2020b.

Support Transparent Color Scale  

Transparency of color scale should follow that of the contour/heatmap.

Tick labels 1.10^n scientific format display as g(x)10^n when axis is log scale  

Tick labels 1.10^n scientific format display as g(x)10^n when axis is log scale

Transparency in XYZ colormap contour bug  

Some part of an XYZ contour plot are not transparent if there are duplicate points in XYZ colormap contour.

Turn on Label in 3D Vector Plot's XY Projection causes to crash  

Turning on Label in 3D Vector Plot's XY Projection can lead to crash.

Undo For Layer Content LC Dialog  

Undo For Layer Contents Dialog did not work properly.

Wrong colormap for 3D surface  

Wrong colormap for 3D surface whenset %C -spi 2 is run .

Wrong tabs show for 2nd plot when 3D vector is enable  

Wrong tabs show for 2nd plot when 3D vector is enabled for a 3D scatter plot.

Wrong tick labels for 3D XYY bars  

Fixed issue with wrong tick labels for 3D XYY bars.

Miscellaneous

Error message pops up when notes window is render mode  

New a Note Window, select HTML: Load Samples: Hello World.html will pop up script error.

Fail to show download app progress info in status bar and App Center  

Fixed the bug of progress bar not showing during App download and installation.

Graph View Full Screen Issues  

Fixed the bug of when viewing graphs in full view, it failed to show based on slide index order and it failed to skip graphs that are set as Skipped

HSL value is incorrect in custom color dialog since origin2016  

The HSL value were a little different after copy and paste html color code. Fixed in Origin2021.

MRUP(most recently used projects) list issues - max of 16 and list erased when new version installed  

Increased the maximum number of recent projects list to 32.

Origin crash after run sensitivity analysis  

Origin may crash after running sensitivity analysis in Monte Carlo App.

Project Explorer Lower Panel Scroll bar auto jump to beginning when drag it to bottom  

With narrow bottom panel of Project explorer, when using scrollbar to scroll to the last window, it jumps to the beginning.

UIM issue in high DPI  

UIM objects poorly rendered in Hi DPI.

Programming

R fails to parse Japanese character in Japanese version  

R fails to parse Japanese characters in Japanese version of Origin.

wks.insertrows() Crashs with Certain OPJU  

Fixed a crash when run wks.insertrows() command with a specified project file.

XF tree output failed to dump to Command Window  

XF tree output failed to dump to Command Window.

Origin 2021 Known Issues

Graph

Fail to export CGM/DXF file  

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