In order to associate TDMS files with Origin and automatically import them in the Origin workspace when a new file in TDMS format is downloaded from ADEI the following actions should be performed

  • Select any TDMS file and associate it with Origin by double clicking on the file and choosing "select the program for a list". The Origin8.exe executable should be selected in the opened list.
  • While the folder is opened, select "Tools/Folder Options" from top menu, goto the "File Types" tab and select TDMS entry. Click on "Advanced" button and edit "open" action.
  • Replace
     "C:\Program Files\OriginLab\Origin8\Origin8.exe" %1
     "C:\Program Files\OriginLab\Origin8\Origin8.exe" -R (impNITDM fname:="%1")
    The path may differ.
  • All done, clock OK and enjoy TDMS files automatically openning in the Origin.