Plugin - VUV Reader and Tool

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qtao
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Plugin - VUV Reader and Tool

Post by qtao » December 6th, 2018, 12:50 pm

This plugin extends the software to support importing VUV Analytics (*.db) files. It requires the 64-bit edition of the software and a VUV license dongle obtained separately from VUV Analytics. This plugin also includes the VUV Tool, which allows spectra to be viewed in the VUV VGA 100 Viewer.

Minimum Prerequisites
  • 64-bit Windows Operating System
  • LabVIEW Run-Time Engine 2014 64-bit
  • VUV USB Dongle
  • GC Image Version 2.6 (64-bit) or later

Installation
  1. Download here: the VUV plugin
  2. Unzip it using File Explorer or another application.
  3. Follow the instructions in readme.pdf under the vuv.plugin folder to install the plugin and its dependencies.
Usage
  1. Import a VUV file using File > Import Image.
  2. From the menu bar, select Tools > VUV Tool to open the VUV Tool window.
For further usage instructions, check readme.pdf under the vuv.plugin folder.

qtao
Posts: 154
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Re: Plugin - VUV Reader and Tool

Post by qtao » December 6th, 2018, 1:01 pm

VUV Tool Version 1.5 is now available to download.

Improvements
  • Improved backward compatibility with 2.7r2.2 to 2.7r3.1 versions
Installation
  1. Download the latest version from the above post.
  2. Unzip it using File Explorer or another application.
  3. Start Image program.
  4. From the menu, select Tools > Manage Plugins...
  5. Select the old VUV Reader plugin and Remove
  6. Click on Import and then select the vuv.plugin folder from Step 2
  7. Click OK to finish the installation.

qtao
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Joined: October 7th, 2011, 10:16 am

Re: Plugin - VUV Reader and Tool

Post by qtao » January 24th, 2020, 11:23 am

Install LabVIEW Run-Time Engine 2014 64-bit
  1. Check if the runtime is installed by following the instructions here:
    https://knowledge.ni.com/KnowledgeArtic ... AK&l=en-US

    With the "Using the System File Browser" approach, you should find the runtime as shown below:
    Image
  2. If the runtime is not installed, please download and install the runtime from here:
    https://www.ni.com/en-us/support/downlo ... tml#329059

    , as follows:
    Image
  3. After the runtime is installed, check if importing a VUV .db file works.

qtao
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Joined: October 7th, 2011, 10:16 am

Re: Plugin - VUV Reader and Tool

Post by qtao » February 28th, 2020, 4:09 pm

VUV Reader Version 1.6.2 is now available to download.

Improvements
  • Show error details if the reader failed due to missing dependencies, and corrupted or unsupported data.
  • Support "wavelength" as MS axis label for v2.9r2 or newer version.
Installation
  1. Download the latest version from the above post.
  2. Unzip it using File Explorer or another application.
  3. Start Image program.
  4. From the menu, select Tools > Manage Plugins...
  5. Select the old VUV Reader plugin and Remove
  6. Click on Import and then select the vuv.plugin folder from Step 2
  7. Click OK to finish the installation.

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