Get Empowered: Tip #223 | Export Methods (Part 3)

By April 28, 2021

Tip #223: Exporting Raw Data with Export Methods in Empower

Welcome back to Get Empowered! In the last Empower tip-of-the-week blog for Empower Chromatography Data System, we answered another question from an Empower user and learned about aligning peaks between chromatograms where the retention times have shifted (Tip #222).

In this week’s tip, we resume our series on working with Export Methods and will learn how to export raw data.

Let’s get started.

Step 1

On the ‘Raw Data’ tab of the Export Method, enter the ‘root name’, select the ‘exported file format’, and define the ‘file export path’. Optionally, you can include some sample information, such as ‘Sample Name and Injection’ (figure 1).


Figure 1

Step 2

Right click on a ‘channel’ of data or ‘result’ and select ‘Export’ (figure 2).


Figure 2

Step 3

When the ‘Background Processing and Reporting’ dialogue box opens, select the ‘export method’, and click ‘OK’ (figure 3).


Figure 3

Step 4

The file name has the ‘root name’ followed by the ‘Channel ID’ and the file format is ‘ARW’ (figure 4).


Figure 4

Step 5

You can reconstruct the chromatogram from the x and y data points in Excel, as an example (figure 5).


Figure 5



It’s that easy!

Final Notes:

  1. Optionally, you can email the file as well. Please refer to Tip #219.
  2. You can use either the Pro or QuickStart interface for this tip.


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Next week in Empower Tip #224: We will continue our series on working with Export Methods in Empower.


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