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Data Export - Nov 11, 2012 at 11:17AM
Graham Ashton
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Hi

I am persuading students at the European School of Osteopathy, Maidstone, England to use Tracker as a Video Goniometry tool. Human subjects have landmarks of interest identified with stickers or felt pen and are then asked to perform specific movements. These movements are either photographed or videoed, the results being imported into tracker. Point masses are then used to track the movement of the marks. Point mass data is then exported to a spread sheet for further analysis.

Currently, the students are copy and pasting point mass data one point mass at a time from tracker to a spread sheet. Not normally a problem if only a few point masses have been defined but .... Recently a student has marked all 12 thoracic spinous processes and all 5 lumbar spinous processes. as you can imagine, copy and pasting in this way for 17 point masses is .......

Is there any way that the export data function could have an option "all..." with sub options
"t-horizontal"
"t-vertical"
"t-separated"

giving output formats:

t-horizontal
                t1                    t2                    t3
                x          y          x          y          x          y          
Mass_A    #### ####  #### #### #### ####
Mass_B    #### ####  #### #### #### ####
Mass_c    #### ####  #### #### #### ####

t-vertical

        Mass_A           Mass_B         Mass_C        
        x          y          x          y        x          y          
t1    #### ####  #### #### #### ####
t2    #### ####  #### #### #### ####
t3    #### ####  #### #### #### ####

t-separated
                                    
                      x          y          
t1   Mass_A    #### ####  
      Mass_B    #### ####  
      Mass_C    #### ####
t2   Mass_A    #### ####  
      Mass_B    #### ####  
      Mass_C    #### ####  
t3   Mass_A    #### ####  
      Mass_B    #### ####  
      Mass_C    #### ####

I don't doubt there are many people reading this thinking "why don't you write your own widget" - unfortunately my programming skills are limited to working with structured basic!

Hope this is the sort of thing this forum is intended for.

Many Regards

Graham Ashton
Biomechanics Lecturer ESO


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Re: Data Export   (Douglas Brown - Nov 11 2012 at 1:39PM)
Re: Re: Data Export   (Doug Marsh - Jan 16)
Re: Re: Re: Data Export   (Douglas Brown - Jan 16)
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