Grab It!
Category Data input
Publisher  Datatrend Software 
Platform Win95/98, WinNT, Win2000, Excel 97/2000
Status Commercial
Description Grab It! for Excel enables the user to get digitized data from images. Excel is used to include a photograph or chart and determine measurements or data. Uses include extracting data from scientific publications, scaled photographs, and stock market charts. Choose the types of X and Y axes, choose a graph type, and select from numeric, scientific, date, time, and general X and Y output. Enter boundaries, and as the points are selected, their data is inserted into the open Excel spreadsheet. Can import picture files (gif, jpg, bmp, dib, wmf, emf, ico, cur) and allows the user to retrieve data points on the graph by clicking on it. A graph can be linear or log scale and can also have dates/times on the x-axis instead of numbers. Data is displayed in real time on the spreadsheet. Multiple data sets can be retrieved sequentially. Additional features include: Automatically handles rotated charts and graphs (mis-aligned scans); A measurement utility to measure point-to-point dimensions; An angle measuring function; High/Low/Close and High/Low/Open/Close stock chart support; x and y error bar retrieval; Multiple y values for each x (up to 10).
Cost US Dollars 70
Data formats supported Database and Spreadsheet  :  Excel 
Images  :  Graphics Interchange Format   :  JPEG   :  Windows bitmap   :  Windows metafile 
Supplier in United States of America  Datatrend Software 

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