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Question asked by VRFuser on May 10, 1999
Latest reply on May 10, 1999 by VRFuser
send q VRF-Complex_Numbers vrf

from: Greg Goebel / HP-MXD / 800-452-4844
to:   VRF
date: Tuesday, 11 May 1999 1448 MDT

Displaying or storing complex data seems to work just fine here.  What I
think is going on is that the data being sent from the instrument is a
two-dimensional array that is simply read into real arrays on VEE, and so
is not a set of complex numbers on VEE.

If that is the case, you need to run the real data and the imaginary data
arrays into the Build Complex (Data -> Build Data -> Build Complex) object
to get a true Complex array.

You can find out what data types things are by clicking on the output pin of
the object it comes out of.

[%%] gvg

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> Date: Tue, 11 May 1999 09:28:11 -0400
> From: Nandeesh Kumar <>
> Subject: Conversion of Data Types
> Hello HP VEE Group,
> Question concerning the conversion of data types.  Presently I'm reading
> complex data from HP equipment into my HP VEE software.  The transfer is
> fine, but when displaying the data in the Alpha Numeric Window, or storing it
> into a variable, it ignores the real part of the data and simply gives me the
> imaginary part for every data point.  It is converted into a record type
> variable.  How do I convert the data to a complex data form with both
> imaginary and real parts contained?  If there are any examples you can send
> me it would help me out a lot.
> Thank you,
> Nandeesh