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Post "Garbage" from DataLog
I want to use the datalog to track sensor data for testing. I started out trying to log data from sensors, but got very strange results. I wrote the code below to test datalogging:

task main()
int ii=0;
AddToDatalog(ii, ii);


When I take the datalog file off the brick and read it in excel I get two columns of output as below:
227 ... 56228
3 ... 16384
0 ... 16640
1 ... 16896
2 ... 17152
3 ... 17408
4 ... 17664
5 ... 17920
6 ... 18176
7 ... 18432
8 ... 18688
9 ... 0

The first column is *almost* my ii index, but starts off with two strange values. The second column seems completely meaningless, and is similar to values I got when I tried to log the gyro sensor.

Any advice on how to collect data or how to convert the above to meaningful values?

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Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:12 am

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Post Re: "Garbage" from DataLog
I don't use excel, so I wouldn't know for sure, but it could be the spreadsheet file format. To find out, create an nxt program that displays the datalog to the screen, eight items at a time. If it is also messed up, this is most likely a ROBOTC bug. However, if it is correct, my guess is the excel format is different from datalog format.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:48 pm

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Post Re: "Garbage" from DataLog
Has anybody figured this out

Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:54 am
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