I have just started using the Axon Instruments data analysis package, including
pCLAMP, FETCHAN, FETCHEX, pSTAT. We would like to be able to export our
analysis to software other than pSTAT. According to the manual, it is possible
to generate files with the extension .PAF which are in ascii format.
Currently, it seems that only in pSTAT is there a .PAF extension mentioned-- I
cannot find anything in pCLAMP, FETCHAN or FETCHEX which will let me take one
of the raw data files and output the event list as anything other than an .EVL.
In case it matters, I am recording from black lipids, collecting the data on
videotape, playing it into a Zenith 386 and using the package to record the
data and then analyze it. It would help if we could transport the data
to spreadsheets, other graphics packages and other computers; the .EVL files
are in binary and are useless when I force them through, for instance, Apple
Is there a binary decoder that I might be able to use to translate the .EVL
files, if there is no way to save the analysis as ascii? This would be helpful
to avoid reanalyzing the raw data, actually....
Thanks for any help! I will email or post a summary of responses if there are
any or many requests.
pmb2 at midway.uchicago.edu