Excel Help

The AAD lets you download the original data of the audiograms. The data is provided as a comma-separated table, which can be opened using a spreadsheet program, such as Excel, Libreoffice, or parsed using R, Matlab or Python.

Unfortunately, opening the data in Excel can be a bit tricky, as the default Excel settings are not very helpful.

To open the data in Excel, please proceed as follows

TO DO: Screenshots are currently in German, will be replaced by English Screenshots asap, sorry

1. Open an audiogram and click on "Download original data"

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2. When prompted, choose to download the data
Do not open the file directly, as the Excel will not format the data correctly by itself

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3. Open Excel and choose to create a  "blank spreadsheet":

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4. In the empty spreadsheet, open the tab "Data", then in the "Import" menu, choose "from text"

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5. This will open a file window. Choose the downloaded file and click on "import":

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6. This will open an import assistant. Under original data type, choose "delimited", leave the rest as-is and click on "next"

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7. In the next screen, under "Delimiters" choose semicolon (;), under "Text qualifier" choose  double quote (") , leave the rest as-is and click on "next"

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8. In the next screen, under "Column data format" choose "Standard":

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This should import the CSV data in the correct format. If you still have questions, please send us an email: audiograms@mfn.berlin