JCAMP-DX (.jdx, .dx, .jcm)

  • Import fully supports the JCAMP-DX format.
  • Background

      MIME type: chemical/x-jcamp-dx
      Chemical spectroscopy format.
      JCAMP is an acronym derived from Joint Committee on Atomic and Molecular Physical Data.
      Binary format.

    Import and Export

    • Import["file.jdx"] imports a JCAMP-DX file, returning all data stored in the file.
    • Import["file.jdx",elem] imports the specified element from a JCAMP-DX file.
    • Import["file.jdx",{elem,suba,subb,}] imports a subelement.
    • Import["file.jdx",{{elem1,elem2,}}] imports multiple elements.
    • The import format can be specified with Import["file","JCAMP-DX"] or Import["file","JCAMPDX"].
    • See the reference pages for full general information on Import.
    • ImportString supports the JCAMP-DX format.


    • General Import elements:
    • "Elements" list of elements and options available in this file
      "Rules"full list of rules for each element and option
      "Options"list of rules for options, properties, and settings
    • Data representation elements:
    • "Data"list of datasets stored in the file
      "Metadata"metadata of the datasets
    • Import by default uses the "Data" element for JCAMP-DX files.


    Basic Examples  (2)

    Import and plot data in a JCAMP-DX file:

    Click for copyable input

    Import and view a sampling of the metadata in a JCAMP-DX file:

    Click for copyable input

    See Also

    "PDB"  "MOL"  "XYZ"

    Introduced in 2012