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[141]3   <META NAME="Author" CONTENT="Brian H. Toby">
[146]4   <TITLE>UNIX Installation notes for EXPGUI</TITLE>
[33]5</HEAD>
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[141]21
22<CENTER><H1>
[146]23UNIX Installation notes for
[141]24<A HREF="expgui.html">
25EXPGUI
26</A>
27</H1></CENTER>
[33]28Note that root access is not required to load GSAS, Tcl/Tk and
[146]29<A HREF="expgui.html">EXPGUI</A>.
[33]30
31<H2>0. Prerequisites</H2>
32
33I will assume that you already have the Tcl/Tk package loaded on your computer. If this
34is not true, please see
[106]35<A HREF="http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/programs/crystallography/software/tclpkgs.html">
36http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/programs/crystallography/software/tclpkgs.html
[141]37</A> for installation instructions. Please note that EXPGUI seems to run very
38slowly in Tcl/Tk version 8.1, but OK in 8.0 and 8.2.
39<P>
[33]40Likewise, I will assume you have also loaded the appropriate GSAS release, if not see
[106]41<A HREF="http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/programs/crystallography/software/unixgsas.html">
42http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/programs/crystallography/software/unixgsas.html
[33]43</A> for installation instructions.
44
[38]45<P>More information about EXPGUI, including information on how it
[106]46can be customized, can be found on web pages <A HREF="expgui.html">expgui.html</A>
47and <A HREF="expgui_cfg.html">expgui_cfg.html</A>, found in the gsas/expgui/doc directory.
[38]48
[33]49<H2>
501. EXPGUI Downloading</H2>
51download file
[106]52<A HREF="ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/expgui.tar.gz">
53ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/expgui.tar.gz</A> (~300 K)
[33]54by shift-clicking on the previous link.
[64]55<P>
56If you want to try the latest release (which may not have gotten
57a lot of testing, but probably has new bug fixes and capabilities) shift-click
[106]58on <A HREF="ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/expgui_ALPHA.tar.gz">
59ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/expgui_ALPHA.tar.gz</A>
[69]60<P>
[141]61If you are using an older version of GSAS (before April, 2000) you may
62want to download the TCLDUMP program to speed and enhance liveplot and the
[95]63EXPTOOL program which allows EXPGUI to add phases, histograms and atoms
[141]64to .EXP files. More recent versions of GSAS include these programs in the
65distributions.
[69]66<UL>
[95]67<LI>LINUX: <BR>
[106]68<A HREF="ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/exe_linux/tcldump.tar.gz">
69ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/exe_linux/tcldump.tar.gz</A> (~65 K)
[95]70<BR>
[106]71<A HREF="ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/exe_linux/exptool.tar.gz">
72ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/exe_linux/exptool.tar.gz</A> (~292 K)
[95]73</LI><P>
74or
75<P>
76<LI>Silicon Graphics: <BR>
[106]77<A HREF="ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/exe_sgi/tcldump.tar.gz">
78ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/exe_sgi/tcldump.tar.gz</A> (~45 K)
[95]79<BR>
[106]80<A HREF="ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/exe_sgi/exptool.tar.gz">
81ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/exe_sgi/exptool.tar.gz</A> (~377 K)
[95]82</UL>Transfer the files by shift-clicking on the appropriate links.
[33]83<H2>
842. EXPGUI Installation</H2>
85A few short steps are needed to load EXPGUI on your computer.
86<H4>
872.1 Create a directory and restore the files</H4>
88The EXPGUI scripts are set up to be run from a <B>subdirectory in the main GSAS
[64]89directory</B>, by convention I assume the directory name <tt>expgui</tt>, but this is
[38]90not required. Thus, if you have located the GSAS package in
[33]91<TT>/usr/local/gsas</TT> (so that there is a directory
92<TT>/usr/local/gsas/exe</TT>, <TT>/usr/local/gsas/data</TT>, ...)
93I assume you will put
[64]94these files in <TT>/usr/local/gsas/expgui</TT> but any subdirectory,
95such as <TT>/usr/local/gsas/tcl</TT> will work fine.
[38]96Change the subsequent commands if GSAS is located somewhere
[33]97other than <TT>/usr/local/gsas</TT>.
98
99<PRE>
100            cd    /usr/local/gsas
[64]101            mkdir expgui
102            cd    expgui
[69]103            gunzip <  [/path/]expgui.tar.gz  | tar xvf -
[33]104</PRE>
105<P>When restoring the GSAS files from the tar file,
[69]106note that <TT>[/path/]</TT> in the example above indicates the location
[33]107where you downloaded the tar file in section 2, above.
108
109<H4>
1102.2a Installing a shortcut to EXPGUI in .cshrc</H4>
[38]111<P>To use EXPGUI, you probably need to create an easy way to access it.
[33]112One way to do this is to add an alias to your ~/.cshrc file:
113<PRE>
114                cat >> ~/.cshrc
[64]115                alias expgui "wish /usr/local/gsas/expgui/expgui"
[33]116                ^D
117</PRE>
118<H4>
1192.2b Installing EXPGUI in the path</H4>
120<P>
121Another way to simplify access to EXPGUI
122is to create a file which will execute the GUI script from
123a command in your system's path, for example <TT>/usr/bin</TT>.
124<PRE>
125                cat > /usr/bin/expgui
[64]126                wish /usr/local/gsas/expgui/expgui
[33]127                ^D
128                chmod +x /usr/bin/expgui
129</PRE>
[38]130<H4>
1312.2c Linking EXPGUI in the path</H4>
132<P>
133Another way to simplify access to EXPGUI
134is to create a link in your system's path to the GUI script.
135Note that you may need to modify the first line of
[64]136<TT>/usr/local/gsas/expgui/expgui</TT>, if wish is located somewhere
[38]137other than <TT>/usr/local/bin/wish</TT>.
138
139<PRE>
[64]140                chmod +x /usr/local/gsas/expgui/expgui
141                ln -s /usr/local/gsas/expgui/expgui /usr/bin/expgui
[38]142</PRE>
143
144<em>Note that in the above commands </em><TT>^D</TT><em> means control-D.</em>
[69]145
146<H4>
1472.3 Installing TCLDUMP</H4>
[141]148If not already present, the TCLDUMP program should be located with all of the GSAS executable files, for example in /usr/local/gsas/exe/.
[69]149<PRE>
150            cd    /usr/local/gsas/exe
151            gunzip <  [/path/]tcldump.tar.gz  | tar xvf -
152</PRE>
153
[95]154<H4>
1552.4 Installing EXPTOOL</H4>
[141]156If not already present, the EXPTOOL program should be located with all of the GSAS executable files,
[95]157for example in /usr/local/gsas/exe/.
158<PRE>
159            cd    /usr/local/gsas/exe
160            gunzip <  [/path/]exptool.tar.gz  | tar xvf -
161</PRE>
162
[33]163<hr>
[146]164<A Href="http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/programs/crystallography/software/gsas.html">
165GSAS</A>
166is written by Allen C. Larson and <A HREF="http://www.nist.gov/cgi-bin/exit_nist.cgi?url=http://lansce.lanl.gov/lujan/staff12/vondreele.htm">
[69]167Robert B. Von Dreele</A>, MS-H805,
[33]168Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545. Problems, questions
169or kudos concerning GSAS should be sent to Robert B. Von Dreele at
170<A HREF="MAILTO:vondreele@lanl.gov">vondreele@lanl.gov</A>
171<P>GSAS is Copyright, 1984-1997, The Regents of the University of California.
172The GSAS software was produced under a U.S. Government contract (W-7405-ENG-36)
173by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is operated by the University
174of California for the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government is
175licensed to use, reproduce, and distribute this software. Permission is
176granted to the public to copy and use this software without charge, provided
177that this notice and any statement of authorship are reproduced on all
178copies. Neither the Government nor the University makes any warranty, express
179or implied, or assumes any liability or responsibility for the use of this
180software.
181<P>EXPGUI is written by Brian H. Toby of the NIST Center for Neutron Research,
182<A HREF="MAILTO:Brian.Toby@NIST.GOV">Brian.Toby@NIST.GOV</A> 
183with help from Jonathan Wasserman.
184
185<P>EXPGUI is not subject to copyright. Have fun with it.
186
187<p>Neither the U.S. Government nor any author makes any warranty,
188expressed or implied, or assumes any liability or responsibility
189for the use of this information or the software described
190here. Brand names cited here are used for
191identification purposes and do not consitute an endorsement by NIST.
192
[106]193<p><a href="http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/staff/toby/">Brian Toby</a> (<a href="mailto:brian.toby@nist.gov">Brian.Toby@NIST.GOV</a>)
[33]194<br>
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