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    24 <TR><TH><A Href="expgui1.html">Next page</A>
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     31Note that version 1.41 or later of EXPGUI should be used with the April 2001
     32releases of GSAS on all platforms (Version 1.41 is currently the alpha
     33release version), due to changes in file formats and locations.
     34The "stable" release should be used
     35with older versions of GSAS.
    3438EXPGUI is a graphical interface for the
     39Los Alamos
    3540<A Href="">
    3641GSAS</A> package.
    37 It allows two types of actions:
     42EXPGUI does two things:
    3843it can be used to directly modify the GSAS
    3944experiment file with a graphical user interface (GUI) and
    4449<A href="#tcltk">Tcl/Tk</A> scripting language.
    46 This documentation describes the different actions that
     51This web page describes the different actions that
    4752can be accomplished with the different panes and the
    48 contents of the menus. Other documents about EXPGUI are:
    49 <a name="installation"></A>
    50 Installation notes for
    51 <A HREF="expgui_Win_readme.html">Windows</A>,
    52 and for
    53 <A HREF="expgui_Unix_readme.html">UNIX</A>,
    54 <A HREF="expgui_cfg.html">
    55 Customization notes</A>, a list of <A HREF="expguierr.html">warning, error and informational messages</A>
    56 and two example tutorials: for
    57 <A HREF="tutorial1/index.html">
    58 TOF</A>
    59 and
    60 <A HREF="tutorial2/index.html">
    61 constant-wavelength neutron</A>.
    62 Note that screen images in this document are not updated as frequently as the
    63 text.
     53contents of the menus. The table below contains links to the other
     54web accessible documentation.
     57<TR><TH BGCOLOR="#F0F0F0" rowspan=3>GUI Sections</TH>
     58<TH><A Href="expgui1.html">Least Squares</A></TH>
     59<TH><A Href="expgui2.html">Phase info</A></TH>
     60<TH><A Href="expgui3.html">Histogram info</A></TH>
     63<TH><A Href="expgui4.html">Scaling info</A></TH>
     64<TH><A Href="expgui5.html">Profile terms</A></TH>
     65<TH><A Href="expgui6.html">Constraints</A></TH>
     68<TH><A Href="expgui7.html">Preferred Orientation</A></TH>
     72<TR><TH BGCOLOR="#F0F0F0">Installation Notes:</TH>
     73<TH><A Href="expgui_Unix_readme.html">Unix</A></TH>
     74<TH><A Href="expgui_Win_readme.html">Windows</A></TH>
     75<TH><A Href="expgui_cfg.html">Customization</A></TH>
     77<TR><TH BGCOLOR="#F0F0F0">Tutorials:</TH>
     78<TH><A Href="">TOF</A></TH>
     79<TH><A Href="">CW Neutron</A></TH>
     82<TR><TH BGCOLOR="#F0F0F0">Utilities:</TH>
     83<TH><A Href="liveplot.html">LIVEPLOT</A></TH>
     87<TR><TH BGCOLOR="#F0F0F0">Messages:</TH>
     88<TH><A Href="expguierr.html#Error">Error</A></TH>
     89<TH><A Href="expguierr.html#Warn">Warning</A></TH>
     90<TH><A Href="expguierr.html#Info">Informational</A></TH>
     92<TR><TH BGCOLOR="#F0F0F0">Other:</TH>
     93<TH><A Href="expgui_intro.html">Introduction</A></TH>
     94<TH><A Href="wishlist.html">Recent & Planned<BR>Improvements</A></TH>
     95<TH><A Href="">
     96<I>J. Appl. Cryst.</i><BR>article</A></TH>
     101The appropriate citations to be used for GSAS and EXPGUI are:
     104A.C. Larson and R.B. Von Dreele, "General Structure Analysis System (GSAS)",
     105Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LAUR 86-748 (2000).
     106<A HREF="">
     107[link to PDF file at Los Alamos ftp server]
     110B. H. Toby, <i>EXPGUI</i>, a graphical user interface for <i>GSAS</i>,
     111<i>J. Appl. Cryst.</i> <b>34</b>, 210-213 (2001).
     112<A HREF="">
     113[link to PDF file]
    282335This menu contains links to several GSAS and
    283 two non-GSAS (liveplot and widplt)
     336two non-GSAS (LIVEPLOT and WIDPLT)
    284337programs used for graphical display of data and results.
    324377<H3>D.2 LIVEPLOT</H3>
    326 liveplot shows the observed, calculated and difference plots for powder
     379LIVEPLOT shows the observed, calculated and difference plots for powder
    327380refinements. The plot is updated as the refinement progresses. The mouse can
    328381be used to zoom in on sections of the plot.
    332385LIVEPLOT can now be enhanced to superimpose peak locations for
    333386input unit cells or peaks from JCPDS/ICDD entries.
    334 See the <A HREF="expgui_cfg.html#liveplot">
     387See the <A HREF="liveplot.html#customize">
    335388LIVEPLOT customization information</A>
    336389or read file <tt>expgui_cfg.html</tt> in the <tt>gsas/tcl/doc</tt> directory.
    338 LIVEPLOT gets the current diffraction information by running the TCLDUMP program, if installed, or
    339 HSTDUMP otherwise. The TCLDUMP program has been optimized for use with LIVEPLOT and offers a number of extra
    340 options that are not available when HSTDUMP is used: plots can be displayed in the native units (2Theta/TOF/KeV), or
    341 in d-space or Q; fixed plus fitted background curves are shown in green; if reflection tickmarks are displayed, <IMG SRC="new.gif" HEIGHT=13 WIDTH=36 alt="New!">
    342 reflection tickmarks can be displayed by pressing "H" or "h" while the
    343 mouse is near a reflection (holding the shift key while
    344 pressing the left mouse button also works).
    345 See the installation instructions for installing TCLDUMP.
    359404<br clear=all>
    360405<a name="ConvertUnix"></a>
     406<a name="ConvertWin"></a>
    361407<h3>D.4 File Conversions</h3>
    363 <B>In UNIX</B>,
    364 GSAS data, experiment and instrument parameter files are expected to
    365 have a format with exactly 80 characters per line and no line
    366 separators (no carriage returns or linefeeds). Files in this format
    367 are called "Direct Access". Normal UNIX files may have any number
    368 of characters per line and every line is terminated by a line feed character.
    369 These files are called "sequential".
    370 EXPGUI uses the convention that all uppercase is used for Direct Access files
    371 while all lowercase is used for sequential files.
    372 <P>
    373 The Unix File Conversion menu is used to convert sequential files to
    374 direct access for use in GSAS or to convert direct access files to
    375 sequential, for use in standard UNIX programs, such as editors or e-mail.
    376 <P>
    377 <a name="ConvertWin"></a>
    378 <B>In Windows</B>, GSAS data, experiment and instrument parameter files are
     410GSAS data, experiment and instrument parameter files are
    379411expected to have a format with exactly 80 characters per line followed
    380 by a carriage returns and a linefeed (82 characters total per line).
    381 Files in this format can be read in "Direct Access" mode. The Convert menu
    382 in windows can be used to convert files into this format (it can also
    383 convert UNIX direct access files correctly). The original version of the
     412by a carriage return and then a linefeed (82 characters total per line).
     413Files in this format can be read in "Direct Access" mode.
     414Recent versions of GSAS will attempt to detect and repair files that
     415are not in this format, but if the file is incorrectly formatted and
     416by chance the length of the file is divisible by 82, the problem in the
     417file format will not be detected.
     418The Convert menu
     419in can be used to convert files into the correct format.
     420The original version of the
    384421file is retained and renamed.
    517554identification purposes and do not consitute an endorsement by NIST.
    520 <TR><TH><A Href="expgui1.html">Next page</A>
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    523 <p><a href="">Brian Toby</a> (<a href="">Brian.Toby@NIST.GOV</a>)
     556<p><hr><a href="">Brian Toby</a> (<a href="">Brian.Toby@NIST.GOV</a>)
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