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    3737EXPEDT can do -- but that 10% covers most of the
    3838actions that I use frequently (and that I could code without a major effort).
     39EXPGUI is written in the
     40<A Href="http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/programs/crystallography/software/tclpkgs.html">Tcl/Tk</A> scripting language, so it is largely platform independent.
    3941</blockquote>
    4042
     
    4345<UL>
    4446<LI>
     47<A HREF="http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/xtal/software/EXPGUI_reprint.pdf">
     48A journal article</A> (B. H. Toby, <i>EXPGUI</i>, a graphical user interface for <i>GSAS</i>, <i>J. Appl. Cryst.</i> (2001). <b>34</b>, 210-213)
     49<LI>
    4550<A HREF="expgui.html">
    46 A User's Guide</A>, complete with lots of pictures
     51A User's Guide</A> (~10 web pages) complete with lots of screen images
    4752<LI>
    4853<A HREF="expgui_Win_readme.html">
     
    7075<i>Phase parameters</i>: EXPGUI can edit the cell and atomic parameters
    7176as well as the cell and atomic damping and refinement flags.</dt>
     77<IMG SRC="note.gif" alt="Note!">
     78Create new .EXP files, adding phases and atoms.
     79<IMG SRC="new.gif" alt="New!">
     80Edit/Delete/Transform atom(s).
    7281
    73 <dt>
     82<P><dt>
    7483<i>Histogram parameters</i>: Scale factor, background, diffractometer constants,
    7584phase fractions, profile terms can all be changed.</dt>
     85<IMG SRC="note.gif" alt="Note!">Add additional histograms.
     86<IMG SRC="new.gif" alt="New!">Change peak profile functions.
    7687
    77 <dt>
     88<P><dt>
    7889<i>Least-Squares options:</i> control the number of cycles, the print options
    7990and F<sub>obs</sub> extraction parameters.</dt>
    8091
    81 
    8292<BR><IMG SRC="note.gif" alt="Note!">
    83 Creating new .EXP files and adding phases, histograms and atoms
    84 (EXPGUI version 1.17 and later).</dt>
    85 
    86 <BR><IMG SRC="new.gif" HEIGHT=13 WIDTH=36 alt="New!">
    8793Editing and creating [hard] constraints on atomic and profile parameters.
    8894
     
    9096Create and edit March-Dollase preferred orientation parameters.
    9197
    92 <BR><IMG SRC="new.gif" HEIGHT=13 WIDTH=36 alt="New!">
     98<BR><IMG SRC="note.gif" alt="Note!">
    9399Create and edit Generalized Spherical Harmonic (ODF) preferred orientation parameters.
    94100
    95 <BR><IMG SRC="new.gif" HEIGHT=13 WIDTH=36 alt="New!">
     101<BR><IMG SRC="note.gif" alt="Note!">
    96102Modify Phase flags for each histogram
     103
     104
    97105</dt>
    98106
     
    101109<p><br><B>So what can't EXPGUI do?</B>
    102110<blockquote>Much more than it can do. At this time, EXPGUI can't
    103 delete atoms or change their type.
     111change atom types.
    104112It cannot create or edit soft constraints
    105113or hard constraints, other than atomic and profile constraints. It cannot be used on
    106 magnetic scattering parameters or on single-crystal histograms. It can't
    107 even change the profile function number. It also can't change the
     114magnetic scattering parameters or on single-crystal histograms.
     115It also can't be used change the range of data used or the
    108116excluded data regions.
    109 <p>I hope to add some of these capabilities in the future, but EXPEDT is
    110 a huge program and it is unlikely that anyone will replace it any time
    111 soon. I will consider adding more functionality if requested and the job
    112 is reasonably tractable.
     117<p>New features are planned for EXPGUI, but EXPEDT is
     118a huge program and EXPGUI will never have all the features in EXPEDT.
     119I will consider suggestions for adding more functionality to EXPGUI
     120if requested and the job is reasonably tractable.
    113121</blockquote>
    114122
    115123<p><br><B>What type of computers will EXPGUI run on?</B>
    116 <blockquote>EXPGUI requires Tcl/Tk. While that is somewhat restrictive,
     124<blockquote>EXPGUI requires a working version of
     125<A Href="http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/programs/crystallography/software/tclpkgs.html">Tcl/Tk</A>, scripting language.
     126While that is somewhat restrictive,
    117127it still means that EXPGUI will run on many more platforms than GSAS does.
    118128Most of the development has been done in LINUX with some testing on SGI
     
    127137<p><br><B>EXPGUI would be much more of use to me if....</B>
    128138<blockquote>Gee, you want to add some features... Great! You have all the
    129 EXPGUI sources and Tcl/Tk is free. Oh, you want me to do it. Well, I might
    130 get to it if you ask, particularly if you help.
    131 I am looking for good ideas on how to design GUI's
    132 for different aspects of experiment editing,
    133 with an attractive, intuitive and compact GUI.</blockquote>
     139EXPGUI sources and
     140<A Href="http://www.ncnr.nist.gov/programs/crystallography/software/tclpkgs.html">Tcl/Tk</A>
     141is free. Oh, you want me to do it. Well, please
     142ask and I will try. In particular, I am looking for good ideas on
     143how to design GUI's for different aspects of experiment editing,
     144with an attractive, intuitive and compact layout.</blockquote>
    134145
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