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Gwyddion user guide

Petr Klapetek

David Nečas

Christopher Anderson

This guide is a work in progress.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of either


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Motivation
Licensing
2. Installation
Linux/Unix Packages
MS Windows Packages
Build Dependencies
Compilation on Linux/Unix
Mac OS X
Cross-Compiling for MS Windows
Compiling on MS Windows using MinGW
Compiling on MS Windows using Microsoft Visual Studio
Subversion Checkout, Development
3. Getting Started
Main Window
Data Browser
Managing Files
Data Window
Graph Window
Tools
False Color Mapping
Presentations and Masks
Selections
OpenGL 3D Data Display
Single Point Spectra
Volume Data
XYZ Data
Metadata
Image Export
Logging
Raw Data File Import
Specific Data Import
Plug-ins
4. Data Processing and Analysis
Basic Operations
Interpolation
Data Leveling and Background Subtraction
Masks
Filters
Presentations
Data Edit and Correction
Extended Data Edit
Statistical Analysis
One-Dimensional Roughness Parameters
Grain Analysis
Fourier Transform
Wavelet Transform
Fractal Analysis
Tip Convolution Artefacts
Multiple Data
Graph Processing
Volume Data Processing
XYZ Data Processing
Synthetic Surfaces
Calibration and uncertainties
Python Scripting
5. Summaries and Tables
gwyddion — SPM data visualization and analysis
gwyddion-thumbnailer — Creates thumbnails of SPM data files
Keyboard Shortcuts
Supported File Formats
High-Depth Image Formats
Expressions
Fitting Functions
Fitting 3D Shapes
Resources
Settings
Toolbox Configuration
Format of Gwyddion Files
Simple Field Files
Simple XYZ Files
6. Developing Gwyddion
A. GNU General Public License
B. GNU Free Documentation License
Index