[Ifeffit] plot multiplier in Athena

Scott Calvin SCalvin at slc.edu
Sun Jan 4 10:20:36 CST 2009


Hi Gleb,

As a workaround, can you check the "fix step" box and adjust the edge  
step by hand that way?

--Scott Calvin
Sarah Lawrence College

On Jan 4, 2009, at 2:00 AM, Gleb Pokrovski wrote:

> Dear Bruce,
>
> Since the 2 or 3 latest athena versions, I have noticed a somewhat
> strange behavior of the
> 'plot multiplier' command in athena.  I'm using the latest horae and
> iffefit releases on linux (Madriva 2007) and  windows (XP, SP3).
>
> The plot multiplier works for  chi and fourier-transformed spectra,  
> but
> fails for xanes and xmu spectra:
> changing the plot multiplier to a value different from 1 makes  no
> effect of the last two types of spectra.
> In contrast,  'y-axis offset' command works for all types of  spectra.
>
> Personally, I found the possibility to multiply xanes spectra  
> extremely
> convenient (as far as I remember, it worked in older than 2006   
> versions
> of athena....),
> for example for quick comparison and superposition  short-energy range
> XANES spectra
> for which the athena energy normalisation procedures do not work
> perfectly in some cases.




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