[Ifeffit] Rendering of windows in Artemis and transferring paths from feff calculation

Schima, Frank frank.schima at nist.gov
Wed Apr 23 14:38:34 CDT 2014

On Apr 17, 2014, at 1:30 PM, Bruce Ravel <bravel at bnl.gov> wrote:

> On 03/24/2014 03:21 PM, Alison Tebo wrote:
>> I am running Demeter 0.9.18 installed on a Mac 10.6.8 via the (very
>> helpful!) Macports port. I've had nearly no problems with processing my
>> data, but Artemis appears very strange. Most of the button can't be seen
>> and are black instead (I've attached a screenshot). The bigger problem
>> is that once I run a Feff calculation, I can't seem to transfer the
>> paths from the Feff Window into the Data Window (see second screenshot).
>> The program seems to think it's doing it--there are no error messages in
>> the log and it even makes the little graphic as it 'grabs' the path--but
>> it never transfers it over to the Data Window.
>> I have attached a project file where I get this error, the feff input
>> file that I run the calculation on, and two screenshots of what Artemis
>> looks like for me. I don't think the input and project file matter much
>> since this happens for me even with examples from the various courses
>> Bruce has given.
>> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> Hi Alison,
> First off, I apologize that it has taken me so long to respond to this.  Busy time.
> I don't quite understand the bigger problem.  This is certainly  not a problem I have on other platforms.  Do other Mac users observe the same behavior?
> As for the lesser problem, looking at the icons across the top in your screenshots, it would seem that you are using some kind of color theme that is different from a Mac out of the box.  Is that right?  If so, how does the software behave if you change the theme back to the default?

Sorry too for the delay in responding. I’m seeing the same black window background on OS X 10.9.2. I have sent Bruce a private email with the code changes that I used to fix it. 

Frank Schima

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