New Match! version 3.11.4
April 20, 2021
Today we have released a new version 18.104.22.168 of Match!, our software for phase analysis from powder diffraction data. The new version basically provides improvements for the raw data smoothing as well as several bug fixes:
- Raw data smoothing can now be configured in detail according to your requirements: On the "Raw data" tab of the "Options" dialog, you can now select the width of the data point window as well as the polynom order to be used in the application of the Savitzky-Golay algorithm. Automatic determination of the data point window size (like in earlier versions of Match!) is also available. Note that this may also have an effect in peak searching, since raw data smoothing is used internally during this calculation!
- New batch script command "smooth_exp_raw_data_SavitzkyGolay(width_smoothing_window, polynomial_order, auto_determine_smoothing_window)" can be used to run user-configured raw data smoothing in a batch-script.
- Match! can now import the new Thermofisher Scientific 'txl' file format.
- In the report, the peak areas are now displayed in addition to the peak heights.
- In the "Edit manual entry data" dialog, the options at the bottom for updating the main views as well as the calculated diffraction pattern automatically are now always visible.
- Several bugs have been fixed:
- [macOS version only] Severe bug: An error message "Your 60 days evaluation period has passed!" was displayed in certain circumstances when running Match! after an update of your macOS operating system, even though you have a valid license for the Match! and have registered it before.
- [Windows version only] In the "drop down" list "Display result file" on the "Rietveld"-tab, a file called "libiomp5md.dll" (that is required for running FullProf) was listed, even though it has nothing to do with your calculation results.
- Sometimes the raw data smoothing did not work on the edges of the diffraction pattern.
- If one or more entries were marked in the candidate list when importing a "predefined selected" from a mta-file, these marked entries were added to the match list as well, in addition to the entries mentioned in the mta-file.
- When double-clicking on an entry in the candidate list (in order to select it as "matching"), other entries were selected as well in certain circumstances.
- Several bugs affecting the trimming of the diffraction pattern have beend fixed.
- Some minor bugs have been fixed as well.
Match! version 3 users should check their update permission time (e.g. in "Help / About Match!") and then
download and install the new version 22.214.171.124 from here.
Match! Demo Version and Information
If you are new to Match! and would like to learn more about it, please
visit the Match! web page.
where you can also download a full-featured (time-limited) demonstration version free-of-charge.