DataView Toolbar

The data Toolbar contains all tools you can use on the image data.

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General tools

Select

The default tool used to select or edit added elements on the images.

Grab

Grab the image with this tool and move it in any direction to set a new focus.

Rectangular Zoom

Zoom into the selected rectangle.

Save Image to disk

Export and save the image on the computer file system. Different options are available.

Copy Image to clipboard

The displayed image is copied in the clipboard, and can be paste in another application (Word, Excel, etc…)

RF Tools and Tracks

RF Tools

toggle the visibility of the RF line and/or RF scale and change the color of both.

Reset RfTool positions

reset the current RfTool to its original position

RF Tip

mark a spot on the plate with the exact RF value.

Sequence

toggle the visibility of the track sequence and set its color.

Adjust Sequence position

allow to do the fine tuning of the absolute position of the tracks and their width.

Reset position

reset the sequence position to its original values

Selection to comparison

extract the selected track(s) and paste them into the comparison tool.

Labels

turn automatic labeling for the tracks on or off. Select a combination of Vial-ID, description, application volume or Track Number to be displayed.

Image Settings

Spot Amp

Amplify a region on the plate (contrast of an averaged small area on plate) Parameters

White Balance

select a small area on the image and adjust the color of the whole image to make this area exactly white.

Reset changes

reset the Image settings adjustments (Spot Amp, Parameters and White Balance).

Normalize exposure

the saturation of the defined zone (exposure range) is normalized to 85%

Show exposure range

the current exposure range is displayed and can be modified graphically

Reset exposure range

the exposure range is reset to the original value, which is the first track of the plate.

Clarify (HDRI images only)

Virtually change the illumination setting after capturing. Makes weak spots visible

Crop image

remove or show the 5mm background around each plate image.

Clean Plate Correction

Clean plate correction lets you subtract an image of the clean plate from images after chromatography. There is already some structure on the plate before chromatography (like background noise in an audio recording). The subtraction will result in a cleaner, sharpened image of the plate.

Annotations

Text

create a text box to put a comment on the plate image.

Arrow

indicate a specific area on the plate image with an arrow.

Delete

delete the selected Annotation items.

Copy

copy the selected Annotation items.

Paste

paste the selected Annotation items.

Color

change the color of selected Annotation items.

Rotate Left / Right Rotate

selected Annotation items clock/counter clock-wise.