User Options

There are a number of options available to users to apply as default during their visit. These can be edited from the User Options perspective. Note that the settings persist per user between visits, so do check that they are approporiate for the current data collection session.


If unsure of any settings, please discuss with your local contact.

Note that these options are subject to change with updates to the beamline control software.

Data can be processed automatically: Should be ticked.

Only do 'light' data processing: Depreceated, should not be ticked.

Take PNG images of samples: Should be left ticked.

Use Keyence Centring during sample load: Should be ticked.

HT: Manual Centring: Ticked when using manual centring mode

HT: X-Ray Centring: Ticked when using Xray centring

HT: Continious Processing (suppress popups/ warnings): May be advantageous to be ticked during queued screening or queued data collection

Use omega angle from centring as omega-start for dataset: uses omega from centring rather than that set before centring.

Raise Detector Plot view on data collection start: Can be unticked if this is not used during collection.

Bypass LN2 Checks on sample load: Should not be ticked

Pause queue if no beam: Should be ticked.

Read barcodes using the sample changer: Ticked for data collection

I am using multisample pins: Only used for special sample pins 

I am using wet pins (12s thawing delay): Only to be used when samples were mounted in XChem lab with wet pins

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