jEdit and Topas Academic

jedit is a powerful free java based editor that makes it extremely easy to work with topas input files. It should work with either Topas Academic or the commercial version. With jedit you can:

There's lots of jedit help on the web. Information on how to install jedit for use with topas is here. It's best to have topas in a directory name without spaces for all the functionality to work. e.g. c:\topasa

This is how jedit looks when set up to run with topas:

(Click on the images to see them in higher resolution)

Final responsibility for the suitability of any .inp file for a given refinement lies with you. Remember that just being able to fit a set of diffraction data doesn't mean that the model is correct!

Jedit menus are constantly updated. The screenshots and tutorials on these pages may not 100% match the latest menus. Update information is here.



[Modified 10-Apr-2021 by John S.O. Evans. Pages checked for Google Chrome.]