XtalView is a complete package for solving a macromolecular crystal
structure by isomorphous replacement, including building the molecular model.
Scripps XtalView WWW Page
To get started with the XtalView package, follow these instructions:
Copy the file /joule2/programs/XtalView/XtalView.env
to your home directory.
Edit the XtalView.env file. You must edit two lines:
Set the CRYSTALDATA environment variable to the directory
where your crystal data is (or will be) located. For example, use
$HOME/XTALVIEW where XTALVIEW is the working directory.
Set the CRYSTAL environment variable to the name of your
The commands in the XtalView.env file must be executed before
you can use XtalView. To do this, put the lines
if (-e /joule2/programs/XtalView ) source ~/XtalView.env
if (-e /joule2/programs/XtalView ) /joule2/programs/XtalView/bin/share/fonts
in your .cshrc or .login file.
The XtalView package is now ready for use. You can access
the XtalView programs through the xtalmgr program, or you
can run them individually.