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New Features in Probe Image
« on: September 21, 2015, 05:15:29 pm »
The flyer mentioned below is more about "current" features in Probe Image, but this topic is reserved for feature requests and announcements in Probe Image.

In the meantime, please check out our latest Probe Image flyer (see attached below, remember you must be logged in to see attachments).

A similar version is linked to here on our main web site:

http://www.probesoftware.com/images/Probe%20Image%20Brochure-2.pdf
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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2015, 11:32:26 am »
The latest version of Probe Image (v. 1.2.2) can now be launched automatically from Probe for EPMA (v. 11.06) from the Automate! window after the point automation completes.

This is useful for when one wants to acquire standards and/or unknown points and then subsequently perform x-ray mapping in Probe Image.



Note that one must specify the Probe Image acquisition file (*.PrbAcq) in the Automate! window as seen above (which can be manually saved or loaded from the Probe Image File menu), and optionally the user can specify a sample setup to be loaded just prior to launching Probe Image for x-ray mapping (column conditions can also be specified in the Probe Image Setup | Acquisition).

Once Probe Image acquires and automatically saves all maps, it will close and return control to Probe for EPMA where it can set the filament to standby mode if that option was selected.

For this new automation feature you will need to update both Probe Image and Probe for EPMA.
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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2015, 06:17:15 pm »
The latest version of Probe Image (v. 1.2.2) can now be launched automatically from Probe for EPMA (v. 11.06) from the Automate! window after the point automation completes.

This is useful for when one wants to acquire standards and/or unknown points and then subsequently perform x-ray mapping in Probe Image.

If you want to use this PI mapping automation from PFE feature, please update PFE again as I found a small bug that could affect things.  It works really nice now.
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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2016, 07:55:26 am »
The latest version of Probe Image has an improved status line that shows the current sample name and sequence in the x-ray map acquisition automation:

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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2016, 07:12:37 pm »
Hi John
The one thing missing from the .img file is the pixel size......
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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2016, 07:48:43 pm »
Hi John
The one thing missing from the .img file is the pixel size......
Cheers,
Malc.

Hi Malcolm,
I understand.

But if you click the Conditions tab in an image window in Probe Image, you will see the HFW and VFW values for the width and height of the image in um:

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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2016, 01:23:07 am »
Come on John...... Make it easy for us hey!! Get rid of that extra step!!

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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2016, 01:50:07 am »
John......
At last I have something nice to post following your requests, Here is an Al map of a magmatic epidote mantle around allanite.... The core is very impressively zoning under the optical microscope and some of my other maps show why... This one will do for starters......
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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2016, 10:46:53 am »
Here are the new options for JEOL 8900/8200/8500 instruments in the Column Conditions tab of the scan acquisition setup dialog:



JEOL 8230/8530 instruments automatically set the beam to spot mode when performing a stage scan so that is why I raised this question:

http://probesoftware.com/smf/index.php?topic=796.msg5016#msg5016
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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2017, 08:00:44 am »
The latest version (1.3.0) of Probe Image has improved GUI layouts in the Setup | Acquisition dialog and new menus in the File menu.



Please download from here:

http://probesoftware.com/ftp/PI-Update.zip

and check it out (contact Probe Software if you need the unzip password).
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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2017, 01:21:13 am »
Hi John,

Just tried your new Convert Jeol maps to probe image format. Very good and easy to use.

Below is a Jeol polygon map with positive and negative background maps - converted to probe image for calcimage to quantifiy.



Thanks

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Re: New Features in Probe Image
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2017, 04:16:31 pm »
Probe Image v. 1.3.2 now supports additional x-ray lines for quantitative x-ray mapping:



Update is available here (contact us if you need the unzip password):

http://probesoftware.com/ftp/PI-Update.zip
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