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Olex²

1.2.8.5324

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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 3/13/2017.

Olex² is a simple to use program containing numerous tools for the structure analysis and publication, including Fourier maps and voids calculation and visualisation, space group determination, calculation of esd's for almost any possible geometrical parameters, CIF translation to HTML and other documents, hydrogen atom placement and many others. The graphical user interface is the result of 10 years of striving to provide the best possible experience to modelling even the most challenging structures with ease. The software originated at Durham University and has been in active development since 2004.

Features

  • Stereo visualisation
  • Full history of the structure - from solution - to the refinement
  • Structure analysis - pi-pi and other interactions, easy s.u. (esd) on many geometrical parameters calculation
  • Own olex2.refine structure refinement module
  • Seamless integration with Shelxl - switch between Shelxl and olex2.refine in no time
  • Integration with Platon software - every knowledge Platon has is unlocked
  • Multi-platform Windows-Linux-Mac (thanks to wxWidgets)
  • Superflip GUI, ShelXT, Sir and other structure solution programs at the push of the button
  • Postscript and bitmap (jpg, png etc) output to high resolution
  • Advanced tools for disorder modelling using rigid body refinemet
  • Structure reports (and CIF) - by managing metadata are always up to date even after a new structure solution!
  • Electron density maps (and they are live for contour maps)
  • Numerous drawing styles, including a few of predefined
  • Customisable main Menu and the GUI toolbar
  • Embedded Python and macro binding to the command line or interface elements

To install Olex², run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install olex2 --version 1.2.8.5324

To upgrade Olex², run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade olex2 --version 1.2.8.5324

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'Olex2'
    $version     = '1.2.8'
    $url32       = 'http://www.olex2.org/olex2-distro/1.2/olex2-win32.zip'
    $url64       = 'http://www.olex2.org/olex2-distro/1.2/olex2-win64.zip'
    $checkSum32  = '94e7e33199106537b5dd6acb921baa07e031a533f66e03a10fec1f58b4916a5b'
    $checkSum64  = 'bfd0d0200b04f105160091dd63f64961e68e914c680b824bd113d31e9a41c455'
    
    $InstallDir = Join-Path $env:ProgramData $packageName
    
    $InstallArgs = @{
       PackageName   = $packageName
       Url           = $url32
       Url64         = $url64
       UnzipLocation = $InstallDir
       checkSum      = $checkSum32
       checkSum64    = $checkSum64
       checkSumType  = 'sha256'
    }
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @InstallArgs
    
    $target   = Join-Path $InstallDir 'olex2.exe'
    $DeskShortcut = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath('Desktop')) 'Olex2-1.2.lnk'
    $StartShortcut = Join-Path $env:ProgramData 'Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Olex2-1.2.lnk'
    
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $DeskShortcut -TargetPath $target
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $StartShortcut -TargetPath $target
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'Olex2'
    
    $InstallDir = Join-Path $env:ProgramData $packageName
    
    $DeskShortcut = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath('Desktop')) 'Olex2-1.2.lnk'
    $StartShortcut = Join-Path $env:ProgramData 'Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Olex2-1.2.lnk'
    
    if ([System.IO.File]::Exists($DeskShortcut)) {
        Write-Debug "Found the desktop shortcut. Deleting it..."
        [System.IO.File]::Delete($DeskShortcut)
    }
    
    if ([System.IO.File]::Exists($StartShortcut)) {
        Write-Debug "Found the Start Menu shortcut. Deleting it..."
        [System.IO.File]::Delete($StartShortcut)
    }
    
    if (Test-Path $InstallDir) {
        Write-Debug "Found the Install Directory. Deleting it..."
          Remove-Item $InstallDir -Recurse -Force
    }

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Dependencies

Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Oleg Dolomanov
  • Horst Puschmann

Copyright

Copyright © 2016 OlexSys

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Olex² 1.2.8.5370 36 Wednesday, August 2, 2017 approved
Olex² 1.2.8.5337 46 Friday, June 2, 2017 approved
Olex² 1.2.8.5335 55 Wednesday, May 3, 2017 approved
Olex² 1.2.8.5324 45 Friday, March 10, 2017 approved
Olex² 1.2.8.5292 67 Thursday, February 2, 2017 approved
Olex² 1.2.8.5289 53 Monday, January 9, 2017 approved
Olex² 1.2.8 56 Friday, December 23, 2016 approved

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