How to use SHAPE® software


1. Click SHAPE V6.0 icon

2. To make a new file, Click File →New

3. Select Crystal System

4. Select Symmetry

5. Add all of possible forms (faces) by Clicking Miller Indices → Center distances

6. To get closer crystal shape, add more forms and adjust center distances

7. To refresh the figure, Click Calculate

8. To align the crystal along specific direction, Click Rotation → Align face or vector

9. To display each face on the crystal, Click Display → Label → Indices

10. To remove symmetry bar, Click Model → Display → Standard

11. To save the file, Click File → Screen to Bitmap → Write .BMP file

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