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Macros for ChemStation

Several macros have been created to add flexibility to the ChemStation library search and NIST Mass Spectral (MS) Search Program v.1.7. Previously, one ChemStation macro (NISTINT.mac) was available with the NIST MS Search Program v.1.6. This macro displays a dialog box with options to create or append files of spectra to be saved for use by the NIST MS Search Program, to switch to the NIST MS Search Program with automatic import of saved spectra, and to copy ChemStation user libraries to NIST User libraries. In August of 1999, James Little (Eastman Chemical Company) and O. David Sparkman (Consultant) created several new macros to integrate the NIST MS Search Program with ChemStation and add flexibility to the ChemStation library search options.

  • Six macros are available.
    • NISTSrch.mac sends the currently displayed ChemStation mass spectrum to the NIST MS Search Program to be searched against the NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Database and/or User libraries.
    • LS.mac performs a ChemStation PBM search using up to three different libraries with the top 20 hits returned from each library.
    • Switch.mac allows the user to change the default search invoked when double clicking in the ChemStation spectrum display (PBM Quick Search, NIST MS Search, or PBM Search using multiple libraries).
    • NISTINT.mac displays a dialog box with various options to save spectra for automatic importation into the NIST MS Search Program, toggles to the NIST MS Search Program, or copies HP user libraries to the NIST User library format.
    • AMDIS.mac loads current ChemStation data file directly into AMDIS.
    • PBMSrch.mac performs normal ChemStation PBM search (copy of the ChemStation system macro LIBSrch.mac).

Download Instructions

Download zip file and extract all files from the zip file into the \MSexe directory within the ChemStation directory. Further instructions are included in Menu_mod.doc in the zip file.

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