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*   Opening a Database Manager Window
The number of Database Manager windows that you can simultaneously open is limited only by your system resources so that you have unconstrained flexibility in handling spectral and structural data.
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To open an empty Database Manager window
Do one of the following:
Click the Database Manager button, , in the Mass Frontier toolbar.
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Choose Tools > Database Manager from the Mass Frontier main menu.
An empty Database Manager window opens.
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To load mass spectra into the Database Manager window
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Choose File > Open > Mass Spectrum from the Mass Frontier main menu.
The Open Spectrum dialog box opens.
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Select an .msp or .jdx file and click Open.
The mass spectra file opens on the Spectrum page.
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To load search results in a Database Manager window
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Choose Search > any criteria from the Mass Frontier main menu.
The Library Search dialog box opens for the selected type of search. Each dialog box contains parameters specific to the type of criteria you are searching, but all Library Search dialog boxes include a Libraries area and a merge results option.
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Select or clear the Merge Results into Active Database Manager Window option.
When selected, the application displays the search results in the current Database Manager window and adds the search results to the Work spreadsheet.
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Click OK in the Library Search dialog box.
The application searches the selected libraries and adds the search results to the Work spreadsheet in the specified Database Manager window.
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To zoom and pan in the graphical display
Click the Hand button, , in the Mass Frontier toolbar and drag the hand to pan horizontally or vertically.
Similarly, hold down the H keyboard key or the Spacebar to change the cursor to the hand.
Click the Zoom Out button, , in the Mass Frontier toolbar.
Click the Zoom In button, , in the Mass Frontier toolbar.
Click the Zoom to Box button, , in the Mass Frontier toolbar and describe a rectangle.
Similarly, hold down the Z keyboard key and describe a rectangle.
Click the Zoom Reset button, , in the Mass Frontier toolbar to return to full scale.
Click the Zoom Undo button, , in the Mass Frontier toolbar to undo the last zoom operation.
Click the Zoom Redo button, , in the Mass Frontier toolbar to restore the last zoom operation.


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Related Topics:
  Using the Detachable Panes
  Using Libraries in the Database Manager Window
  Using Records in the Database Manager Window
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