1.3. To Open a File

To open a file, choose File->Open to display the Open File dialog. Select the file that you want to open, then click OK. The file is displayed in a new Gnome Crystal document window.

To Open a recently opened file, choose the appropriate entry in File->Open recent

Gnome Crystal can open files on a distant server. If the file is read-only, the File->Save menu item and the corresponding tool button are disabled.

Saving CIF or CML files in not fully implemented, and a lot of fields will be lossed. Only the crystal structure will be saved.

You can open multiple files in Gnome Crystal. Each file is opened in it's own top-level window.