Index of hints and tips from the exercises

Using this distribution as a template
Viewbanks
Saving and Printing Graphs
Basic method
Recalling the last graph
Hints and Tips for Exercise 2
ugeom.f
gustep.f
guout.f
uglast.f
Useful GEANT Common Block and Variables
GCKINE
GCTMED
GCTRAK
GCVOLU
GCFLAG
GCONSP
USER
Setting Up Histograms
Creating Histograms
Incrementing Histograms
Energy Deposition
Particle Energy Spectra
Viewing Histograms
HI/LIST
HI/PLOT
HI/ZOOM
HI/LOCATE
HI/FIT
ZONE
HI/OP/RESET
2D Histograms
HI/PLOT <hist#> BOX/CONT/LEGO/SURF/TEXT/CHAR
CONTOUR/LEGO/SURFACE
BANX/BANY - extract arbitrarily definable bands
SLIX/SLIY - extract regularly spaced slices
PROX/PROY - full projection onto one axis
HI/FIT to 2D Histograms
GEANT Rotation Matrices
GSROTM
Relationship between Euler angles and GEANT Rotation Parameters
Computing the Rotation Parameters Explicitly
Cross Section Information from GEANT
Cross Sections
Energy Loss
Range or Stopping Power
All Reaction Information
Changing volume colors and appearance
Color
Rendering surfaces
Hints and Tips for Exercise 7
Random Number Generators
Sampling in non-cartesian coordinate systems
  1. 'r' or 'r2?'
  2. 'theta' or 'cos(theta)?'
  3. Common errors with cos(theta) sampling
  4. Center-of-Momentum to Lab, or vice versa
Sampling strategies
  1. "Rejection" technique
  2. "Direct" technique
  3. CERNlib routines HRNDM1 and HRNDM2
Hints and Tips for Exercise 8
Implementing Dynamically Varying Geometries
KUMAC Scripting
Compiled Code
Idiosyncracies found in GEANT
ISVOL in GSTMED
GPHYSI with Interactive "CALL ugeom.f"
Repeated calls of GPHYSI with Vacuum Master Volume
Flagging Entry to a Volume
Converting GEANT Name Strings to Character Strings: UHTOC/UCTOH
Parameters in GSROTM
FORTRAN Comment Tags and Interactive GEANT CALL Command
Poor Low Energy Neutron Tracking by Default



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Last updated: 19 October 2001