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There are several tutorials explaining different aspects of the program.

Getting Started tutorial written by Darren Dale and tailored to CHESS users but usefull to everybody starting to use PyMca. In case the site hosting the Getting Started tutorial is down, you can try this alternative link or an old pdf copy of it.

Accessing HDF5 data. PyMca can deal with HDF5 files since version 4.4.0. You should take a look at the HDF Group web site to know more about HDF. NeXus files are only supported when using the HDF5 backend.

Calibration tutorial . To be used if you still have some doubts about how to calibrate your spectra.

Materials tutorial . This tutorial will show you how to define your own materials.

ROI Imaging tutorial . Introduction to the stack imaging capabilities of PyMca

Kinetics tutorial . Illustration of the use of the ROI Imaging tool for kinetics studies.

Understanding and using the strip background. Description of the parameters defining your favorite background.