Endeavour Update Page
If you encounter a problem with your installation of ENDEAVOUR,
please check first, if your version is up-to-date. You find the latest update
information below. In other cases, contact CRYSTAL IMPACT:
Once you have obtained one or multiple ENDEAVOUR licences, you should visit
this page from time to time, especially if you have deactivated the "Check for
Online Update" option. (Cf. command "Options" in the"Tools" menu, "Desktop"
page of "Options" dialog.) If any bugfixes or (minor) improvements are
available, you can download the concerning files from here.
The current version is 1.4, released on July 13, 2006.
If you are still using version 1.3b or older versions (which can be checked by
selecting "About Endeavour..." from the "Help" menu), please perform the
If ENDEAVOUR is running, please save any open documents and close the program.
Download the compressed update file by clicking on the link below.
Double-click on the file and extract all files to your ENDEAVOUR program
directory (e.g. "C:\Programs\Endeavour 1.3"), replacing any existing files.
You can check whether the update was successful by selecting "About
Endeavour..." from the "Help" menu. The Endeavour version displayed in the
first line should be "1.4".
(July 13, 2006 - 8,485 KByte)
Enhancements in version 1.4
Molecules can now be rotated around a reference atom which
has been fixed to a certain position.
The structure solution wizard has been significantly improved
concerning the handling of molecules. For example, you can place and fix (and
optionally allow rotation of) molecules at certain positions by clicking
on the "Place molecule(s)..." button on page 2 of the structure solution wizard
(formerly named "Advanced settings...").
Before the actual structure solution calculation is started,
Endeavour now compares the peak positions calculated from the unit cell
parameters to the experimental values and displays a warning if a large
deviation is found.
Some internal optimization parameters have been optimized.
Some bugs have been fixed. Compare "Known
Enhancements in version 1.3b
A bug that could lead to negative counts on the "Define atoms in unit cell"
page (Page 3 of 7 of "Preparation of structure solution" wizard) has been
A bug that allowed the option "Local refinement", if all atoms were placed but
contained at least some unfixed parameters, has been fixed.
Enhancements in version 1.3a
A bug affecting the fixing of atom coordinates to special positions has been
The problem concerning the online update on Windows 98/ME systems has been
Some minor bugs have been fixed.