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Search residual spectrum

This command is used to perform an additional search with the residual spectrum of a previous search. The residual spectrum is created by subtracting the search spectrum and the result spectrum of a search. Please refer to the tutorial How to search spectra for details on the search function.

The Search Residual Command is only available if there is an active result of a previous search.

Search residual spectrum menu command

To create a new residual spectrum search query using the menu command, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Select the search result window from a previous search.

  2. From the Library menu, select the Search Residual Spectrum command.

  3. A Search Residual Spectrum dialog is displayed showing the overlayed search and result spectrum and the resulting residual spectrum.

  4. Adjust the Reference Factor to prepare the residual spectrum for the search.

  5. Click the Search button.

  6. The residual spectrum search result is displayed in a new search result window.

Search residual spectrum keyboard shortcut

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