Information reader functions are different mathematical functions that return information on one or more selected files. They do not change the files and can be added to each file and executed.
Too add Information reader functions one or more files have to be highlighted.
Information Reader Functions can be added
a. by clicking Edit > Add > InfoReader,
b. by clicking right on one or more selected files Add to Information Reader or
c. by using the shortcut Cntrl-I.
A dialog will open showing a list of different information reader functions. Select those functions you wish to execute for the selected files by checking the box. Click OK to close the dialog.
The selected functions will now be added to the selected files in a tree structure. There might be more information reader functions than you originally added. This is because certain calculations have to be made as a prerequisite to your selected information readers. The dependencies are added automatically to the file tree.
The information reader function settings can be adjusted where appropriate by double click on the information readers in the file tree opening a new dialog.
If an new dialog does not open, there are no settings that can be made.
The settings window looks different for each information reader. For the precision values, setting the maximum number decimal places for further calculations, it looks like this.
You can change the settings and press the OK button to close the window.
Be sure to hit the enter button after you changed the settings. Otherwise your changes are dismissed after closing the window.
To execute the information reader function select the file or files