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An explanation of a few terms that are used further in this text:


A 'sitting': the set of loaded data files, selected datasets, detector and image settings, background and reflection regions, fitting parameters, etc. The complete state of a session can be saved to a session file, and later loaded from it.


An internal data structure that is related to a disk file. A file contains one or more datasets.


A detector image and its associated metadata.


The two-dimensional data structure that contains intensities read from the detector.


A number (neutron count) associated with each image pixel, as measured by the detector.


Descriptive data associated with an image.

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