is the application icon. Double click this in the Matrix folder or
on the Start Menu to boot Matrix.
file is created when you first boot Matrix. It holds the default paths
to important files such as Local Materials Database and the Expansion
and Limits databases you wish Matrix to use when opening. You may
change these settings from within Matrix.
folder contains images which are used when Matrix prints out recipes
and other files.
you create a blend Matrix generates files which you may store in this
folder. Each blend can be stored in its own folder inside the blends
Matrix calculates a coefficient of expansion for a glaze it uses values
stored in Expansion Databases. These databases are stored in this
is an independent programme designed to teach the basic principles
of Glaze Technology. Files for this programme are stored in this folder.
the HTML files which comprise Matrix's help system are stored in this
images in this folder may be used to "Register" the file
types which Matrix uses. When a file type is registered an icon image
is attached to it so that the file is diplayed by Windows with the
attached image. Refer to you Windows help for more information about
registering file types.
important folder should be used to store all of the recipe you create
and save as individual files. You may create other folders inside
this folder to organise you recipes. This folder will also hold any
glaze pictures or text files which may be attached to you individual
folder contains a number of Limits databases (tables) used to evaluate
recipes agains standards for particular temperatures.
to grips with all of the complex features offerred by Matrix may take
some work on your part. These tutorials will help you by taking you
through some of the processes and projects that Matrix perform.
most important information stored in your Matrix folder is contained
in the Raw Materials folder. The basis of all Matrix calculations
is it's raw material data. This folder holds many Raw Material databases
and any new databases that you might create for materials should be
will also store recipe data in databases which are collections of
up to 100 recipes that might have some logical reason for being together.
The folder also holds glaze images and text files that may be attached
to recipes in a recipe database.