Frequently Asked Questions

These are some questions that are commonly asked about Cytoflow’s GUI, especially by new users.

I’ve made one of the panels (eg, the View settings panel) disappear. How do I make it come back?

You can restore them by going to the View menu and toggling the checkbox next to the panel that you made disappear.

I have some information in the FCS files’ metadata that I’d like to use as experimental variables. How do I “import” them?

In the Experiment Setup dialog:

  1. Click Add a variable

  2. Select FCS Metadata as the variable type

  3. Choose the metadata you want from the Name dropdown

  4. Change the Type to something appropriate – probably Number or Category