| Getting started with LabAnalyst
The initial sign-on screen lets you access most of the calculators in the SPECIAL menu, but to do anything more, you need to load a data file. Warthog format files (with the warthog icons; see the file formats page) work best. Warthog files contain a lot of information about acquisition conditions, dates and times, markers, any data manipulation previously performed, etc. You can also load Sable-format files or spreadsheets in tab- or comma-delineated text format.
The help window is arranged around the program's seven main menus: