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Manuscript Title: Xfey, a Feynman diagram editor.
Authors: A. Laina
Program title: xfey
Catalogue identifier: ADHX_v1_0
Distribution format: tar.gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 111(1998)217
Programming language: C, C++.
Computer: DEC VAX 7000/610.
Operating system: Open VMS VAX 6.1, VMS ALPHA 6.2, DEC Unix, Linux.
RAM: 150K words
Word size: 32
Keywords: General purpose, Diagramatic expansions, Feynman diagrams, Cad, Gui, High energy physics.
Classification: 4.4.

Nature of problem:
Present day tools for drawing Feynman diagrams are script or macro oriented as in the Feynman package available for Latex. While effective, these tools are not as easy to use as they could be in a world where graphic workstations are commonplace.

Solution method:
A CAD tool is provided to help drawing interactively the Feynman diagrams. It is easy to use and it produces an output in Encapsulated Postscript suitable for inclusion in publications. The program requires the Xmt library [1] to build the user interface.

See the long write-up. (The program is restricted to all Motif 1.2 and Posix compatible workstations with a (licensed) Xmt library.)

Running time:
It is an interactive program, an average diagram should not take more than a couple of minutes.

[1] D. Flanagan, Motif tools., (O'Reilly & Associates, 1994).