ARCHIVED: How do I use formchk to convert my Gaussian checkpoint files into formatted checkpoint files?

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The formchk utility converts the data in a Gaussian checkpoint file into a formatted for suitable for input into a variety of visualization software. The following command will produce the formatted checkpoint file filename.fchk from the checkpoint file filename.chk:

  $ formchk filename.chk filename.fchk

For more, see the formchk utility page in the online Gaussian user reference.

This document was developed with support from National Science Foundation (NSF) grants 1053575 and 1548562. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.

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