Äkta Explorer

Unicorn 7 user separation requires manual intervention in a network user environment

Unicorn 7 user setup

Since we are operating our Äkta Avant in a multiuser environment, we need to separate the methods and results of the different users.


How to convert EMF files into SVG format

The need for this appeared because the Unicorn software that controls our Äkta Explorer can only export the raw chromatographic curves in EMF format. Pathetic. After trying out various things, I went with OpenOffice. OpenOffice Draw can import EMF files and save as SVG. Other applications capable of opening EMF are FreeHand and CorelDraw (tested on Macintosh). However, FreeHand cannot export as SVG.