Learn about the basic features of the CS Calculator 2.0
The Source List Filters panel will allow you to narrow down the Source List.
Locate the Source List Filters panel.
Select values from any of the dropdowns, or search by Keyword.
Press the Reset Filters button to reset filters and restore the Source List with its default values.
The CS Calculator supports combined calculations on multiple sources. Select the desired multiple sources from the Source List. In the Calculations pane, enter the illuminance values for each source and your results will appear in Metrics and Charts.
For information on how to select a source, see Getting started.
There are two ways to view source info
Selecting a source from the sources in the Source List
Clicking the Toggle Source Info icon next to a source in the Selected Sources panel.
When the source info panel is opened, you can click the Description label to toggle the full description.
When only one source is selected, the option to Calculate via CS becomes available in the Selected Sources panel.
This feature allows for a kind of reverse calculation where you can via a target CS. Simply Enter a value between 0.0 and 0.7 and press
Enter to perform the calculation.
To remove a source from Selected Sources, click the Remove Source icon.
In the Combined Source SPDs panel, you can toggle between viewing the Relative or Absolute combined SPD by clicking the buttons at the top of the panel.
In the Charts panel, you can toggle between viewing the SPD, Chromaticity, or Color Rendering charts by clicking the buttons at the top of the panel.
For information on the more advanced features of the CS Calculator 2.0, see Advanced usage.
For information on the inner workings of the CS Calculator, see Inner workings.