[Gate-users] about vGate

Geron Bindseil geron9 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 04:00:01 CEST 2011

Hi Narjes,

Before you call the setMaterial command, you must first tell Gate where to
locate the GateMaterials.db file.

Do this by entering the command:


Just find the correct path to the GateMaterials.db file and you will be able
to proceed.

Kind Regards,


Geron Bindseil
PhD Candidate, Physics
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 8:30 PM, narjes BEN AMEUR
<narjes.benameur at yahoo.fr>wrote:

>  Hi
>  I have a problem with vGate, at the starting with terminal to launch
> benchmarks
> or examples.
>  i installed the vGate on my pc with virtual box (oracle VM) but couldn't
> run
> any program, i couldn't run the benchmarks or examples such as SPECT or
> PET.
>  when i use the command line :
>  /Gate/cylindricalPET/setMaterial Water
>  the system gives this answer :
>  src/GateMaterialDatabase.cc (L 126): GateMaterialDatabase:could not find
> the
> definition for material 'Water' in material files
>  please help me to solve this problem
>  thanks
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