Crystal directions

Hi all!

I’m wondering if there’s a way to tell which direction we are looking at the crystal structure when visualising the CIF files?

I open them in vesta but need to know if it’s the 100, 111 etc direction.

I can just use the atom positions to work it out if need be - just wondered if there was an easier way :slight_smile:

Thanks again!


You can use the Objects->Orientation option or use the Edit->Lattice Planes… to draw the plane and have better view of your structures.