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The Hall symbols for describing unambiguously the generators of space groups have been extended to describe any setting of the 1651 types of magnetic space groups (Shubnikov groups). A computer program called MHall has been developed for parsing the Hall symbols, generating the full list of symmetry operators and identifying the transformation to the standard setting.

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Standard MSG are listed together with the Hall symbols and the explicit generators used in Jones faithful form. The newly proposed international symbols (to be discussed in the Commission for Magnetic Structures of the IUCr) for the standard settings are also in the list.


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Two examples of running the program from a Windows console are provided as well as details of the installation of the program

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