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1. TimeScale Creator, version 6.3 (.jar or .exe file, 23 Mb; released March 2014). The age model for Version 6.3 is from "The Geologic Time Scale 2012" by F.M. Gradstein, J.G. Ogg, M.D. Schmitz and G.M. Ogg (Elsevier, 2012).

This program requires Java version 1.4 or later, which you can download from java.com (http://www.java.com/en/)

The HELP menu includes QuickStart guide, a Tour, a Features summary, and License information.

To run the program, double click on the TSCreator file.  It may take a few seconds to initially start up, please be patient.  See our FAQ page for some problems reported by users (especially methods to stop Windows from being smarter than we are).  Please give us feedback!

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TimeScale Creator, version 5.4 (.jar or .exe file, 24 Mb; released May 2012). The age model for version 5.4 in from "The Concise Geologic Time Scale" by J.G. Ogg, G. Ogg and F.M. Gradstein (Cambridge University Press 2008).

This program requires Java version 1.4 or later, which you can download from java.com (http://www.java.com/en/)
Time Scale Creator 5.4 does not work with Java 7.

The HELP menu includes QuickStart guide, a Tour, a Features summary, and License information.

To run the program, double click on the TSCreator file.  It may take a few seconds to initially start up, please be patient.  See our FAQ page for some problems reported by users (especially methods to stop Windows from being smarter than we are).  Please give us feedback!

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2. TS-Creator Manual 2012 (PDF, 45Mb, April 2012) This manual includes the 2009 manual by ExxonMobil and has recent updates for transects, datapacks, map-packs and facies patterns.

TS-Creator Manual 2009 (PDF, 4 Mb; Jan 2009, compiled by ExxonMobil and provided for public release).  This 60-page manual is the same version that is flash-mounted under our Manuals pages.

 

Manual front page

3. TimeScale Creator Workshop (zip, 27.8 MB, October 2013)

This package provides several exercises to teach different features of TSCreator, use of datapacks and how to make datapacks with lithology columns and image insertions, pop-up menus etc.

The package includes:
Doc and pdf file of instructions, prepared Excel file templates for the exercises, Image files

Workshop front page

4. TSCreator patterns_April2012 (PDF, 2 Mb, April 2012) This document shows all the pattern fills available for TSCreator

 

Patternl front page

5. TS-Creator internal dataset description (PDF, 0.5 Mb; Jan 2010) lists the major columns (about 300 in the internal database) with their main references.  The full references are given on the last pages.