The interface for the AFMS software is just a simple UNIX command line prompt. To run the software with just a plain flat surfaces simply go to the installation directory and type AFMS. There are also number command line options that are available:
All command line options begin with simulator_server:
-image <image name>: loads a previously scanned surface
into the simulator
-math_fn1 <sin/cos> <x>: sets the surface to the
mathematical function sin x or cos x
-scan <x>: changes the simulator scan rate to <x> seconds per line.
-noise turn simulated scanning noise on
Furthermore, Microscape needs to be run from a sgi machine.