UPDATE: The problem was that I was working with an older version of 
tpsUtil, I think. Or possibly an error in the original download. After 
re-downloading the software to the newer version my files now open without 
error. Thanks all for your advice


On Friday, 10 November 2017 12:25:52 UTC+2, Candice Neves wrote:
> Hi All
> I'm currently trying to append curves to landmarks using the function in 
> tpsUtil (I want to use the curve information as sliding landmarks) however 
> any time I try to do this tpsUtil gives me an error message saying 
> '0.004149' is not a valid floating point value.' I take this to mean that 
> one of the points I made when digitizing is not "valid" and so tpsUtil 
> cannot read the file? Is this right? When I was digitizing tpsDIG kept 
> popping up error messages but I couldn't figure out what I was doing wrong, 
> I was just tracing the outline using the 'draw curve' function. I'd delete 
> the curve and start over, but it happened every time I outlined a molar so 
> eventually I jut kept going. Did this mess me up? Was there a way to fix 
> what I was doing that would have meant my curves would be read in tpsUtil? 
> Is there a way I can manually append my curve data as landmarks that could 
> still be read into Geomorph or Momocs as sliding landmarks? Could I edit 
> the tps file manally to do this or am I going to have to start over 
> redrawing the curves? I need to delete some landmarks as well, so I'm 
> having the same problem with tpsUtil, I was planning on manually deleting 
> the landmarks I no longer want for my specimens (or should I just tell the 
> R packages I use to exclude certain landmarks? I think this might be 
> better).
> Any help would be greatly appreciated
> Thanks
> Candice Neves
> MSc Candidate

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