This page will help acquaint you with the various ways to interact with Compensation Matrices in FlowJo. For your convenience, this document is broken into chapters.
Many data files contain their own pre-defined compensation matrix keyword, which was written when the file was created. This keyword is read and data in the file are compensated when the data is read into FlowJo. If, for any reason, you want to alter the matrix values, read this chapter.
If you acquired your data with single-stain controls and wish to compensate it using FlowJo, read this chapter.
Once you have a compensation matrix and wish to examine it, you will be using the Matrix Editor. To familiarize yourself with this interface, read this chapter.