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// main20.cc is a part of the PYTHIA event generator.
// Copyright (C) 2020 Torbjorn Sjostrand.
// PYTHIA is licenced under the GNU GPL v2 or later, see COPYING for details.
// Please respect the MCnet Guidelines, see GUIDELINES for details.

// Keywords:
//            Basic usage
//            LHE file

// This is a simple test program. It shows how PYTHIA 8 can write
// a Les Houches Event File based on its process-level events.

#include "Pythia8/Pythia.h"
using namespace Pythia8;
int main() {

  // Generator.
  Pythia pythia;

  // Process selection. Minimal masses for gamma*/Z and W+-.
  pythia.readString("WeakDoubleBoson:all = on");
  pythia.readString("23:mMin = 50.");
  pythia.readString("24:mMin = 50.");

  // Switch off generation of steps subsequent to the process level one.
  // (These will not be stored anyway, so only steal time.)
  pythia.readString("PartonLevel:all = off");

  // Create an LHAup object that can access relevant information in pythia.
  LHAupFromPYTHIA8 myLHA(&pythia.process, &pythia.info);

  // Open a file on which LHEF events should be stored, and write header.
  myLHA.openLHEF("weakbosons.lhe");

  // LHC 8 TeV initialization.
  pythia.readString("Beams:eCM = 8000.");
  pythia.init();

  // Store initialization info in the LHAup object.
  myLHA.setInit();

  // Write out this initialization info on the file.
  myLHA.initLHEF();

  // Loop over events.
  for (int i = 0; i < 100; ++i) {

    // Generate an event.
    pythia.next();

    // Store event info in the LHAup object.
    myLHA.setEvent();

    // Write out this event info on the file.
    // With optional argument (verbose =) false the file is smaller.
    myLHA.eventLHEF();
  }

  // Statistics: full printout.
  pythia.stat();

  // Update the cross section info based on Monte Carlo integration during run.
  myLHA.updateSigma();

  // Write endtag. Overwrite initialization info with new cross sections.
  myLHA.closeLHEF(true);

  // Done.
  return 0;
}