Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of InstallWindows


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Apr 14, 2010 2:36:12 PM (11 years ago)
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    2222== How to install GSAS & EXPGUI from a zip file ==
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    24 The packaging program used above is getting a bit old and does not run properly on some computers. It is also possible to install the same files with different process. However, this method requires more work.
     24The packaging program used above is getting a bit old and does not run properly on some computers. So, it is also possible to install the same files with different process. However, this method requires more steps. Directions below are for Windows XP and might need to be slightly different on other versions of Windows.
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    2626 * Step 1: Download file http://11bm.xor.aps.anl.gov/downloads/gsas/svnload/gsas+expgui_svn.zip
     
    3434 * Step 5. Run the BOOTSTRAP.BAT file in the GSAS directory to download the GSAS & EXPGUI files from the server. This file can safely be rerun if a problem occurs in the download. In fact, it can also be rerun to update the distribution.
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    36  * Step 6. Run the MAKEREGISTRY.BAT file to make registry entries that change the icon associated with .EXP files and to link GSAS applications to these files. By default, a double-click on a .EXP file will start EXPGUI, but this can be changed by editing the batch file (see comments)
     36 * Step 6 (optional). Run the MAKEREGISTRY.BAT file to make registry entries that change the icon associated with .EXP files and to link GSAS applications to these files. By default, a double-click on a .EXP file will start EXPGUI, but this can be changed by editing the batch file (see comments)
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    38  * Step 7. Make a shortcut to run EXPGUI
     38 * Step 7 (optional). Make a desktop shortcut to run EXPGUI
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    40     On a blank part of the Windows desktop, click the right mouse button and then select NEW and then shortcut and click with the left mouse button.
    41     provide command
     40    On a blank part of the Windows desktop, click the right mouse button and then select NEW and then shortcut and click with the left mouse button. Provide command
    4241            c:\gsas\exe\ncnrpack.exe c:\gsas\expgui\expgui
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    4645    click on NEXT with the left mouse button.
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    4747    Enter name EXPGUI
     48
    4849    Change the icon for the shortcut to use the expgui.ico button
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    4951    click on FINISH with the left mouse button.
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    5153      You may want to modify the shortcut by modifying the properties to change the icon or the default properties.
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    53  * Step 8. Make a shortcut to run PC-GSAS.
     55 * Step 8 (optional). Make a desktop shortcut to run PC-GSAS.
    5456    see above, except the command to enter for the shortcut is
    5557           c:\gsas\exe\pc-gsas.bat
    5658    and use the gsas.ico file as an icon
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     60 * Step 9 (optional). Add shortcut(s) to Start Menu.
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     62    Right-click on Start Menu, select open from list of choices
     63
     64    Left-click on Programs folder
     65
     66    Right-click on a blank section of folder and select new->folder to create place for shortcuts, name the new folder GSAS or GSAS+EXPGUI, etc.
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     68    Copy the shortcut(s) created above from the desktop to the new folder in Start Menu\Programs
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    5870== Upgrades ==