Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of WindowsInstallTheHardWay


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    33Overview: Installing GSAS-II requires three things: installing a Python distribution, a download package (subversion) and the actual GSAS-II code.
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    5 Use these instructions if you are using a version of Windows older than Windows-7 or want to install Python yourself.
     5Use these instructions if you are using Windows-7 or older, or want to install Python yourself.
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    77=== Python ===
     
    99Python is a computer scripting language, which means that one must have the Python interpreter installed on your computer to run a Python program. However, there are several [PythonPackages Python packages required by GSAS-II] that are not distributed within the standard Python distribution, so not just any version of the Python interpreter will do for GSAS-II unless compatible versions of the required packages are available.
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    11  * We find that the [https://www.anaconda.com/distribution/ Anaconda Python distribution] is the most easy option. While GSAS-II will work with the legacy Python 2.7 version, we are recommending use of Python 3.7 and !NumPy 1.15 (for a list of supported combinations of OS, Python and !NumPy,  [https://subversion.xray.aps.anl.gov/trac/pyGSAS/browser/Binaries see this directory] (where names are of form <OS>_<bits>_p<PYver>_n<NPver>). If you use something else, you will need to compile your own binaries. 
     11 * We find that the [https://www.anaconda.com/distribution/ Anaconda Python distribution] is the most easy option. While GSAS-II will work with the legacy Python 2.7 version, we are recommending use of Python 3.7 and !NumPy>=1.15 (for a list of supported combinations of OS, Python and !NumPy,  [https://subversion.xray.aps.anl.gov/trac/pyGSAS/browser/Binaries see this directory] (where names are of form <OS>_<bits>_p<PYver>_n<NPver>). If you use something else, you may need to compile your own binaries. 
    1212  * Here are instructions for manually [WinAnacondaInstall configuring with Continuum Anaconda]
    1313  * Or use the conda command to install GSAS-II [InstallConda with these instructions.]
     
    1818 * [http://www.activestate.com/activepython ActiveState ActivePython] This is commercial licensed software that includes a free version with no support. !ActiveState is well respected in the scripting community, but we have not tried this yet.
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    20 * **Windows XP**:
    21  Here are some [wiki:XPnotes notes on installing on very old Windows] computers (XP or Vista)
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     20* **Older Windows (-XP, -Vista, -7)**:
     21 Please see [https://docs.anaconda.com/anaconda/install/#old-os this information] on what versions of Anaconda work with older OS versions. Here are some [wiki:XPnotes really old notes] on installing on very old Windows computers.
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    2423=== Subversion & GSAS-II Sources===