wiki:InstallInstructions

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To install the NCNR Reduction and Analysis Package:

(1) - Unzip the downloaded package
(2) - Double click on the NCNR_Install_or_Update.pxp experiment
(3) - Click on "Install SANS Macros"
(4) - When the installer is finished, you will be asked to Quit Igor (yes, do it)

  • SANS_Reduction, USANS_Reduction, and Analysis templates are located in the same

folder as the installer (these are the starting points)

  • Example data for reduction and analysis are in NCNR_SANS_Utilities
  • A folder with instructions and a template for writing your own analysis function

is included (Single_Model_Template)

  • Help files are integral to each template. Open any of the templates and click

on "Help" or "?" from any of the panels to view the help files.

  • Any previous installations, including any files you may have modified are moved

to the NCNR_Moved_Files folder. Look in here for anything that you may want to save.

To Update the Package:

(1) - Double click on the NCNR_Install_or_Update.pxp experiment
(2) - Click on "Check for Updates"
(3) - The updater will check the version installed versus the version available on the NCNR website. If your version is out-of-date, you will be sent to the NCNR website.
(4) - If you need to update, download the current version (.zip), and run the installer as in the first step.

Troubleshooting:

(1) - Double click on the NCNR_Install_or_Update.pxp experiment
(2) - Click on "Print Diagnostics"
(3) - Select and copy the entire contents of the notebook of diagnostics, and paste it into an e-mail.


The above is also the text suitable for the web page, and to be included with the download package.

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