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Differences in Version 3.0 installation options
Version: 3.0 - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word
Several SWP/SW 3.0 installation options are available. You can install Version
3.0 to run from the program CD or from the master installation on your
network, or you can perform a Typical, Complete, or Custom installation to
place SWP/SW on your hard drive. The options differ and they take up different
amounts of space on your hard drive.
If you want to work from your program CD or from the master installation on
your network, you can select either a Minimal or a Medium installation:
A Minimal Installation uses a minimal amount of space on your
hard drive, as little as 5MB, depending on the type of drive you have. The
installation leaves all programs on the CD or the network and creates only a
minimal number of directories and files on your hard drive. The remainder of
the system remains on the CD or network installation. However, the program
runs more slowly than with other types of installation.
A Medium Installation copies programs and their support files
to your local hard drive, thus uses more space on the drive than a minimal
installation. The installation creates directories and files on your hard
drive for many program components, but leaves the Help and Reference materials
on the CD or master installation.
If you want to work from your hard drive, you have these installation choices:
A Typical Installation installs the programs, their support
files, and the Help files. The Reference materials, Exam Builder, and Style
Editor are not installed.
A Complete Installation installs all possible program
options: the programs and their support files, the Help and Reference files,
the Style Editor, the Exam Builder, and files for many other auxiliary
programs that come with SWP/SW 3.0. A complete installation can use as much as
180MB on your hard drive, depending on the type of drive you have.
A Custom Installation installs only those options you select.
Your choices are as follows:
RTF Filter files
T3 conversion utilities
We can't say exactly how much space each type of installation might require on
your system, because it's entirely dependent upon the type of hard drive you
have. The installation program computes how much space will be required on
your system and whether adequate space is available, and displays a message to
that effect during the installation.
When you install the software with anything but a Minimal installation, the
SWP/SW 30 directory and its subdirectories are created on your hard drive,
along with a Start Menu entry for the program. Microsoft's internet support
installation package adds the following directories during installation:
\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files
four subdirectories of this: Cache1, Cache2, Cache3, Cache4
Another option that's available during the SWP/SW installation is whether to
use Multilingual LaTeX or Standard LaTeX:
The Multilingual LaTeX option, which is similar to the LaTeX
supplied with SWP 2.5, installs an enhanced version of LaTeX that includes
extra hyphenation patterns, the Babel package, and the DC fonts. The supplied
format supports US and UK English, and also German, French, and Dutch. To use
the installation with other languages, build your own format file.
The Standard LaTeX option installs a very standard version of
LaTeX. It is limited to U.S. English and isn't able to print certain foreign
language characters. The option runs more quickly and uses fewer fonts that
the Multilingual LaTeX option.
This document was created with Scientific WorkPlace.