Gnomon Bibliographische Datenbank Instruction Manual

II. Installation

It is assumed that you have set up Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT on your PC before installing the »Gnomon Bibliographical Database«

Place the CD in your CD drive and wait for the installation menu to appear automatically. If the installation menu does not appear after a minute or so, click on the »Start«-button, chose »Run« and then enter »X:\setup.exe«, where »X« is the drive letter of your CD drive.

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On the installation screen you may choose between four different options:

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If you select another path than the one given by default, it will be created:

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While the data are being copied to the hard disk the progress is shown with a bar:

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The extensive online manual of the program will be installed automatically:

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The copying of the bibliographic data (ca. 115 MB) may last a couple of minutes:

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When the installation process is complete you see this screen:

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After clicking on the »OK«-Button the installation process will be formally completed with the display of these icons:

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It is recommended to create a link to your desktop:

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After the very first start of the program you see the screen of the »Gnomon Bibliographical Database« without direct access to the database:

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Go therefore to the menu line »Dokumentation« and click on the menu bar with the word »öffnen« ("open"):

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Select the file »gnomonma.4ld« with a doubleclick of your mouse:

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From now on, the first screen of the »Gnomon Bibliographical Database« will look this way:

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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Malitz - April 2000