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A: Sci2 users trying to install the tool on Mac OS X Sierra. To run Sci2, you will first want to install the legacy edition of Java 6 for OS X 2015-001 ( After installation of the appropriate version of Java, report difficulty locating the shared companion library of plugins. To correct this problem, you will need to modify the Sci2.ini file


Code Block

After making the modification to the Sci2.ini file, use the unix-executable file to launch Sci2. The Unix Executable file is found by selecting Apple Command and then click Sci2 icon, which will show a drop down menu. In the menu select "Show Package Contents". Next, in the new directory, navigate to Contents>MacOS and select the file labeled "Sci2." Selecting this file will launch a terminal window and a separate tool window.

Sci2 Locale Issues

Q: I am having trouble loading data into Sci2 and having trouble converting PostScript files to PDF files.