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Installing Sci2

Windows

Q: I am having trouble installing and running Sci2 on a Windows PC. What should I do?

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If Sci2 fails to run, and you find that Java is installed in the Program Files (86x) directory, then you have 32-bit Java installed and need to install 64-bit Java. Likewise, if Java is installed in the Program Files directory, hen you have 64-bit Java installed and need to install 32-bit Java.You will need to either try downloading the appropriate 32-bit or 64-bit version of Sci2, or install the appropriate version of Java and make sure that Sci2's instillation file is updated with the correct path to the new version of Java,

Macs

Q: I am having trouble installing and running Sci2 on a Mac OS X Mavericks or later. What should I do?

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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 (https://support.apple.com/kb/dl1572?locale=en_US).

After installation of the appropriate version of Java, report difficulty locating the shared companion library of plugins. To correct this problem, you You will need to modify update the Sci2.ini file

Code Block
-startup
plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher_1.2.0.v20110502.jar
--launcher.library
plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.carbon.macosx_1.1.100.v20110502
-vmargs
-Xms256m
-Xmx1024m

After making the modification to the Sci2.ini file, to run the tool, you will need to use the unix-executable file to launch Sci2. The Sci2 Unix Executable file is found by selecting Control on the keyboard 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.

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