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Installation for Macintosh

From Floppy Disks

  1. Insert Disk 1 into your floppy drive.
  2. Double-click Install Technical Handbook.
  3. Follow the instructions on screen.
  4. When installation is complete, click Restart.
  5. Run Configure Mayfield (see below.)
  6. See "Installation Details" (below) if necessary.

From CD-ROM

  1. Insert CD into your CD-ROM drive.
  2. Open the MacOS folder.
  3. Double-click Install Technical Handbook.
  4. Follow the instructions on screen.
  5. When installation is complete, click Restart.
  6. Run Configure Mayfield (see below).
  7. See "Installation Details" (below) if necessary.

Special Note for Mac OS 8 Users

If you are running Mac OS 8, you must manually move some filesafter installation in order for the Mayfield macros to work properly. Followthese steps:

  1. Run the Install Technical Handbook program. Restart the Macintosh if so directed by the installer.
  2. Locate these 4 files in the System Folder:Extensions folder:
  3. Move those 4 files into the System Folder:Scripting Additions folder.

(Note: If an alert indicates that a newer version of any of thesealready exists in the Scripting Additions folder, you need not overwritethe newer version. Simply delete the older version from the Extensions folder.)

You do NOT need to restart your Macintosh in order for this change totake affect. The Mayfield macros will now work correctly.

Installation Details

The Read Me file will not be saved on your hard disk unless you specifyto do so.

You have two options for installation:

  1. Easy Install. This is a complete installation of the software, requiring approximately 3.5 megabytes of hard disk space. Performance will be somewhat better if you access the Handbook from the hard disk. However, if you need to save hard disk space and can access the Handbook from your CD-ROM drive, then choose Custom Install.
  2. Custom Install

    Full Install (Tools and Data). This option will have the same results as the "Easy Install" described above.

    Minimum Install (Tools Only). This option installs all the software except the HTML files and uses only 1.0 megabyte of hard disk space. If you choose this option, you will need to access the Handbook from your CD-ROM drive.

Notice the Install Location pane in the lower left portion ofthe installer window. The location you choose will determine where the "MayfieldHandbooks" folder is installed. The default is to install this folderat the root of the startup hard drive.

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