Installing CrysMAS in a Windows environment

The distribution kit for Windows contains one archive file: CrysMAS-version.zip.

  1. Open the Windows explorer.

  2. Select the directory where you want to install CrysMAS, e.g. c:\programs.

  3. Copy the file CrysMAS-version.zip from the distribution kit to the selected directory.

  4. Double-click on the file CrysMAS-version.zip to extract it using a standard archiver, e.g. WinZip.

    The files are extracted to the CrysMAS-version directory.

    If you want to keep more than one version of CrysMAS , you may leave the name. Otherwise rename the directory to CrysMAS.

    The CrysMAS directory shall contain the following files and directories:

    Directory/File name

    Content

    Data

    Material database file.

    Optionally, the joiner configuration file,the furnace inserts and cartridges.

    Doc

    Documentation including: printable (Manual.pdf) and online (Manual/*.html) user manual for CrysMAS .

    Examples

    Sample files for the tutorials. e.g. LGF-prototype.crys, Inductive_heating.crys, VGF_geometry.pcs, Cartridge_prof.mov.

    CrysMAS.exe

    Main application (GUI version) of CrysMAS

    crysvun_onl.exe

    Batch (online) version of CrysMAS

    assistant.exe

    CrysMAS help browser

    msvcrt.dll, msvcp60.dll, zlib.dll, qt-mt311.dll

    Several system files (libraries)

Note

In most Windows environments system files like *.dll are hidden. If you want them to be displayed, check in the Windows Explorer under View > Options that all files are displayed.

Tip

In addition you may want to create a shortcut to the CrysMAS.exe on your desktop and set the “working directory” of the application to the work directory of CrysMAS .