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cx_8.1 [2014/07/23 09:00]
dcarver Better language ("browser" vs "web page")
cx_8.1 [2020/02/25 16:58] (current)
mfitzpatrick windword to winword
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 Before proceeding, verify that you have the correct version and architecture of Java installed. Before proceeding, verify that you have the correct version and architecture of Java installed.
  
-  - Go to **Start** > **Control Panel** > **Programs and Features**+  - Go to **Start** > **Control Panel** > **Programs ​** > **Programs and Features**
   - Scroll down to check the versions of Java installed   - Scroll down to check the versions of Java installed
-  - Correct ​versions ​will be listed as ''​Java 7 Update NN''​ where ''​NN''​ is some number. Incorrect versions include ''​Java 7 Update NN (64-bit)''​ and ''​Java(TM) 6 Update 45''​.+  - Uninstall any versions ​of Java 6 and Java 7 
 +  - Install the latest version of Java 
 +    - Browse to http://​www.java.com/​en/​download/​manual.jsp?​locale-=en 
 +    - Select **"​Windows Offline ​(32-bit)"** 
 +    - Run the downloaded installer
  
-If needed, remove any older or incorrect versions of Java and install the latest version from http://​www.java.com/​en/​download/​manual.jsp?​locale-=en (select either "​Windows Online"​ or "​Windows Offline"​). +===== Configure Java ===== 
- +Java will not permit self-signed applications to run without first adding security exceptions for them. Because Jenzabar CX 8.1 code is still signed with a self-signed certificate as of July 2014, creating these exceptions is a mandatory step.  
-===== Configure Java ===== +
-Java will not permit self-signed applications to run without first adding security exceptions for them. Because Jenzabar CX 8.1 code is still signed with a self-signed certificate as of July 2014, creating these exceptions is a mandatory step.+
  
   - Go to **Start** > **Java** > **Configure Java** to open the Java Control Panel   - Go to **Start** > **Java** > **Configure Java** to open the Java Control Panel
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 ===== Running CX 8.1 ===== ===== Running CX 8.1 =====
-There are two ways you can launch the CX 8.1 menu on your system: via a desktop shortcut, or via a web browser.+Beginning with Java 8, CX 8.1 must be launched from a web browser. ​ 
  
-=== Create a Desktop Shortcut (Recommended) === 
-  - Right click on a location where you would like the shortcut created (e.g., your desktop) 
-  - Select **New** > **Shortcut** 
-  - When prompted for the location of the shortcut, choose one of the following and paste it into the ''​Type the location of the item:''​ field: 
-    * For the live database, use <​code>"​C:​\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe"​ https://​cx01.olin.edu:​9040/​CXConnect.jnlp</​code>​ 
-    * For the train database, use <​code>"​C:​\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe"​ https://​cx01.olin.edu:​9045/​CXConnect.jnlp</​code>​ 
-  - Click the **Next** button 
-  - Enter a name for the shortcut, e.g., ''​CX 8.1 (Live)''​ 
-  - Click the **Finish** button 
-  - Continue to [[#Starting the Menu]] below 
- 
-=== Using a Web Browser === 
   - In your web browser, visit the appropriate site:   - In your web browser, visit the appropriate site:
     * For the live database, browse to https://​cx01.olin.edu:​9040/​CXConnect.htm     * For the live database, browse to https://​cx01.olin.edu:​9040/​CXConnect.htm
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   - Click on the **Run Jenzabar CX** link   - Click on the **Run Jenzabar CX** link
   - Continue to [[#Starting the Menu]] below   - Continue to [[#Starting the Menu]] below
 +
 +For ease of use, it is strongly recommended that both of these URLs be added to your web browser as favorites / bookmarks. Once created, you can drag them to your desktop to create shortcuts if you wish.
  
 === Starting the Menu === === Starting the Menu ===
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     * It is important to note that **this is the __only__ security warning you should accept -- all other security warnings on your system should be heeded and treated with extreme caution!**     * It is important to note that **this is the __only__ security warning you should accept -- all other security warnings on your system should be heeded and treated with extreme caution!**
   - Click on the **Run** button to launch the menu   - Click on the **Run** button to launch the menu
 +
 +=== Configuring Helper Apps ===
 +Configure the CX 8.1 menu Helper Applications
 +
 +  - Select a menu item that launches a Jenzabar CX menu window in the right pane
 +  - From the Jenzabar CX Menu menu items, Select Edit, Preferences
 +    - To update Keyboard functions (Enter key)
 +      * Select Keyboard tab at the top of the User Preferences window
 +      * Select the function you wish the Enter key to perform (Execute or Next Field)
 +      * Select Auto Next Field if desired
 +      * Select Auto Select Field if desired
 +      * Select Apply
 +    - To update Helper Apps (Using Word as your Output Viewer):
 +      * Select the Helper tab at the top of the User Preferences window
 +      * Select Output Viewer
 +      * Select the Launch Program button
 +      * Enter into the program box:  ​
 +        * For MS Word **2016** //64-bit//, enter: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16\winword.exe
 +        * For MS Word **365**, enter: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\winword.exe
 +        * You can alternately browse to the location of your MS Word executable
 +      * Select apply
 +    - Select OK
 +    - Esc out of the CX menu option.