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cx_8.1 [2014/10/08 13:06]
dcarver Updated Java check/download steps
cx_8.1 [2020/02/25 16:58] (current)
mfitzpatrick windword to winword
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   - Go to **Start** > **Control Panel** > **Programs ** > **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
-  - Uninstall any versions of Java 6+  - Uninstall any versions of Java 6 and Java 7
   - Install the latest version of Java   - Install the latest version of Java
-    ​Browse to http://​www.java.com/​en/​download/​manual.jsp?​locale-=en +    ​Browse to http://​www.java.com/​en/​download/​manual.jsp?​locale-=en 
-    ​Select **"​Windows Offline (32-bit)"​** +    ​Select **"​Windows Offline (32-bit)"​** 
-    ​Run the downloaded installer+    ​Run the downloaded installer
  
-===== Configure Java ===== +===== 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.+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 
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-=== 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
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 +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
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 === Configuring Helper Apps === === Configuring Helper Apps ===
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       * Select Output Viewer       * Select Output Viewer
       * Select the Launch Program button       * Select the Launch Program button
-      * Enter into the program box:  ​"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\WINWORD.EXE" ​ +      * Enter into the program box:  ​ 
-        * Note, this is the default path for a 64bit install of MS Word 2010+        * 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         * You can alternately browse to the location of your MS Word executable
       * Select apply       * Select apply
     - Select OK     - Select OK
     - Esc out of the CX menu option.     - Esc out of the CX menu option.
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