================================================================== Imaging for Windows « Version 2.7 ================================================================== Copyrightę 1989-2003. eiStream Technologies, Inc. This document contains additional or updated information for Imaging for Windows which supercedes information included in the regular documentation. Topics included in this document include the following: Documentation Installing/Uninstalling the Software What's different from Imaging Professional 2.6 and Imaging Standard 2.6 Features Notes ============= DOCUMENTATION ============= Readme File ----------- The Readme file is Readme.txt (this file). This file may be found in the Imaging folder on the CD containing the Imaging for Windows « software. During installation, it is copied to the folder where the software is installed. Read this file carefully before attempting to install the Imaging for Windows software. Getting Started Guide --------------------- After installation, the Getting Started Guide, GSTRTGD.PDF, is located in the Documentation folder where you installed Imaging for Windows. To view and print the Getting Started Guide, download Adobe's Acrobat Reader (version 4.0 or later) from www.adobe.com. Online Help ----------- Imaging for Windows contains extensive online help support. From the main application window, selecting the help menu or pressing F1 displays the help contents. All the other dialog windows in the Imaging application have context-sensitive help. Click the mouse on the question mark (?) icon on the right side of the dialog's title bar, then click on any field in the dialog for help. OCX Help -------- After installation, the Imaging for Windows OCX help file, imgocxd.hlp, is located in the folder where you installed the Imaging for Windows. Developers Guide and Update --------------------------- The Imaging Professional Developer's Guide, DevGuide.pdf, and an update to the Developer's Guide, DevGuideUpdate.pdf, may be found on eiStream's web site. ===================================== Installing/Uninstalling the Software ===================================== Imaging for Windows may be installed on Windows 98SE, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 or Windows XP. In Windows NT 4.0 environments, make sure operating system service pack 6a or greater is installed. To install Imaging for Windows on a system where another version of Imaging for Windows « resides, you should uninstall the other version before installing this version of Imaging for Windows. For additional information, refer to the Getting Started Guide, GSTRTGD.PDF, located in the CD's root folder. To view and print the Getting Started Guide, download Adobe's Acrobat Reader (version 4.0 or later) from www.adobe.com. Installation Notes ------------------ Imaging for Windows 2.7 installs in its own directory. Silent mode installs exists for the base Imaging for Windows component. If setup.exe is invoked with the "-s" switch, the install will execute without prompting the user. WMS Imaging software is not supplied with Imaging for Windows. However, Imaging for Windows may access WMS Imaging data if the WMS Imaging Client Components are Installed on the system. If only minimal WMS Imaging functionality is required, running i4wsupp.exe from the WMS Imaging CD is sufficient for Imaging for Windows. Imaging for Windows 2.7 works with WMS Imaging Client Version 4.0 and later. If Imaging for Windows is installed over Imaging Professional, changes made to the Standard OCR training file (standard.trn) are lost by default. Imaging Standard does not support OCR functionality. To retain the Standard training file for future Imaging Professional usage, copy or rename the standard training file before installing Imaging Standard. After installing Imaging Professional, copy the previously saved standard training file into the Imaging directory. Changes made to custom training files are retained. User-defined defaults for Imaging for Windows are lost when installing new versions of Imaging for Windows. If the user has defined rubber stamps, for example, they are lost and must be recreated in Imaging for Windows. The Setup program may underestimate the amount of space available if you choose to install Imaging for Windows on a Novell NetWare drive. Upgrading a Windows 98 system with Imaging for Windows installed to Windows 2000, requires a re-installation of Imaging for Windows. Some components may appear to operate, but some of the Imaging for Windows functionality is inaccessible. Un-install Notes ---------------- On Windows NT, 2000, or XP, the uninstall procedure only clears the Imaging preferences and settings for the user who uninstalls Imaging for Windows. The uninstall will not remove Registry keys that may be used by other eiStream Applications. On Windows NT, 2000, and XP, the uninstall does not delete the HKCU\Software\Kodak\WOI\ANNOTATION_TOOL_PALLETTE key, and keys under the Security ID (SID) for the current user. ======================================================================= WHAT'S DIFFERENT FROM IMAGING PROFESSIONAL 2.6 AND IMAGING STANDARD 2.6 ======================================================================= Imaging for Windows 2.7 does not support any OCR functionality. Imaging for Windows 2.7 does not support LZW compression, nor the reading of GIF files. Imaging for Windows 2.7 does contain Flow, an application for automating the capture, process and output of image documents. Imaging for Windows 2.7 does not contain OCX Only installation. ======== FEATURES ======== TIFF JPEG Support ----------------- When saving images in the TIFF file format with JPEG compression, it is optional to save the data following the TIFF 6.0 specification Technical Note #2. This TIFF JPEG format is part of the preliminary TIFF 7.0 Imaging for Windows 2.7 does. TIFF JPEG 6.0 without Technical Note #2 remains the default format. Polygon Annotations ---------------------------------------- Imaging for Windows has some new polygon annotation types: Hollow Polygon, Filled Polygon and Auto Polygon. These are accessible in the Imaging application as well as through the control interfaces. ===== NOTES ===== The OCX Help Text entry for the SelectTool Method has two incorrect ToolID settings. They should be 14 Hollow Polygon 15 Filled Polygon For the latest information and/or updates please refer to the Technical Support and Services page on the eiStream WMS web site, www.eiStream.com. 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