Installation And Requirements

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For more information, please see the [http://data.trixology.com/downloads/WeatherCatUserManual.pdf WeatherCat manual]
 
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=== Upgrading to new version ===
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When you upgrade an installed version of WeatherCat to a new one, follow this procedure:
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:#Create a backup of your WeatherCat database
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:#Shutdown WeatherCat
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:#Move the new WeatherCat files into the WeatherCat folder in Applications
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:#Reboot OS X
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:#Restart WeatherCat
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:#Immediately quit and restart WeatherCat
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When you upgrade versions, a phantom second Help pulldown menu appears in the WeatherCat toolbar. Step 6 (the second restart) eliminates the duplicate Help menu. Here is a screenshot of the errant double Help menu, before completing Step 6:
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<p>[[File:Phantom_Help_Menu.png]]</p>
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=== Moving WeatherCat from one machine to another ===
 
=== Moving WeatherCat from one machine to another ===
  
 
Please see [http://wiki.trixology.com/index.php/Moving_a_WeatherCat_installation_from_one_computer_to_another]
 
Please see [http://wiki.trixology.com/index.php/Moving_a_WeatherCat_installation_from_one_computer_to_another]

Revision as of 18:33, 8 April 2016

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Requirements

WeatherCat version 2.0.0 and later will run on computers running Mac OS X version 10.7.5 or later (Intel only). Older versions that will run on earlier versions of the operating system and PowerPC machines are available from our WeatherCat page.


Installation

Please drag the WeatherCat folder to a convenient location on your hard disk (we would suggest your Applications folder).

If you wish WeatherCat's icon to stay in the dock, either drag the application to the dock before running it, or right click on its icon in the dock when running and use the pop-up menu to select 'Keep In Dock'.

You may also wish to add WeatherCat to your 'Login Items' via the 'Accounts' pane of the System Preferences so that WeatherCat starts-up whenever you log-in to your computer. If you have automatic login enabled for the account then WeatherCat will start whenever the computer starts or restarts.

Before running WeatherCat, please ensure you have the correct driver installed for your station or USB to serial converter. Without the correct driver installed, WeatherCat will not be able to communicate with your hardware. Note that USB based stations such as the WMR200 or WH1080/2080/3080 etc. do not need drivers. Also check the date and time is set correctly on your weather station console/hardware and that all sensors are being received correctly.

If you have been running LWC2, WeatherCat will offer to import your data and settings on first run (please check all your settings in WeatherCat after the import, in particular the email 'from' field may have changed).

Finally, please be sure to quit any other weather software before running WeatherCat.

For more information, please see the WeatherCat manual


Upgrading to new version

When you upgrade an installed version of WeatherCat to a new one, follow this procedure:

  1. Create a backup of your WeatherCat database
  2. Shutdown WeatherCat
  3. Move the new WeatherCat files into the WeatherCat folder in Applications
  4. Reboot OS X
  5. Restart WeatherCat
  6. Immediately quit and restart WeatherCat

When you upgrade versions, a phantom second Help pulldown menu appears in the WeatherCat toolbar. Step 6 (the second restart) eliminates the duplicate Help menu. Here is a screenshot of the errant double Help menu, before completing Step 6:

Phantom Help Menu.png


Moving WeatherCat from one machine to another

Please see [1]

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