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Calculux for Windows is a trademark of Philips Lighting B.V.

README File for Calculux Indoor


(c) Copyright 1995 - 2002. Philips Lighting B.V., All Rights Reserved.
The information in this file and in the Help system is more up-to-date than that in the manuals.
Latest update:

December 18, 2002 (product release 5.0b)

Upwards compatibility
Project files (*.CIN) are upwards compatible: they can be used in more recent releases. However, after saving, they can
not be used anymore in an older release.
Installing Calculux
In order to install Calculux correctly, please stop all other applications before starting the installation.
To install the program:
Start Windows.
Insert the CD in the CD-ROM drive of your computer.
Click the Windows Start menu, and then click Run.
When the Run dialogue box appears, click Browse.
On the CD-ROM drive, select the application named 'setup'.
Click OK.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
Uninstalling the package:
Click the Windows Start menu, and then click Settings > Control Panel.
Double click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
Select Calculux Indoor, click on the Add/Remove button and follow the instructions.
Installing the database
To install the database, you need the CD labeled 'Database'.
Start Windows.
Insert the CD in the CD-ROM drive of your computer.
Click the Windows Start menu, and then click Run.
When the Run dialogue box appears, click Browse.
On the CD-ROM drive, select the application named 'setup'.
Click OK.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
What is new in Calculux Indoor 5.0b
Calculux Indoor 5.0b is an upgrade of Calculux Indoor 4.5c. Major changes are:
Support for MS Access 2000 Calculux databases.
The UGR-cen calculation is now according to a new calculation method for the background luminance.
Installing other report languages.
Calculux supports run-time selection of the report language.
To do so, each language requires an extra language file to be installed in the application folder of Calculux Indoor.
All available languages for reporting are installed automatically during installation.
When an extra language must be installed, the required file ( named CIN_*.RPT ) can be copied into this folder ( e.g.
C:\Program Files\Calculux\Indoor ) with the Windows Explorer.
Note that it may be necessary to enable Multilanguage Support. In Windows 98, choose 'Add/Remove Programs' in the
Control Panel, go to 'Windows Setup' and enable 'Multilanguage Support'. In Windows NT, Multilanguage Support is
always available.
Encrypted files
The setup copies any encrypted files on the installation disk automatically to the folder

containing the application ( e.g. C:\Program Files\Calculux\Indoor ).


Commonly asked questions and answers
Q:
Why does the legend in the report not show all project luminaires?
A:
The legend of luminaire types only shows the used luminaires in a project. This is not the list of available
ones, but only those which are installed. The legend in the 2-D project overview and all the calculation results is
disabled in case of more than six used luminaire types.
Q:
Can the package be used from a network?
A:
The package should be installed as a local application for each PC. The database however, can be used from a
network in a multi-user environment!
Q:
A:

How do I insert a Euro symbol as currency for the financial information?


Many keyboard-drivers do not yet support the Euro symbol. In such cases, start the
Character Map application that is delivered with MS Windows. Choose font Courier New and
subset Currency Symbols. Click on the Euro Symbol and press the Select and Copy buttons.
Now the selected symbol can be pasted (using the control-V key) in the currency field of the
Calculux application.

Known problems
Problems in interactive behavior
The drawing and printing of calculation results can be slow when shapes are used.
Problems with unexpected program termination
Help desk.
You should contact your local Calculux supplier for more information or answers to any of your questions.
Before contacting the helpdesk, check whether the environment requirements are fulfilled:
The application should be installed on the harddisk of your PC.
At least 32 MB RAM is available.
At least 40 MB free diskspace.
Be prepared for questions about your installed configuration:
The database folder path and attribute settings for the database file and its folder.
Have your hardware identified:
The type of processor?
The amount of available memory?
The amount of free diskspace?
Printer type? Driver version?