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L3_ATPDraw - U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 Installing ATP: Minimum...

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Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 1 Installing ATP: Minimum to Download » Mingw version of ATP » ATPDraw -- latest version or latest patch – Presently Atpdraw57.zip »P lotXY Installation complete set is a little tricky Option: ATP Easy Installer » Download from secure sites in Japan Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 2 Installing ATPDraw Installation is fairly easy Default installation path “Program Files” The space in the file name can create problems running ATP from ATPDraw » Install it somewhere else. I normally install in “C:\tools\prog\ATPDraw” Install program creates shortcut in the start
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Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 3 Running ATP from ATPDraw Still need a copy of ATP Licensed users can get other versions Follow installation directions for yours ATPDraw calls ATP from a DOS Batch file (extension *.bat) » For example, I call it “RUNATP.BAT” Passes full path to file when calls ATP Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 4 Sample Batch File The following batch file is for Ming32 ATP SET GNUDIR=C:\tools\prog\atp\ SET PATH=C:\tools\prog\atp;"%PATH%” tpbig both %1 s -r The first line defines variable GNUDIR » Different ATP versions use different name » Sets program working environment » The final “\” is important
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Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 5 Sample Batch File (cont.) Second line adds executable to your search path (not needed if set this at boot time) The next line calls ATP itself » tpbig both %1 s -R – “both” tells program to write error messages to screen and to file (useful for debugging) – Could also set “disk” to only do disk file or leave blank for no message – First “%1” is input data file from ATPDraw Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 6 Sample Batch File (cont.) – The “s” is to create appropriate output file. – “-R” tells ATP overwrite existing output file if one exists This bat file will let you run ATP, and all of the support program (line constants etc)
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Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 7 Editing “startup” ATP reads a file called “startup” » Resides in same directory as tpbig » Sets variables for the program A few suggested changes from default » Change PL4 file format to work with PlotXY – NOBLAN set to 0 {ignore blank lines} – NEWPL4 set to 2 {won’t work with Analyzer} Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 8 Setting Up ATPDraw Open up ATPDraw Select: “T ools” pull down menu Select: “O ptions. ..” Choose “P references” tab » You select a text editor, or use Notepad (default) »“A TP” is where you set path to your batch file Armafit: which we won’t cover in this course
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Intro to ATP and ATPDraw Spring 2012 U I ECE 524 Lecture 3
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L3_ATPDraw - U I ECE 524 Lecture 3 Installing ATP: Minimum...

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