January Marx Knoop

Metamorphosis ReadMe

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Metamorphosis READ ME Date: 8/2/04 Windows 98, ME and 2000.
1. Insert the Metamorphosis CD into the CD ROM drive.
2. A small graphic image should appear on your screen with the words "Metamorphosis Loading." This indicates that your computer is accessing the files necessary for you to view Metamorphosis.
a. If the "Metamorphosis Loading" graphic does not appear, it probably means that your computer loaded the Metamorphosis so quickly that the graphic didn't have time to display.
b. Your computer display will automatically size to the screen size of the Metamorphosis program - 800 X 600 pixels. When you quit the screen, display will automatically resize to your original configuration.
3. A full-screen display will now appear with either a. or b. as described below.
a. The Metamorphosis opening screen
i. A Metamorphosis graphic in a black frame will appear. Several images will change and the words "Click to Start" will appear. Click on the words to start the program.
1. A screen will appear with the message "Please wait while Metamorphosis loads its sound track." When that has been completed, the screen will change to "Metamorphosis in Motion." This is a linear presentation of images set to a sound track.
a. If you don't hear the sound it may indicate:
i. You don't have a sound card installed in your computer.
ii. You have turned off the sound.
iii. You need to increase the sound volume.
b. At the bottom of the screen you may:
i. Click on "Menu" to choose other options in Metamorphosis: artist, gallery, method, contact, etc.
ii. Click on "Gallery" to see individual pictures at your own pace. c. If you allow "Metamorphosis in Motion" to play through to the end, you will see a message "Please wait while Metamorphosis loads its sound track…" Then the program will automatically bring up the Menu screen. From here you can access any part of the program, or quit.
b. The QuickTime Install notice screen
i. Metamorphosis contains a video interview of Jan Knoop. You will need to install QuickTime, which enables your computer to display video. A QuickTime Installer is included free on the Metamorphosis CD. First insert and run the Metamorphosis CD in your computer. If you already have QuickTime installed, the Metamorphosis program should begin automatically. If not, you don't have QuickTime installed on your computer.
ii. A screen will indicate that you need to install QuickTime in order to view the video in Metamorphosis. You can choose to quit, install QuickTime, or continue without viewing the video.
iii. Choose Quit, Install or Continue. 1. Install:
a. The QuickTime 6 Installer is included on the CD. Clicking on Install will start the QuickTime 6 Setup. A window with a blue background appears with the headline "Welcome to QuickTime 6." Basically, you want to click "Next" through all the setup steps.
b. Click "Next" on the first and second screens.
c. When you see the License Agreement click on "Agree" to continue. d. A screen will appear that says "Setup will install QuickTime 6 in the following directory." In the window it will show a default directory, usually C:\Program Files\QuickTime, or you can browse to install it somewhere else. Click "Next." e. You will be asked to choose a type of Install: "Minimum," "Recommended," or "Custom." Choose "Recommended" (the default) unless you're an advanced user. Then click "Next."
f. You will have a choice of Icon Folders. Allow the default. Click "Next."
g. You will be offered a Registration screen. The default allows you to "Register Later". Click "Next."
h. Continue to click "Next" until you finish the installation.
i. Under QuickTime Settings- File Type Associations, you don't have to choose any. Click on "Finish."
j. On the Finished screen, uncheck the two boxes: "Yes, I want to view the QuickTime README file," and "Yes, I want to launch QuickTime Player."
k. When the installation is complete, you must eject the CD, restart your computer, and insert the CD again in order to view the Metamorphosis program.
2. Quit: a. Choosing "Quit" will resize your screen to its original configuration. 3. Continue: a. Choosing "Continue" instead of "Install" will run the Metamorphosis program, but you will not be able to view the video. Macintosh OS X 1. Insert CD into CD ROM drive.
2. This program should automatically resize your display screen to the program's optimal configuration (800 X 600 pixels), and return it to your original configuration when you exit.
3. A CD icon labeled "Metamorphosis" will appear on the desktop on the right side.
4. Double click on the CD icon. A window labeled "Metamorphosis" will open.
5. An icon image with a graphic labeled "Metamorphosis Mac X" will be seen in the window. Click on this icon.
6. A spinning CD icon within the window indicates that the CD is loading.
7. A small image with a graphic and the words "Metamorphosis Loading" will probably not appear, because the speed of the OS will open the program before the graphic.
8. A full-screen display will now appear.
a. The Metamorphosis opening screen.
i. A Metamorphosis graphic in a black frame will appear. Several images will change and the words "Click to Start" will appear. Click on the words to start the program.
ii. A screen will appear with the message "Please wait while Metamorphosis loads its sound track." When that has been completed, the screen will change to "Metamorphosis in Motion." This is a linear presentation of images set to a sound track.
iii. If you don't hear the sound it may indicate:
1. You don't have a sound card installed in your computer.
2. You have turned off the sound.
3. You need to increase the sound volume.
iv. At the bottom of the screen you may:
1. Click on "Menu" to choose other options in Metamorphosis: artist, gallery, method, contact, etc.
2. Click on "Gallery" to see individual pictures at your own pace.
i. If you allow "Metamorphosis in Motion" to play through to the end, you will see a message "Please wait while Metamorphosis loads its sound track…" Then the program will automatically bring up the Menu screen. From here you can access any part of the program, or quit.
ii. When you click on "Exit Metamorphosis", you will return to the window labeled Metamorphosis from where you launched the program.
iii. To close this window, click on the red button with the x at the top left of the window.
iv. Drag the CD icon labeled Metamorphosis to the bottom of the desktop screen to the "eject" icon, or "trash", and the CD will eject. Colors:
1. If the colors in Metamorphosis do not display correctly, you should exit the program to change your screen display color characteristics.
2. Select "System Preferences."
3. Under "Hardware" click on "Displays."
4. You will see a set of tabs. Click on the tab labeled "Display."
5. To change your color setting in "Colors", choose "Millions."
6. The color setting will change.
7. Close the window by clicking on the red x button at the top left.
8. The top menu bar of the desktop will still read "System Preferences." Click on "System Preferences" and select "Quit System Preferences."
9. Double-click on the CD icon labeled "Metamorphosis" on the desktop on the right side.
10. Continue opening the program as described above. Mac OS 8-9 The optimal screen display settings to view Metamorphosis are 800 X 600 pixels and Millions of Colors. Please check your computer settings before inserting the Metamorphosis CD, if you know that your operating system is less than OS X/10. Insert the CD into the drive; the program should start automatically.
1. If it doesn't, double click on the Metamorphosis icon on the CD. a. In Mac operating systems less than OS X/10 Metamorphosis WILL NOT automatically resize your display screen to the program's optimal configuration (800 X 600 pixels), and return it to your original configuration when you exit.
i. You must quit if you wish to change your screen display characteristics such as size or number of colors.
ii. Please check your computer documentation for directions on setting your screen display. The directions shown below may not accurately represent your system or display.
iii. To resize screen, click on the Apple icon at the top left of your Desktop screen.
iv. Select "System Preferences."
v. You may find the screen display settings under "Hardware" and "Displays," or "Monitor."
vi. Select "800 x 600."
vii. To change your color setting in "Colors", choose "Millions."
viii. The screen will resize and/or the color setting will change.
ix. Close the window by clicking on the red x (in some systems) button at the top left.
x. The top menu bar of the desktop will still read "System Preferences." Click on "System Preferences" and select "Quit System Preferences."
xi. Double-click on the CD icon labeled "Metamorphosis" on the desktop on the right side.
xii. A window labeled "Metamorphosis" will open.
xiii. An icon image with a graphic labeled "Metamorphosis Mac X" will be seen in the window. Click on this icon.
xiv. A spinning CD icon within the window indicates that the CD is loading.
xv. A Metamorphosis image in a black frame will appear. Several images will change and the words "Click to Start" will appear. Click on the words to start the program.
xvi. A screen will appear with the message "Please wait while Metamorphosis loads its sound track…" When that has been completed, the screen will change to "Metamorphosis in Motion." This is a linear presentation of images set to a sound track.
1. If you don't hear the sound it may indicate:
a. You don't have a sound card installed in your computer.
b. You have turned off the sound.
c. You need to increase the sound volume.
xvii. At the bottom of the screen you may:
1. Click on "Menu" to choose other options in Metamorphosis: artist, gallery, method, contact, etc.
2. Click on "Gallery" to see individual pictures at your own pace.
3. If you allow "Metamorphosis in Motion" to play through to the end, you will see a message "Please wait while Metamorphosis loads its sound track…" Then the program will automatically bring up the Menu screen. From here you can access any part of the program, or quit.
2. When you click on "Exit Metamorphosis" you will return to the window labeled Metamorphosis from where you launched the program.
3. To close this window, click on the red button with the x at the top left of the window.
4. Drag the CD icon labeled Metamorphosis to the bottom of the desktop screen to the "eject" icon, or "trash", and the CD will eject.


 

 

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