Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of StarLingGettingStarted


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Sep 25, 2012, 5:34:13 AM (5 years ago)
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    2626== I installed STARLING, but cannot make head or tails of it ==
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    28 Yes, StarLing is definitely not the most user-friendly program ever made - it has always valued substance over form, primarily because for the first ten years or so of its existence, the only person working on it was Sergei Starostin himself. We are working on making it more so, but it sure takes a long time. In the meantime, there is a HELP section included in the program which takes care of some of the trickier aspects of the program, although it is far from covering all of its abilities. We also encourage you to fill this Wiki with useful information (you may have to [/register] and [/login] first.
     28Yes, StarLing is definitely not the most user-friendly program ever made - it has always valued substance over form, primarily because for the first ten years or so of its existence, the only person working on it was Sergei Starostin himself. We are working on making it more so, but it sure takes a long time. In the meantime, there is a HELP section included in the program which takes care of some of the trickier aspects of the program, although it is far from covering all of its abilities. We also encourage you to fill this Wiki with useful information (you may have to [/register] and [/login] first. Also, see ticket #3.
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    3030That said, if all you really want is to browse through downloaded databases, it is quite simple - all you have to do is choose "File > Use for BROWSE" or, for an alternate view, "File > Use for EDIT" in the menu and select the location of the database.