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Playback Engine Installation

$RTW_INSTALL_DIR is the directory location where RTW has been installed, which by default is C:\Program Files\Vistasource\RTW\4.5 on XP and C:\Program Files (x86)\Vistasource\RTW\4.5 on Windows 7.

1) Using an Explorer window, navigate to the $RTW_INSTALL_DIR\Samples\Playback directory.

2) Select the following files:

  • DemoRts.xla
  • DemoRts.xlam
  • ge_tab
  • gf_tab
  • mktdemo.dat
  • mktdemo.exe
  • Pgf_tab

3) Select Edit → Copy

4) Navigate to $RTW_INSTALL_DIR

5) Select Edit → Paste

6) For MS Excel 2002 or 2003, install the DemoRts addin as follows:

  1. start MS Excel
  2. choose Tools → Addins
  3. click Browse
  4. navigate to $RTW_INSTALL_DIR
  5. select 'DemoRts.xla' and click OK
  6. click OK in Add-in dialog

7) For MS Excel 2007, install the DemoRTS addin as follows:

  1. start MS Excel
  2. choose Office Button → Excel Options → Add-Ins → Manage Excel Add-ins →
  3. Go…
  4. click Browse
  5. navigate to $RTW_INSTALL_DIR
  6. select 'DemoRts.xlam' and click OK
  7. click OK in Add-in dialog

8) For MS Excel 2010, install the DemoRTS addin as follows:

  1. start MS Excel
  2. choose File –> Options → Add-Ins → Manage Excel Add-ins → Go…
  3. click Browse
  4. navigate to $RTW_INSTALL_DIR
  5. select 'DemoRts.xlam' and click OK
  6. click OK in Add-in dialog

Directory Contents of Samples\Playback Directory:

README.txt This readme file
DemoRts.xla Excel Addin for Excel 2003, 2002
DemoRts.xlamExcel Addin for Excel 2007 or higher
mktdemo.exe Playback Record Engine
mktdemo.dat Playback Record Data
mktnews.exe Playback news engine
mktnews.dat Playback news Data
gf_tab, ge_tab, Pgf_tabField definition files
Sample Excel Files