Installing Gendex on your machine requires three simple steps:
- First, download and install the latest version of Java Runtime Environment. To
check whether the installation is successful, issue the following command
(at the command prompt):
java -versionIf the installation is successful, you will get a message showing the current version of the Java Runtime Environment.
- Next, create a directory called Gendex and copy the download file Gendex.zip into this directory.
- Finally, at this directory, use Winzip or 7-zip to unzip Gendex.zip file. On the
Linux operating system, you can use the following command to unzip this
jar -xvf Gendex.zipAfter unzipping Gendex.zip, you will be able to find 27 Java class files in the Gendex directory.
java -cp c:\Gendex ibd
Alternatively, you can issue the following command
java -cp c:\Gendex menuto bring up the following menu:
You then just have to click on the IBD button of this menu.
Of the 12 modules, Alpha, IBD and CIBD are fairly easy to use. RCD requires an input file containing a non-resolvable incomplete block designs with blocks as columns. RRCD requires an input file containing a resolvable incomplete block designs with blocks as columns. CUT and RAT require input files. FEADO, MIGA, SOD, NOA and LHD do not require input files. However, they will accept the input file if the file name is specified. The mentioned text files can be created by the Notepad editor by copying the design in the Gendex Output Window into Notepad (using <CTRL>C and <CTRL>V key combinations).
Note: Before using a particular Gendex Module, you should read the user's note of this module.