How it works
How do I register?
To register PlantStudio version 1.x,
Visit our web site at http://www.kurtz-fernhout.com and follow the instructions there to pay for and receive your registration
Once you have your registration code, start PlantStudio, then choose Register from the Help menu.
Enter the registration name and code you received EXACTLY as you found them
into the two edit boxes on the registration window.
Click the Register Me! button.
Click Print to print a record of your registration name and code. You will need them if
you lose your settings file and need to re-register your copy of PlantStudio.
(PlantStudio encodes the registration information in your settings file.)
If you can't print the information from the registration window, copy the information
down by hand. If you received your registration name and code by email or through
a web page, you can also print the email message or web page. In any case you
should keep your printed record in a safe place.
Your PlantStudio 1.x registration entitles you to use all versions of
PlantStudio starting with 1.0 and up to but not including version 2.0 (for example,
your registration might cover versions 1.2, 1.5, 1.9). Check our web site once in
a while to see if any new updates have been posted.
To use an updated version 1.x of PlantStudio,
- Make sure you have read and agree with the
specify from the command line), the new version of PlantStudio will automatically pick up your registration
information and run without asking you to register. Check the about box
(choose About PlantStudio from the Help menu) to see if the new version has recognized your registration information.
If the new version of PlantStudio has not recognized your registration
information from the settings file (or if you lost your settings file), enter your
original registration name and code (which you printed and kept when you purchased
it) into the new version of PlantStudio.
Note: If you use PlantStudio on a public computer and register it there, you
should delete the PlantStudio settings file when you finish using the public
- Download a PlantStudio installation package from our web site.
- If you want to keep any changes you made to any of the files that came with
PlantStudio, you should make copies of them in another directory. A complete list
of the files that came with PlantStudio is in the readme.txt file. For
example, if you changed any of the example or tutorial plant files and want to keep
your changes, copy them to a different directory.
- You should uninstall the previous PlantStudio version before you install the
new version of PlantStudio. To uninstall PlantStudio, run the Uninstall program
in the PlantStudio group (Start button, Programs, PlantStudio, Uninstall); or
choose PlantStudio in the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Start button,
Settings, Control Panels) and click Remove.
- Now run the PlantStudio installation package you downloaded to install the new
version of PlantStudio.
- If you have a PlantStudio settings file in your Windows directory with correct
registration information (or in another directory you