SysCAD Installation Tests
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This page lists some tests that can be performed after a new SysCAD installation is performed to test that it has been installed correctly.
- SysCADxxx refers to the default installation folder (this could be SysCAD 138, SysCAD137 or SysCAD93).
|Test Name||Test Method||Expected Result||Comments|
|Open SysCAD||Run SysCAD93.exe by either of the following:
||SysCAD opens with no error messages (may be in demo mode).|
|Test USB License Key
|With SysCAD closed, insert USB License Key into spare USB drive. Open SysCAD. Check License\License Information... to ensure all required modes and add-ons are licensed.||SysCAD is not in Demo mode (has valid license).||The license location needs to be set to a license folder which contains the license files (but no software license), eg. SysCADxxx\License.|
|Test Network License||Browse for Network license folder. Press Update. Check License\License Information... to ensure all required modes and add-ons are licensed.||SysCAD is not in Demo mode (has valid license).||The license location needs to be set to the network license folder which contains the software license.|
|Open a SysCAD project||Project opens.||If you don't have a project of your own to open, try opening one of the example projects which are part of the install at SysCADxxx\Examples or SysCADxxx\ExamplesDynamic.|
|Run a SysCAD project||After opening a project, from the menu choose Actions - Run or press the Command Button||Project runs.|
|Edit a SysCAD project||As an example, insert a new unit. From the menu choose Graphics - Insert - Unit or press the Command Button||A new unit can be inserted.||Editing a SysCAD project is not allowed for encrypted flowsheets or if you only have a Run-time license.|
|Save a SysCAD project||As an example, use the Save Project Version command.||Project saves successfully.|
|Edit a Reaction File||In an open project, find a unit with reactions (RB tab in access window) or turn on the Reactions sub-model (see Reaction Block (RB) for help with this). On the RB tab page, press the "Edit Rct" button.||SysCAD Reaction Editor opens the chosen rct file or creates it if it doesn't already exist.||Editing a reaction (rct) is not allowed for encrypted reaction files.|
|Update version of SysCAD||With SysCAD closed, extract bin_13X.XXXXX.zip files into the SysCADxxx\bin folder, replacing all previous files (refer to SysCAD Updates for more information). Reopen SysCAD.||SysCAD is updated to the new version with no errors.|