The Fontes application and the relevant files have been compressed ('zipped') to save time when downloading. However, the Runtime version of the application remains a very large file (37MB compressed) and you will need a good network connection to download it (this file can take anywhere from 2 to 3 hours to download with a standard modem, and from 2 to 10 minutes if you have a cable, ethernet or broadband connection). Instructions for downloading and installing the particular file you need are provided below.
Please be sure that you have the minimum system requirements before you begin downloading:
PC running Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, XP or NT.
Processor: Pentium or later.
Memory (RAM): 48 MB.
Minimum disk space (including data files): 11MB for machines that have MS Access installed, up to 80MB for those that do not.
Monitor giving 800 x 600 resolution.
Netscape 4.5 or Internet Explorer 5.0 (or higher).
Notes on system requirements, copyright and permissions and a disclaimer are also included in the readme.txt file.
For those who have MS Access 2000
FontesApplication.exe (3MB) contains the following files:
Instructions for downloading and running the Fontes Application
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For those who have an earlier version of MS Access or none at
FontesRuntimeApplication.exe (37MB) contains the following files:
Instructions for downloading and installing the Fontes Runtime Application
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A guide to using the stand-alone version of the Fontes database
We have written a brief guide to using the stand-alone version of the Fontes database, which is available in the FontesHTML folder that you will download as part of the application. This guide and other documents relating to the project are accessible under 'Information' from the main menu of the application and you will need a web browser to view them. You may also download a version of this guide (in Microsoft Rich Text Format) by clicking on the link below.
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Page created 17 January 2003
Page updated 3 February 2003