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Installation of Scalismo Lab

Installation guidelines for the shape modelling software framework Scalismo Lab.
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Welcome to Scalismo Lab! In this environment simple Scalismo programming can be done, with no Integrated Development Environment (IDE) required.

This document will guide you through the installation procedure.

Where to get the latest version of the tool:

Scalismo Lab is available as an executable Java jar (with a dataset).

Please download the package corresponding to your operating system using one of the links below:

How to install and run Scalismo Lab:

To run the tool on Windows and Mac:

  1. Unzip the downloaded package.
  2. Double-click on the appropriate launcher depending on your operating system (scalismolab.bat for Windows or scalismolab for MacOS).

on Linux:

  1. Unzip the downloaded package.
  2. Open a Terminal and change to the unzipped directory
  3. run the following in the terminal: ./

That’s it !

You should then have a setting with three windows similar to the screenshot below:

Scalismo LabFigure 1: screenshot Scalismo Lab

Note that we recommend to restart the program for each exercise to avoid crashes.

That’s it. You are now all set.

If you want to, you can now switch to Scalismo Lab and go through the Readme document that will give you more details on the usage of Scalismo Lab. This can be found in the Menu bar -> Documents -> Readme

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