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gwlucastrig committed Aug 21, 2019
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Instructions for setting up and running the Tinfour Viewer application
are provided at the wiki page [Tinfour Execution from the Command Line](https://github.com/gwlucastrig/Tinfour/wiki/Tinfour-Execution-from-the-Command-Line).
With the introduction of the "fat jar" feature in recent releases, the procedure for
launching the Tinfour Viewer became much simpler. Under Windows, once you have
Java installed, you can launch the Tinfour Viewer application from your File Explorer window
by double-clicking on the jar file. Other Tinfour applications must be launched from the command-line,
but the wiki page attempts to simplify the process as much as possible. It also attempts to
explain some of the nuances of the procedures and to provide the details
you will need to set up a command window and run the command-line variation
With the introduction of the _fat jar_ feature in recent releases, the procedure for
launching the Tinfour Viewer became much simpler. For example, if you have Java installed
on a Windows system, you can launch the Tinfour Viewer application from your File Explorer window
by double-clicking on the "fat" jar file TinfourDemo-2.1.2-jar-with-dependencies
(adjusting the version as appropriate).
While other Tinfour applications must be launched from the command-line,
the wiki page attempts to simplify the process as much as possible. It also
explains some of the nuances of the launch procedures and provides the details
you will need to set up a command window and run the command-line variations
for all the various Tinfour applications.

The demonstrator is intended to show how the Tinfour library could be integrated
into a full-featured GIS application or other analysis tool. It's a simple

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