to view sample student reports from Starspell 2001.
to view Starspell 2001 evaluation.
Installing Starspell 2001 on a Network For Windows 95
The contents of the CD
need to be available to users, either by keeping it permanently
on a shared CD drive on the server or copying the whole CD
into a folder on a network drive.
Starspell should then be installed by clicking on Start/Run
then Browse and looking for the copy of setup.exe in the folder
you have just created. Starspell writes records as it goes
along, so it is important to give every user permission to
update files in the database sub-folder of the main Starspell
folder. (and the other subfolders if wordlists are to be customised).
is held in the starsp2.ini file, which indicates where user
data is held and where to find the "starsp2" folder (the folder
holding starsp2.exe) or else in the system folder. It may
be necessary to edit by hand the contents of this file to
make sure the program finds the CD copy and the current word-list
A shortcut on each workstation
should then be sufficient to access Starspell 2001.
install on Workstations after installing on the server.
- Click on Start.
- Click on Run.
- Type in Starsp2.ini
- Star 2 - notepad
In notepad type:-
CD dir = \\name on server\spell\PC Data
Defaultdir = \\name on server\spell
Dbcurrent = \\name on server\spell\database\starsp-mbd
- Save the changes.
You have to go to each workstation to do this.
New Words and Sentences
If there is no sound
card on your server you have to make one of your workstations
a server so that each machine can be shared out and can be
seen by this workstation.
Words and Sentences
- Click on management
- Click on Inspect/Edit word lists
- To Edit Heading - Click on heading - Click on add button
then write in the name of the new list and click on OK.
- To Edit Group - Click on add a new group - Click on
add buttons then write in the name of the new list and
- To Edit List Names - Click on add a new list - Click
on add and type in the name of the new list and click
- To Edit Words - Click on Edit Words and type in words
- 16 words allowed in each list.
- Word Details - To record sound in word details - click
on record - click on microphone and say the word - click
on microphone again. Do the same for each word.
- Sentences - same as above.
- Click on Done.
You then have to go
to each workstation to adjust for sound. To do this:-
- Double click on
- Click on management.
- Click on Inspect/Edit
- Click on heading,
group, list you want to record sound on.
- Click on word details.
- Click on word you
want and then click on find voice.
- Click on network.
- Click on drive.
- Click on path.
- Click on OK.
- Click on User say
- Find word and click.
- Click on OK.
- Click on ear to
- Use the same steps
for sentences except go to user tell instead of user say.
- Click on done.
This has to be done on each workstation so it is very