section of the online help is designed to help you with any problems
that may have come up during the initial installation of ViSta.
addition, to get the most from vista, you should configure your
computer to recognize ViSta applets and datafiles.
ViSta should have installed
automatically, but if you had problems, or if you wish to review
or change the installation, check out this
ViSta datafiles are files
which contain data formatted in a fashion that ViSta can understand.
If you wish to be able to double-click a ViSta datafile, and have
ViSta run and analyze it, without having to first run ViSta, you
must configure Windows to recognize the file and associate it with
ViSta, as described here.
ViSta Applets are small
ViSta application files that are downloaded over the net to your
browser. The applets cause ViSta to run and perform an analysis
or visualization. ViSta Applets are very handy in the teaching/learning
situation, where the applets can illustrate concepts being learned
in the course. Follow the instructions for installation presented