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CADEMIA Portable 1.4.1 Development Test

Application: CADEMIA

Category: Graphics & Pictures

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CADEMIA is an Open Source CAD system with features including graphical/drawing attributes conforming to standards, flexible input, macro management, associative dimensioning and more.

The portable package will utilize portablized Java if placed in the PortableApps\CommonFiles directory via the Java Portablizer. If that doesn't exist it will use locally installed Java.

Download:

Download CADEMIA Portable 1.4.1 Development Test 2
(MD5: 3c59dcbe480e4f229a8fa84f7e53fdeb | 2.2MB)

Notes:

Development Test 2 (2008-03-07):

  • Updated files to newest PAF spec
  • Integrated DevTest splash graphic into App\Cademia\cademia.jar in place of the Cademia splash (cib\cad\img\cademia_splash.gif) and removed it from the launcher
  • Removed DisableIntelligentStart since no fixes run to disable anyway
  • Moved Plugins to Settings directory and move them back and forth between Settings and Program directories on launch now instead of keeping two copies around. This simplified the launcher quite a bit (no more settings ini or PLUGINSDIRECTORY).
  • Added check for local JRE in registry if portablized java is not found

Development Test 1 (2008-02-02):

  • initial release

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Whoo!

Three cookies and a gold star for using the format. Smile

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Error Message

I installed this version of Cademia over the previous one installed on my FlashDrive and, when launching it, received the following error message:
Path=c:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe
Clicking "OK" opened up a Command Window with the path in the Command Window being;
G:\PortableApps\Cademia\App\Cademia>
but no "launch" on Cademia.
Executing Cademia.exe "manually" from the command line brings up Cademia with the following error message -
"Plugin 'G:\PortableApps\CADEMIAPortable\App\Cademia/plugins/CADEMIA_HELP_1.0/help.cademia_plugin' does not exist!"
It looks like you need to add the cademia.exe to the launch command and insert the help plugin.

Also, when I attempted to load an AutoCad drawing I got the following message:
java.io.StreamCorruptedException: invalid stream header: 41433130

I don't believe that I had this problem with the earlier version of Cademia.
Hope these findings help.

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Oops..

Sorry about that. Somehow the wrong file got uploaded, that was an earlier test. I re-uploaded, give that a try. As for the autocad files.. I believe you have to use 'file->import dxf' to open those.

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Development Test 2

Rayven:
I downloaded DevTest 2 and will try it out today. You're probably correct about the dxf file - I must have just tried a "File Open" instead of an import.

Update - I loaded and ran Development Test 2 and it looks fine and stable. None of the problems I reported earlier. It imported the DXF file without a problem I was able to manipulate the drawing fairly easily.
I think that folks who are not familiar with AutoCAD and its commands may have some problems using CADEMIA but that's not a Portability issue its a user manual issue.

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Using portable Java

I can't get this to run my portable version of Java. I have dropbox, which is an online storage application, and the folders gets put into "My Documents". Maybe it's seeing the launch from the C:\ and automatically using the non-portable version of Java, but I don't have a computer without Java to test it on.

I believe I setup portable Java correctly. I installed the .exe of Java Portablizer to PortableApps\CommonFiles\JavaPortablizer and I can see all of the runtime files under the \bin\ and \lib\ folders.

*EDIT: Has anyone been able to get this to successfully run off of a portable version of Java?

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The the Java Portablizer

The the Java Portablizer link seems to be gone or wrong Sad

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Link updated

Updated the link in the main post.

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leaves "camedia.ini" in docs

leaves "camedia.ini" in docs and settings/user
here's what it says

#CADEMIA
#Wed May 21 00:45:43 EDT 2008
Kernel.DialogPlugins\ (*.cademia_plugin)=G\:\\PortableApps\\CADEMIAPortable\\App\\Cademia\\plugins\\CADEMIA_HELP_1.0
Kernel.DialogY=220
Kernel.DialogX=164 

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Storing personal settings

Hello everybody,
I am one of the developers of CADEMIA. We are quite interested in a portable version of CADEMIA. I want to give you some hints.

1. The plugins do not have to be stored in the folder 'Data' because they store no additional information. They can be added and removed manually and belong to the application.

2. All personal settings will normally be stored in the '..\Documents and Settings\user\cademia.ini' file. The start parameter -i "AbsolutePathToFile" allows to assign a new property file. In CADEMIA 1.4.x there has to exist at least a zero byte file. In the upcoming version 1.5 it will be created automatically if it does not exist at the specified path.

If you have any other requests to CADEMIA you can also post them in our forum at http://www.cademia.org/

Keep up the good work,
Torsten.

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Thanks for commenting.

Thanks for commenting. Hopefully Shawn picks development on the PAF version up again. It'll be a great tool. And thanks for your interest in a PAF version. It makes both our jobs easier when the original develpment team partners with the PortableApps.com team.

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CADEMIA 1.5 Alpha released

The new version 1.5 has been released on November 11th, 2008. DXF import and export! Save as PDF. Havn't tried all features but I think this deserve an update for the PAF version. Could somebody make one? pleeeeease?

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Java

I installed per the instructions. I tried both the default location for the Java Portabilizer (/portableapps/javaportabilizer) and the implied location per this page (/portable apps/commonfiles/javaportablizer.) I also tried dragging the contents of .../javaportablizer up one level to be directly in /portableapps/commonfiles. In each case Camedia refuses to launch, with a message that Camedia needs Java to run.
I also tried renaming "javaportablizer" to "java". Same result.
I dragged the contents of the bin folder to commonfiles. Same result.

Any thoughts about what I am doing wrong?
Thanks
JK

Follow-up: I reinstalled JRE on the host machine. It had been there, but can't say that something did not trash it. After the install, Camedia loads. Still don't know what I did wrong for the JavaPortabilizer, and that's necessary if this is going to be portable!

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Lack of time

I no longer have the time to keep up with this application, unfortunately. If someone else does, please feel free to pick it up and get it updated. I'm going to have to keep my limited efforts here focused on GnuCash.

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NSI script

Hello Shawn,

where can I get the NSI script for developing it further?

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Other\Source Folder

Hi, I guess that it's included in the old package. The file should be in the Other\Source folder and be called CADEMIAPortable.nsi.

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That's correct

It is included by the installer. I will warn you it is several versions out of date with the current portableapps.com installer (which just recently had a major overhaul).

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any news?

any news?

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