Casio Screen Receiver Owner's Manual

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Screen Receiver
for fx-CG Series
ClassPad 330 PLUS
ClassPad II
(for Windows®, for Macintosh)
User’s Guide
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Getting Started
k About Screen Receiver
• Screen Receiver provides the following functions.
- Display of calculator screen images on a computer connected via a USB cable
- Real-time display of calculation operation results
- Zooming of display contents
- Capture of screen contents
- Copy and paste of captured screen images to other applications
- Storage of captured screen images as image files
- Printing of captured screen images
k Using This Manual
• The procedures in this manual assume that you are already familiar with the following standard
computer operations.
• Menu operations using the mouse, including: clicking, double-clicking, dragging, etc.
- Text input using the keyboard
- Icon operations, general window operations, etc.
- If you are not familiar with these types of operations, refer to the user documentation for your
computer.
• The explanations in this manual cover both Windows and Mac OS. Most of the screen shots are
from Windows XP, but operational procedures are virtually identical for both Windows and Mac
OS.
• Note that the actual appearance of the screen that appears when using this software depends
on your computer system setup and on the operating system you are using.
• Screen shots shown in this User’s Guide are intended for illustrative purposes only. The actual
text and values that appear on display may differ from the examples shown in this User’s Guide.
• This manual explains Screen Receiver operations using a CASIO fx-CG Series calculator.
Screen Receiver operations are identical when using a ClassPad 330 PLUS/ClassPad II.
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k System Requirements
Windows
Operating Systems:
Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional (32-bit), Windows Vista ® (32bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Your hardware configuration needs higher than functionalities that operating system
recommends.
Computer: Computer with one of the Windows operating systems pre-installed (Excluding
computers with an upgraded operating system and self-built computers.)
Disk Space: 100MB for installation and uninstall
Note:
Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system
configuration and operating system.
Other:
USB port for direct connection. Do not connect via a USB hub.
Video adapter and display must support resolution of XGA (1024×768) or higher, 16
bit or higher system color.
Internet Explorer ® 6.0 or later.
CD-ROM drive.
Adobe ® Reader ® 6.0 or later.
Mac OS
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.8
Your hardware configuration needs higher than functionalities that operating system
recommends.
Computer: Intel ® Processer
Computer with one of the Macintosh operating systems pre-installed (Excluding
computers with an upgraded operating system.)
Disk Space: 100MB for installation and uninstall
Note:
Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system
configuration and operating system.
Other:
USB port for direct connection. Do not connect via a USB hub.
Video adapter and display must support resolution of XGA (1024×768) or higher.
For Retina display, use of the Low Resolution mode is recommended.
Safari 3.0 or later.
CD-ROM drive.
Note
• Windows, Windows Vista and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
• Mac, Mac OS, Macintosh, Safari and Retina are registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple
Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
• Intel is a registered trademark or trademark of Intel Corporation in the United States and/or
other countries.
• Adobe and Reader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems
Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
• Company and product names used herein are trademarks of their respective owners.
• Note that trademark ™ and registered trademark ® are not used within the text of this user’s
guide.
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Contents
1. Installing and Uninstalling Screen Receiver ........................................... 4
2. Screen Configuration ................................................................................ 6
Menu Bar ............................................................................................................................9
Status Bar .........................................................................................................................13
3. Using Screen Receiver ............................................................................ 14
3-1 Establishing a Connection between Screen Receiver and a Calcualtor ...................14
3-2 Calculation Operation Precaution ..............................................................................17
3-3 Capturing the Calculator Screen ................................................................................17
3-4 Making a Captured Data Window Active ...................................................................18
3-5 Copying Captured Data Window Contents to the Clipboard .....................................18
3-6 Saving Captured Data ................................................................................................18
3-7 Auto File Save.............................................................................................................19
3-8 Resizing a Screen Image ...........................................................................................19
3-9 Using a Floating Calculator Screen (Windows only) .................................................21
3-10 Printing ......................................................................................................................22
3-11 Shortcut Menu ..........................................................................................................24
4. Tool Options Dialog Box ......................................................................... 25
4-1 File Save Settings ......................................................................................................25
4-2 Capture Settings.........................................................................................................25
5. Error Message Table ................................................................................ 26
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1. Installing and Uninstalling Screen Receiver
This section explains how to install and uninstall Screen Receiver.
To install Screen Receiver
Note
• Do not install Screen Receiver into a folder that is used by other software.
1. Place the CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.
• After a short while, the Utility CD screen will appear on the display.
2. Click “Screen Receiver”.
3. Click “Install”. Perform operations as instructed by the text that appears on the screen.
4. The dialog box shown below will appear when installation is complete.
5. Click the [Finish] button.
• This completes installation.
Note
• Installing the software will put a “Screen Receiver” shortcut icon on your desktop.
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To uninstall Screen Receiver
Windows
1. Display the Windows Control Panel.
2. Click [Add/Remove Program].
3. On the list of applications that appears, select “Screen Receiver”.
4. Click the [Add/Remove] button.
• This will display the program maintenance wizard.
5. Click the [Yes] button.
• This completes the uninstall operation.
Mac OS
1. Move Screen Receiver(.app) to the Trash folder.
2. From the menu, select [Finder] and then [Empty Trash].
To start up Screen Receiver
1. Windows: On your computer’s desktop, double-click the “Screen Receiver” icon.
Mac OS: In the “Applications” - “CASIO” folder, double-click “Screen Receiver”.
• Windows: You could also start up the application by clicking [Start] - [Program] - [CASIO] [Screen Receiver] - [Screen Receiver].
Windows
Mac OS
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2. Screen Configuration
The following shows the Screen Receiver screen.
k When connected to a CASIO fx-CG Series calculator
Windows
Menu Bar
Toolbar
Calculator screen
Status Bar
Captured data windows
Data area
Mac OS
Menu Bar
Toolbar
Calculator screen
Status Bar
Captured data windows
Data area
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k When connected to ClassPad 330 PLUS
Windows
Mac OS
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k When connected to ClassPad II
Windows
Mac OS
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Menu Bar
• This section explains the Screen Receiver menu bar.
• If a menu command can also be executed by clicking a toolbar button, the applicable toolbar
button is also provided.
k File Menu
Menu
Toolbar
Button
Description
Close
Closes the active captured data window.
Capture Screen
Captures the calculator screen. Each capture adds a capture
screen to the captured data area.
Save
Saves the contents of the active data capture window,
overwriting the existing data.
Save As
Saves the contents of the active data capture window under
a new file name.
Print
Prints the contents of the active captured data window.
Print Preview*1
Displays a preview of the print image.
Print Setup
Displays the print setup dialog box.
Exit*2
Exits Screen Receiver.
*1 Windows only
*2 Mac OS: On the [Screen Receiver] menu, selected [Quit Screen Receiver].
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k Edit Menu
Menu
Toolbar
Button
Description
Copies the contents of the active captured data window to
the clipboard.
Copy
k Screen Receive Menu
Menu
Toolbar
Button
Description
Start
Establishes a connection between Screen Receiver and
calculator and displays the calculator screen contents.
Stop
Terminates the connection between Screen Receiver and the
calculator.
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k View Menu
Menu
Submenu
Toolbar
Button
Description
Reduce
Reduces the size of contents of the active captured
data window.
Expand
Expands the size of the contents of the active
captured data window.
Zoom
×1
Displays the contents of the active captured data
window in its actual size.
×2
Displays the contents of the active captured data
window as 2X its actual size.
×3
Displays the contents of the active captured data
window as 3X its actual size.
Toolbar
Toggles display of the toolbar on and off.
Status Bar
Toggles display of the status bar on and off.
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k Window Menu
Captured data
Menu
Description
Cascade
Stacks captured data windows.
Tile Horizontal*1
Lines up captured data windows horizontally.
Tile Vertical*1
Lines up captured data windows vertically.
Arrange Icons
Displays captured data windows as icons.
Close All
Closes the all captured data windows.
(Captured data)
Shows the names of the displayed captured data.
*1 Windows only
k Tools Menu (Windows only)
Menu
Options*1
Description
Displays a dialog box for configuring optional settings.
*1 Mac OS: On the [Screen Receiver] menu, selected [Preferences...].
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k Help Menu
Menu
Description
Manual
Displays the Screen Receiver User’s Guide.
License
Displays the end user license agreement.
About*1
Displays version information.
*1 Mac OS: On the [Screen Receiver] menu, selected [About Screen Receiver].
Status Bar
1
2
1 Help text is displayed here (Windows only).
2 Folder where captured data is stored
3 File name extension of captured data files
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3. Using Screen Receiver
3-1 Establishing a Connection between Screen Receiver
and a Calcualtor
Important!
• Do not connect the calculator to the computer before starting up Screen Receiver. Start up
Screen Receiver first.
1. Start up Screen Receiver.
2. Use the USB cable that comes with the calculator to connect it to your computer.
• This will display the dialog box shown below.
fx-CG Series
ClassPad 330 PLUS
ClassPad II
3. fx-CG Series:
For Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 user: press 2.
For Windows XP user: press 3.
For Mac OS user: press 2.
ClassPad 330 PLUS/ClassPad II:
For Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 user: tap [Screen Receiver], or press the 2 key.
For Windows XP user: tap [Screen Receiver(XP)], or press the 3 key.
For Mac OS user: tap [Screen Receiver], or press the 2 key.
• This will display the dialog box shown below.
fx-CG Series
ClassPad 330 PLUS
ClassPad II
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• USB Connection Precautions
A USB connection between the calculator and a computer may be terminated automatically
if the computer enters a power save mode, sleep mode, or any other standby state. If this
happens, disconnect and then reconnect the USB cable.
• Windows XP Users
If this is the first time you are connecting the calculator to your computer, use the following
procedure to install the USB driver.
3-1. Connecting the calculator to a computer running Windows XP causes the screen shown
below to appear on your computer display.
Select “No, not
this time”.
3-2. Select “Install the software automatically (Recommended)” and then click [Next].
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3-3. Though a message appears to let you know that the software has not passed the
“Windows Logo Test”, there is no need for concern. Simply click [Continue Anyway] and
proceed with installation.
3-4. Click [Finish].
4. fx-CG Series: Press J.
ClassPad 330 PLUS/ClassPad II: Tap [OK].
• This automatically establishes a connection between Screen Receiver and the calculator,
and displays the calculator screen on the Screen Receiver window. Wait until the calculator
screen appears on the Screen Receiver window before performing any calculator operation.
Windows
Mac OS
Calculator screen
Calculator screen
5. Perform the operations you want on the calculator.
• The calculator screen displayed by Screen Receiver will change in real time as you perform
operations on the calculator.
6. To terminate the connection between Screen Receiver and calculator, click
.
7. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer and calculator.
Note
• If the connection between Screen Receiver and the calculator terminates for some reason, click
to reconnect.
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3-2 Calculation Operation Precaution
• The way figures are drawn and the cursor moves on the Screen Receiver screen may not
exactly match what appears on the calculator screen.
• Attention Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 users
The calculator does not support the operations below while there is a connection between the
calculator and Screen Receiver.
- File delete
- Folder create or rename
- Backup
- Optimization
- Reset operations (Add-In, Storage Memory, Add-In&Storage, Main&Storage, Initialize All,
Language File)
Screen Receiver will not display the calculator screen while the calculator is performing a file
save operation. The calculator screen will appear after the file save is complete.
3-3 Capturing the Calculator Screen
1. Perform the required operation on the calculator to display the screen you want to capture.
2. Click
.
• This displays the captured data.
Captured data
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to capture other screens, if you want.
Note
• You can put a frame around the captured data by clicking
. Each click toggles between
framed and unframed data. For more information, see “4-2 Capture Settings” (page E-25).
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3-4 Making a Captured Data Window Active
Clicking a captured data window makes it the active window.
Active captured data
Note
• Only one captured data window can be active at any time.
• To zoom, copy, save, or print the contents of a captured data window, you first must make it the
active window.
3-5 Copying Captured Data Window Contents to the
Clipboard
1. Make the captured data window that contains the data you want to copy the active window.
2. Click
to copy the captured data to the clipboard.
3-6 Saving Captured Data
Make the window that contains the captured data you want to save the active window, and then
click
.
Note
• Saved captured data is automatically assigned a file name of the following format: DispCapXX.
XXX.
• The file format (bmp, jpg, png) and storage folder are in accordance with the settings described
under “4-1 File Save Settings” (page E-25).
• You can use the [Save As] command on the [File] menu to save the file under a different name.
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3-7 Auto File Save
Attempting to exit Screen Receiver while there is unsaved captured data will cause the dialog box
shown below to appear.
1
2
1 Specifies the file format for the saved file. You can select bmp, jpg, or png.
2 If there is already a file with the same name that you specify, this option specifies whether or
not the older version should be overwritten with the new one.
3-8 Resizing a Screen Image
To resize the calculator screen
Right-click the calculator screen. Click [Zoom] on the shortcut menu that appears and then select
a zoom factor.
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To resize the calculator screen when capturing it
On the toolbar, click the down arrow button of the zoom box. On the menu that appears, select a
zoom factor.
Zoom menu
To resize captured data
Make the window that contains the captured data you want to resize the active window, and then
click
or
. You can select one of three sizes.
→
←
→
←
You also can resize by selecting a zoom factor with the [Zoom] command on the [View] menu.
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3-9 Using a Floating Calculator Screen (Windows only)
You can display the calculator screen in its own window that is separate from the Screen
Receiver window.
To make the calculator screen a floating screen
1. Double-click the calculator screen.
2. Drag the calculator screen to the location you want, either inside or outside of the Screen
Receiver window.
To return a floating calculator screen to the Screen Receiver window
- Double-click the floating calculator screen.
- Drag the calculator screen back to the left side of the Screen Receiver window.
Important!
• You can return a floating calculator screen only to the left side of the Screen Receiver window.
Dragging top, bottom, or right side of the main window will not work.
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3-10 Printing
• You can print the contents of a captured data window, if you want.
1. Make the captured data window that contains the data you want to print the active window.
2. Click
. This will display the Print dialog box.
3. Click [OK] to start printing.
Important!
• Only the contents of the currently active captured data window can be printed. You cannot print
the contents of multiple captured data windows with a single print operation.
• Images are printed in accordance with width setting of the paper size selected on the Print
dialog box.
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k Print Preview (Windows only)
• Click
to display the print preview window.
1
2
3
4
1 Displays the Print dialog box.
2 Enlarges the preview image.
3 Reduces the size of the preview image.
4 Closes the print preview window image.
k Print Setup Dialog Box
• Selecting [Print Setup] on the [File] menu displays the Print Setup dialog box.
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3-11 Shortcut Menu
On the calculator screen or captured data window, right-clicking with your mouse (Windows) or
performing a control+click (Mac OS) will cause the shortcut menu shown below to appear.
Calculator screen
Captured data
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4. Tool Options Dialog Box
4-1 File Save Settings
1
2
1 File name extension of captured data files
2 Storage folder
4-2 Capture Settings
1
2
1 Specifies unframed captured screen images
2 Specifies framed captured screen images, and frame thickness.
Captured data example
Unframed
Framed
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5. Error Message Table
Message
Description
Required Action
A problem occurred while
writing file <file name>.
The disk being written to may
be damaged or may not exist.
Check the disk and try again.
A problem occurred while
writing to a disk.
Check the disk for data
corruption and confirm that
the disk exists. Then try
again.
A problem occurred while
launching the manual (***.pdf)
viewer.
Download the viewer from the
site below and reinstall it.
http://get.adobe.com/reader/
otherversions/
A problem occurred during
manual viewer startup.
Download and install a new
viewer from
http://get.adobe.com/reader/
otherversions/.
The path and/or filename
exceeds the maximum length
allowed by your Windows*
operating system.
The number of letters in
the path or file name you
specified exceeds the
allowable limit.
Shorten the specified path or
file name.
A connection could not be
established.
Either the calculator is not
connected or the connected
calculator is not in the Screen
Receiver Mode.
Correct the problem and try
again.
For details, select the
following on the menu bar:
Help - Manual, or refer to the
Screen Receiver user’s guide.
You started a data
communication operation
while the USB cable was not
connected.
Check for proper connection
of the calculator to the
computer. Then try again.
See “3. Using Screen
Receiver” for details.
A problem occurred during
communication.
Disconnect the USB cable,
check the setup of the
calculator, and try again.
For details, select the
following on the menu bar:
Help - Manual, or refer to the
Screen Receiver user’s guide.
Some problem occurred
during data communication.
Disconnect the USB cable
and check the setup of the
calculation. Then try again.
See “3. Using Screen
Receiver” for details.
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Message
The image could not be sent
from the calculator.
(1) Try pressing a key on the
calculator.
(2) Check to make sure that
the calculator is in the
Screen Receiver Mode.
If the screen is not sent after
you perform the above steps,
disconnect the USB cable
and check the calculator
setup. Next, reconnect and
try again.
For details, select the
following on the menu bar:
Help - Manual, or refer to the
Screen Receiver user’s guide.
The connection has been
broken for some reason and
is being restored.
If data communication does
not resume after some
time, perform the operation
described below.
Try pressing a key on the
calculator. If the screen is
not sent after you perform
the above steps, disconnect
the USB cable and check
the calculator setup. Next,
reconnect and try again.
For details, select the
following on the menu bar:
Help - Manual, or refer to the
Screen Receiver user’s guide.
The application is already
running.
Another user may already be
using the application.
Description
The calculator screen image
cannot be sent for some
reason.
Required Action
Follow the steps that are
shown on the display and try
again.
See “3. Using Screen
Receiver” for details.
Follow the steps that are
shown on the display and try
again.
—
Another user is running
Screen Receiver.
* Mac OS: Macintosh
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Wait until the other user shuts
down Screen Receiver.
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