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2== Neurolucida
3
4[[toc:]]
5
6{{neurolucida}} is a program to read Neurolucida XML files and convert
7them to SWC format. It is distributed via the
[31126]8[[/eggs|CHICKEN package distribution system]].
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10Documentation on using {{neurolucida}} is available at
[27938]11[[/eggref/4/neurolucida]].
[25941]12
13The {{neurolucida}} source code can be viewed online at
14[[http://bugs.call-cc.org/browser/release/4/neurolucida]].
15
16=== Installation
17
[32997]18In order to install neurolucida, you must first install CHICKEN Scheme
19and then use the {{chicken-install}} program to download and compile
20neurolucida.
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22
23==== Prerequisites
24
[31126]25You will need to obtain and install the CHICKEN Scheme compiler and
[25941]26programming environment. The latest official release is available from
27the following URL:
28
[32997]29  http://code.call-cc.org/releases/4.xx.0/chicken-4.xx.0.tar.gz
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[31126]31On Mac OS X, you will also need to install Xcode, because CHICKEN must
[25942]32be compiled with the {{gcc}} compiler.  On Windows, you will need to
33install either one of the MinGW or Cygwin packages in order to obtain
34{{gcc}}.
[25941]35
[31126]36==== Installation of CHICKEN Scheme
[25941]37
38
[31126]39First, you will need to download the CHICKEN source archive from the
[25941]40above location, then unpack it and change to the directory extracted
41from the archive:
42
[32997]43   tar zxf chicken-4.xx.0.tar.gz
44   cd chicken-4.xx.0
[25941]45
46Then, you need to compile and install:
47
48* On Linux:
49  make PLATFORM=linux PREFIX=$HOME/chicken install
[25942]50* On Mac OS X and Xcode 3.1 or later:
51  make PLATFORM=macosx ARCH=x86-64 PREFIX=$HOME/chicken C_COMPILER=gcc-4.2 install
[25941]52* On Mac OS X (64-bit):
[25942]53  make PLATFORM=macosx ARCH=x86-64 PREFIX=$HOME/chicken install
[25941]54* On Mac OS X (32-bit):
55  make PLATFORM=macosx PREFIX=$HOME/chicken install
56* On MinGW or Cygwin:
57  make PLATFORM=mingw PREFIX=C:\\chicken install
58  make PLATFORM=cygwin PREFIX=C:\\chicken install
59
60==== Installation of neurolucida
61
[31126]62After CHICKEN Scheme has been successfully installed, {{neurolucida}}
[25941]63can be installed using the {{chicken-install}} program:
64
65  ~/chicken/bin/chicken-install neurolucida
66
67On Windows, the tilde must be replaced with C:\\ or whichever drive
[31126]68you have installed CHICKEN on).
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