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2== Neurolucida
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4[[toc:]]
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6{{neurolucida}} is a program to read Neurolucida XML files and convert
7them to SWC format. It is distributed via the
8[[/eggs|CHICKEN package distribution system]].
9
10Documentation on using {{neurolucida}} is available at
11[[/eggref/4/neurolucida]].
12
13The {{neurolucida}} source code can be viewed online at
14[[http://bugs.call-cc.org/browser/release/4/neurolucida]].
15
16=== Installation
17
18In order to install neurolucida, you must first install CHICKEN Scheme
19and then use the {{chicken-install}} program to download and compile
20neurolucida.
21
22
23==== Prerequisites
24
25You will need to obtain and install the CHICKEN Scheme compiler and
26programming environment. The latest official release is available from
27the following URL:
28
29  http://code.call-cc.org/releases/4.xx.0/chicken-4.xx.0.tar.gz
30
31On Mac OS X, you will also need to install Xcode, because CHICKEN must
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}}.
35
36==== Installation of CHICKEN Scheme
37
38
39First, you will need to download the CHICKEN source archive from the
40above location, then unpack it and change to the directory extracted
41from the archive:
42
43   tar zxf chicken-4.xx.0.tar.gz
44   cd chicken-4.xx.0
45
46Then, you need to compile and install:
47
48* On Linux:
49  make PLATFORM=linux PREFIX=$HOME/chicken install
50* On Mac OS X and Xcode 3.1 or later:
51  make PLATFORM=macosx ARCH=x86-64 PREFIX=$HOME/chicken C_COMPILER=gcc-4.2 install
52* On Mac OS X (64-bit):
53  make PLATFORM=macosx ARCH=x86-64 PREFIX=$HOME/chicken install
54* On Mac OS X (32-bit):
55  make PLATFORM=macosx PREFIX=$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
62After CHICKEN Scheme has been successfully installed, {{neurolucida}}
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
68you have installed CHICKEN on).
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