Digital Archiving and Retrieval Tool Client User Manual

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Contents

Introduction

Summary

The DART client is an open-source Windows client application that strives to make the process of archiving files and crucial metadata as easy as possible. The DART system features project management and versioning control. All versions of files archived by the DART client are saved. The DART client requires a username, password, and the URL to the DART server. Files can be archived using DART automatically or manually through a context menu entry, system tray entry, or through the process of drag-and-drop onto the DART Desktop icon.

System Requirements

Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, or Vista

RAM: At least 256 MB

Disk Space: 1MB (for DART client only)

Installing DART

Download the DART Windows client installer from: http://dart.cs.drexel.edu/DART/download.html Download the latest version of the client. When prompted to save or run the application, choose to run the application. You should see the installer dialog:

Dart-setup-1.jpg

Click next to continue.

Dart-setup-2.jpg

Using DART

Conclusion