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    SIR Conference 2008 - Dublin
               Get SIRxs
• Download newest SIR version from
  SIR.COM.AU (in this example, the
  Windows version is used)
  – xs.01.08




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Use the Wizard to install SIRxs




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Run Setup.exe




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  Verify/Unload/Delete/Reload
• Clean up current database before export
  to ensure a pristine, verified, version of
  you database
• Make a zip (just in case)
• Check hard drive space
• Run Lisstats to get a listing of database



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Export database




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   Export Procfiles not in SIR014
              Family
• Export only moves family associated with
  SIR014
• Need to export(PWRITE) other procfiles
  that are used. In the case of heartbase:
  – HBPROCF.SRP




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       heartbase and Export
• Export additional databases that you may
  use
• heartbase use a transaction log named
  HBARCHI2




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          Export Concerns
• Schema columns widths
• Overlapping columns
• Data import not successful

• Make sure Master is down
• Use single user or admin mode as it is
  called in heartbase

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Create a New Folder for the new
           Database

 • Import the database into a new folder.

 • Give folder a catchy name




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               Security
• Windows sign on pass through
• Shares and rights




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     Install new Desktop Icons
• Drive Letter versus UNC mapping
  – S:\heart\ or \\apps32\heart
• Start-in directories
• DB=
• P parameter




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Start SIR xs




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Import database to SIRxs




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       heartbase and Import
• Import:

  – heart

  – HBARCHI2




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           Upgrade Painter
• Generate Screens
  – Check outputs to make sure screens compile
    correctly. Adjustment to PQL triggers might
    be required.
• Generate GENHB menu
• Fix up those old nagging screen things
  that never seem to get done


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            Set SIR preferences
• SIR.INI
• HB.INI

•   Map Word
•   Map Excel
•   Map SPSS
•   Map SAS
•   Map Textpad
•   Map Wordpad

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                Main Menu

• Remap main menu functions if need be
  – LOCMENU.PQL is used by heartbase
• Add back any custom icons that might have
  created in the TBBB folder in the previous
  version
• Add back any custom icons that might have
  created in the dv\images folder in the previous
  version

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          Compile Members
• Since database was exported and
  additional procfiles were written out, it is
  necessary to compile any stored
  subroutines. (those :0 files)
• At heartbase, a member is used for
  compilation of compiled subroutines



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 Eliminate Obsolete Commands
• Debug Full monitor
• Sequence Check / Cols
• ACCEPT CHARACTER BELL BOX CURSOR CONNECT
  TEMPLATE CREATE TEMPLATE DELETE TEMPLATE ERASE
  TEMPLATE DISPLAY TEXT EXPORT TEMPLATE ERASE
  SCREEN FIELD INPUT FILL HORIZONTAL MENU KEYPAD ON
  LINE ATTRIBUTE LINE CHARACTER MAPKEY MODIFY
  TEMPLATE MOUSE POP TEMPLATE PUSH TEMPLATE PURGE
  TEMPLATE REFRESH SCREEN RESTORE TEMPLATE SCREEN
  GRAPHICS SCROLL TEMPLATE SENSE MOUSE SOUND
  function STORE TEMPLATE VERTICAL MENU



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          Create Services
• Master
• Interface Programs




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       Check New Database
•   Record counts are the same
•   Compiled members compile
•   Screens are accessible
•   Event management




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           Issues Addressed
•   Tabulate
•   Open/Write to Files
•   Old programs that didn’t work before
•   Display Text
•   Event Management




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       Explore New Features
• Look at the What’s New Section of the SIR
  online documentation
• Implement after running system through all
  testing and production
    What's New provides details of the new features available in SIR/XS.




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                 Roll Out
• Plan to create a semi-automated process
  to update existing 2002 databases to
  SIRxs.
• User beta tests in 2 sites




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