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1.3       matthew    14: <p><b>Installation</b></p>
1.8     ! matthew    15: <p><b><u>Please note</u></b> that the syntax
1.3       matthew    16: for XUL (Mozilla's user interface language) has changed recently, and the
                     17: preferences window here will only work for the old syntax - so 0.8.1 builds
1.8     ! matthew    18: will be OK, but 0.9 builds will not work. The forthcoming 0.3 release will work
        !            19: in 0.9. <a href="#prefs">See below for how to set your preferences
        !            20: manually.</a></p>
1.3       matthew    21: 
                     22: <ul>
1.6       matthew    23: <li>Firstly <a href="#" onclick="triggerURL('http://annozilla.mozdev.org/annozilla.xpi');">install the package</a>, now at version 0.2.
                     24: <li>Next you will have to <b>restart your browser</b>.
                     25: <li>If this is the first time you have installed Annozilla, go to this URL:
1.3       matthew    26: <pre>chrome://annozilla/content/addpanel.xul</pre>
                     27: This will add Annozilla to your sidebar panel.
1.4       matthew    28: <li>Finally go to the preferences window (Edit -&gt; Preferences -&gt; Annozilla) and set the server, user name and password. Please note:
                     29: <ul>
                     30: <li>You will need to have an account with an annotation server.
                     31: To try the W3C test server, get an account at <a href="http://annotest.w3.org/access">http://annotest.w3.org/access</a>.
                     32: <li><b>NB</b> when you request the body of an annotation, you will be asked for your user name and password again, this is because the body of the annotation is retrieved by a different mechanism. You can use Password Manager to remember the values here though.
1.5       matthew    33: <li>If you are using the W3C test server, then you can probably find some annotations attached to <a href="http://www.w3.org/2001/Annotea/">the Annotea page</a>.
1.4       matthew    34: </ul>
1.7       matthew    35: <li>You can also configure:
                     36: <ul>
                     37: <li>whether the annotations, when you select them, appear in an area in the sidebar, or in a new browser window
                     38: <li>whether to (a) try to determine the text that the annotation applies to, and (b) insert an icon in the main browser window to indicate the annotation. This is significantly slower.
1.8     ! matthew    39: <li>whether to load annotation bodies in an area of the sidebar, or in a new window
1.7       matthew    40: </ul>
1.3       matthew    41: </ul>
1.8     ! matthew    42: 
        !            43: <hr>
        !            44: <h2><a name="prefs"></a>Setting your preferences manually</h2>
        !            45: <p>If you can't use the preferences window because your Mozilla build is
        !            46: incompatible with your Annozilla build, you can set your preferences manually
        !            47: if you know how to find your <b>prefs.js</b> file. Just edit the file (while
        !            48: Mozilla is shut down) and add the following lines:</p>
        !            49: <pre>
        !            50: user_pref("annozilla.annotationAuthor", "[your full name]");
        !            51: user_pref("annozilla.annotationAutoLoad", false);
        !            52: user_pref("annozilla.annotationInsertIcons", false);
        !            53: user_pref("annozilla.annotationLoadInNewWindow", true);
        !            54: user_pref("annozilla.annotationPassword", "[your password]");
        !            55: user_pref("annozilla.annotationServer", "[annotation server]");
        !            56: user_pref("annozilla.annotationUser", "[your user account]");
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