OpenBuildings Speedikon Readme

To Install OpenBuildings Speedikon

Note: To discontinue installing the product at any time, click Cancel.
  1. In an Explorer window, double-click the OpenBuildings Speedikon setup executable.
    The OpenBuildings Speedikon Installation Wizard opens.
  2. Turn on the check box for accepting the End User License Agreement.
  3. (Optional) To do Companion Installations (Companion Product) along with OpenBuildings Speedikon, do the following:
    1. Turn on the check box for the desired Companion Installation.
    2. (Optional) Click Configure for the selected Companion Installation.

      The Installer Wizard displays the configuration settings for the selected Companion Installation.

    3. (Optional) Make the desired configuration settings and return to the Installer Wizard main page.
  4. (Optional) To make changes to the default OpenBuildings Speedikon Configuration:
    1. Click the Configure button next to OpenBuildings Speedikon CONNECT Edition.
      The Application Install Location page opens.
    2. To change the path where OpenBuildings Speedikon is installed, click the Browse button next to the Application Path field.

      In the Browse For Folder dialog that opens, browse to the drive and folder where you want to install OpenBuildings Speedikon, then click OK.

    3. Click Next.
      The Configuration page opens.
    4. To change the path of Delivered Configuration, click the Browse button next to the Delivered Configuration field.

      In the Browse For Folder dialog that opens, browse to the drive and folder where you want to deliver the default Configuration, then click OK. The location of Delivered Configuration should be from the local machine.

    5. To set up Custom Configuration, select the Custom Configuration (plus Delivered Configuration) radio button. Then click the Browse button next to the Custom Configuration field.

      In the Browse For Folder dialog that opens, browse to the drive and folder where your Custom Configuration is located, then click OK. You can select a network location for Custom Configuration.

      Note: For information on Custom Configuration, refer to the topic "Configuration Locations".
    6. Click Next.
      The Features page opens.
    7. In the Feature list, turn on or off the features, as desired.
    8. Click Done.
  5. To read the End-User Licensing Agreement (EULA), click the License Agreement link.

    The End-User Licensing Agreement opens in a web browser.

  6. After reading the license agreement, turn on the I accept the End User License Agreement check box if you understand and agree to the License Agreement Terms and Conditions.

    Note that agreeing to the license agreement is required in order to install the product. Turning on the check box displays the Configure and Install buttons at the bottom of the wizard.

  7. Click Install.
  8. Click Finish.

    A program group is created for this product.

  9. At the first start of OpenBuildings Speedikon after the installation a dialog box is presented that needs to be confirmed with OK. This can be done by the user. The dialog box appears immediately after clicking the OpenBuildings Speedikon product icon.

    This process copies the dataset into the product´s std folder and creates the folder Speedikon in the delivered configuration directory.

    You can bypass the message at the first start via script. More info can be found here.

  • When opening a Speedikon file for the first time, the following message appears:
  • Please follow the instructions and enable the Execute Startup Script option under Preferences.
The change of the Execute start script option setting is saved in the Personal.upf file in the prefs folder. The prefs folder is usually located at:


Note: If you uninstall this product through Add/Remove Programs, any files that you created subsequent to the installation of the product will not be deleted. It is recommended that you use Windows Explorer to locate and delete these files, if you so desire.