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After installing and opening Bubble Chart Pro™®, the Registration/Demonstration form (Figure 1) is displayed.

Figure 1

This form allows you to do one of the following:

Registering Bubble Chart Pro™® Using the Internet

To register Bubble Chart Pro™, you must first purchase a license from Data Machines Inc. The license includes a valid registration number and name to install the Bubble Chart Pro™ application on one machine.

To register Bubble Chart Pro™, click [Use] on the Registration/Demonstration form. The license agreement form will appear. Please read this agreement and click [Accept] if you agree to the terms of the agreement or click [Decline] to quit.

After clicking [Acceptt], the Registration form is displayed (Figure 2).

Figure 2:

To register your application you must enter your name and registration number EXACTLY as provided. Your company name is optional. When you complete the form, the application will determine if the name and registration number has been entered correctly. If they have not been entered correctly, you will get an Alert (Figure 3) prompting you to check and correct your form entries:

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If the data has been entered correctly, you will see the following form (Figure 4) as your registration will be checked in our Databases. Only registration information, date, and a registration signature code will be checked on our servers. NO OTHER INFORMATION IS SENT. The registration signature code is a unique indentifier for your registration and is required to prevent the application from being installed on more than one machine.

Figure 4:

If the registration information is complete and correct, the Checking Registration form will disappear and the application will launch.

If the information is not complete, the Bubble Chart Pro™ Not Properly Registered form (Figure 5) will be displayed.

Figure 5:

Clicking [OK] will return you to the Registration/Demonstration form.

Registering Bubble Chart Pro™® Using E-Mail

To register Bubble Chart Pro™, you must first purchase a license from Data Machines Inc. The license includes a valid registration number and name to install the Bubble Chart Pro™ application on one machine.

To register Bubble Chart Pro™, click [Use E-mail] on the Registration/Demonstration form. The license agreement form will appear. Please read this agreement and click [Accept] if you agree to the terms of the agreement or click [Decline] to quit.

After clicking [Acceptt], the Send E-mail Registration Information form is displayed (Figure 6).

Figure 6:

To register your application you must enter your name and company name. (Your company name is optional.) When you complete the form, click [Send E-mail] to open an addressed e-mail in your default e-mail client (Example Figure 7). The e-mail contains your name, your company name, and a registration code that we'll use to create your personal registration code. Send this e-mail to have your e-mail registration code sent to you within 24 hours.

Figure 7:

If your e-mail client is a web browser or it does not open with a pre-filled e-mail, please follow the instructions that appear in the form that is displayed after you click [Send E-mail] (Figure 8) :

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After you receive your registration code in a return e-mail, click the "Register By E-mail..." menu item in the "File" menu. This will open the "Enter E-Mail Registration Information" form (Figure 9).

Figure 9:

To register your application you must enter your name and registration number EXACTLY as provided. Your company name is optional. When you complete the form, the application will determine if the name and registration number has been entered correctly. If they have not been entered correctly, you will get an Alert (Figure 10) prompting you to check and correct your form entries:

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Otherwise, the "About Bubble Chart Pro™" splash screen will be displayed briefly with your registration information.

Demonstration Mode

The demonstration mode is designed to allow you to evaluate Bubble Chart Pro™, but has the following features disabled:

  • Charts are displayed, printed, and exported with a "Demonstration Version" watermark across the chart area.
  • No more than 10 Projects can be added to a single Portfolio.