There is a Quick Start guide on the website for beginner users. This may be better to look at first since it contains the basics on how to start using MeV. The full manual can be referenced for more detailed information.
Please look for answers or ask a question in the forums, at http://www.tm4.org/forum/
Windows and Linux: Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.6 or later
Mac OSX: Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5 or later
Java3D v1.3 or later required for PCA, TRN, DAM and COA functions
Users are strongly discouragedto install MeV under a directory which has space in the location name. E.g. of such directories on a Windows machine would be ‘C:\Documents and Settings’, ‘C:\Program Files’ etc. Some modules will not work if MeV is installed in any such directory.
Users of this program should cite:
Saeed AI, Sharov V, White J, Li J, Liang W, Bhagabati N, Braisted J, Klapa M, Currier T, Thiagarajan M, Sturn A, Snuffin M, Rezantsev A, Popov D, Ryltsov A, Kostukovich E, Borisovsky I, Liu Z, Vinsavich A, Trush V, Quackenbush J. TM4: a free, open-source system for microarray data management and analysis. Biotechniques. 2003 Feb;34(2):374-8. http://www.tigr.org/software/tm4/menu/TM4_Biotechniques_2003.pdf
The majority of our MeV development and testing was performed on Windows operating systems. Although MeV will run under other operating systems, there may be some incompatibilities or bugs revealed in this manner.
MacOSX users can simulate the ‘right-click’ by using
A link to the online copy of this manual can be found in Help-->MeV Manual in the main MultipleExperiment Viewer toolbar. For more help beyond the scope of this manual, or to submit a bug report, see the MeV website, at http://mev.tm4.org Table of Contents|Next: TM4 Software Overview