BrainVoyager QX v2.8
To learn how to use BrainVoyager QX after successful installation, consult the following information sources:
- Get an overview about the major tools available in BrainVoyager QX.
- Walk through the BrainVoyager QX Getting Started Guide (BVQX GSG) to learn how to perform basic tasks with the software. This guide was tested in many international BrainVoyager QX Training Courses. To download the guide, follow the link above. This beginners guide introduces the general operation of the graphical user interface (GUI) and exemplifies the basic capabilities of the software using a sample data set. After going through the Getting Started Guide, you should be able to work with your own data.
- After working through the Getting Started Guide, consult this User's Guide for in-depth descriptions and detailled explanations of all major features of the software. To learn about basic analysis steps, you may want to start with the topic Overview of Basic (f)MRI Data Analysis.
- Consult the BrainVoyager support site providing additional information for specific topics and issues.
- Visit the BrainVoyager Forum to discuss questions, problems and wishes with other users.
If you have learned how to use the basic features of BrainVoyager QX, you can expand your knowledge by consulting the following sources of information:
- Walk through additional Getting Started Guides to learn about more advanced tools including the DTI Getting Started Guide, the Scripting Getting Started Guide, and the EMEG Suite Getting Started Guide. If you are using the BrainVoyager version with integrated TMS neuronaviagtion, you may also want to consult the TMS Neuronavigator Manual. These GSG's are located in the "Getting Started Guides" sub folder in the "BrainVoyager QX" directory and are also available online. More information about these tools can be found in the additional documentation chapter.
- Powerpoint presentations used in the BrainVoyager QX Training Course. These files are located on the BrainVoyager QX CD-ROM in the "/BrainVoyager QX/CourseMaterial/Presentations" folder. You can run the presentations directly from CD or from your hard disk. Check the "Readme.txt" file In the "Presentations" folder for further details.
- Exercises used in the BrainVoyager QX Training Course. The files are located on the BrainVoyager QX CD-ROM in the "/BrainVoyager QX/CourseMaterial/Exercises" folder. The exercises are available in PDF format.
- BrainVoyager QX sample data sets. You will find installed sample data on your hard disk in the "BVQXSampleData" subfolder of your "Documents" directory; on Windows XP/Vista this is the "My Documents" folder, on Mac OS X , Linux and Windows 7, this is the "Documents" folder within your user (home) directory. The sample data can also be found on the CD-ROM in the "/Documents/BVQXSampleData" folder. The "ObjectsDicomGSG" sample data may have been installed already to your hard disk during installation from the CD but you can also download the data from our web site in case you downloaded BrainVoyager QX from the web.
- Learn about scripting and available plugins. You will find installed scripts and plugins on your hard disk in the "BVQXExtensions" subfolder of your "Documents" folder. The Plugins web page contains the latest plugins as well as example code for getting started with your own plugin programming (if you are a developer).
- Follow the development of BrainVoyager QX by reading Rainer's BV Blog.
Another great opportunity to learn about basic and advanced features of the software is to attend one of the BrainVoyager QX Training Courses offered by the Brain Innovation team.
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