Setting up the software on a windows computer

step 1: install python (, git ( and optionally texteditor sublime text (Thank You - Sublime Text)

step 2: set up the environment, in cmd:

py -m pip install PyQt5 qtpy numpy lxml pyseiral pandas imageio crc==1.3.0 opencv-python-headless opencv-contrib-python-headless pyqtgraph scipy napari lxml[html_clean] pycparser

step 3: download the software

cd Desktop
git clone
cd octopi-research
cd software
cd mkdir cache

step 4: copy the right configuration file from under the software/configurations folder to the software folder and edit it as needed