How To Download Programs

To transfer programs from this web site to your calculator, your computer needs a TI-Graph Link cable and either the TI Connect or the TI-Graph Link software. If you do not have these installed, look first at the instructions on how to prepare your computer.

 

Downloading programs from the web to your computer

Using Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape:

Left click on the program or program group you want,

Select the option to Save the program or group,

Select or create a directory for the file. (TI-Graph Link may not recognize long directory paths, including those in "My Documents." It is better to use a simple directory path under "My Computer," such as "C:/MathMach".

 

Downloading programs from your computer to your calculator

Using TI-Graph Link:

Be sure the TI-Graph Link cable is connect to the computer and to the calculator and be sure the calculator is on.

It is not necessary to load the calculator program into TI-Graph Link unless you want to view or edit the program. Instead, you can select Link/Send to/RAM from the TI-Graph Link menu and send the desired program or program group directly to the calculator.

Many of the programs here are in groups. If you try to load a group into TI-Graph Link, it will give you the opportunity to ungroup and save the programs on your computer as individual files. After they are ungrouped, you can view or edit the individual files, and each one can be transmitted to the calculator by using the "Send to RAM" button in the top right of the program window.

Using TI-Connect

Be sure the TI-Graph Link cable is connect to the computer and to the calculator and be sure the calculator is on.

Start TI-Connect and select "TI-Group Explorer" from the main menu.

Select the file or files you want to transmit to the calculator.

Transmit the files using either the Action/Send to Device menu choice or the "Send to Device" icon.