Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of HowToDownload


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02/17/06 09:28:32 (11 years ago)
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    14 You will be presented with a list of the [wiki:DataTransferMethods data transfer methods] available from the DataProvider.  Some transfer methods will require additional information, such as the [wiki:Method/Staging STAGING] class of methods, which require time to complete, and will then notify you when the files are ready. 
     14You will be presented with a list of the [wiki:DataTransferMethod data transfer methods] available from the Data Provider.  Some transfer methods will require additional information, such as the 'STAGING' class of methods, which require time to complete, and will then notify you when the files are ready. 
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    1616You can then press the button 'Request Data' 
     
    2020You will be taken to a page with the status of the data request. 
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    22 If you have requested [wiki:Method/Url URL] type methods, there should be links to download the data products, which you can either control-click to download to disk, or right-click, if you have a multi-button mouse.  (or whatever you typically do to download files that are linked to, in the browser you are currently using) 
     22If you have requested 'URL' type methods, there should be links to download the data products, which you can either control-click to download to disk, or right-click, if you have a multi-button mouse.  (or whatever you typically do to download files that are linked to, in the browser you are currently using) 
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    2424For those items that will take some time to complete, the data provider will return a message to indicate the time frame in which you should expect a response.  The data provider will contact you via e-mail with the tasks to obtain the data you have requsted.  (Note -- the time frames given are typically worst case scenarios, so don't be alarmed if it says two days, or something similar -- some data providers store their data near-line, and they may have to retrieve a tape from their archives, or other tasks that require human intervention.) 
     
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    2828Occassionally, there will be an error message presented.  The message should explain what the nature of the problem is.  If you feel that it wasn't, please contact [wiki:People/JoeHourcle Joe Hourclé] with the [wiki:GuiHelp/CartID Cart ID] (on the top of the screen), so that he can look into the problem. 
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     33[wiki:VsoFAQ Back to the VSO FAQ]