Complete Anthology Self Install

Complete Software Installation Instructions 

Installing CorelDRAW and Windows 

1. Please make sure that your CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is installed and up to date. 
This is a good time to check and make sure all windows updates are downloaded and installed on the computer. 

Installing Smart Designer Pro & Rhinestone Designer 2019 

1. Plug in the Anthology Drive to computer. 
2. Open the File Explorer and view the files of the Anthology Drive 
3. Find the folder on the Anthology drive called DAS Software Installers and open it. 
4. Once you can see the different folders for software, open the Smart Designer Pro-Rhinestone Designer 2019 folder. 
5. If you do not have the file downloaded, Please  download the file. 
6. Please double click this file and install it. Once you are done reboot the computer. 

OR 

Installing Smart Designer Pro & Rhinestone Designer 2018

1. Plug in the Anthology Drive to computer.
2. Open the File Explorer and view the files of the Anthology Drive
3. Find the folder on the Anthology drive called DAS Software Installers and open it.
4. Once you can see the different folders for software, open the Smart Designer Pro-Rhinestone Designer 2018 folder.
5. Double click the rdpro_content EXE file to run it. This will install the content for Rhinestone Designer and reboot the computer.

6. Double click the sdpro_content EXE file to run it. This will install the content for Smart Designer Pro and reboot the computer..

7. Double click the sdpro2018 EXE file to run it. This will install the program files for Smart Designer Pro and reboot the computer.

8. Double click on the rdpro2018 EXE file to run it. This will install the program files for Rhinestone Designer and reboot the computer.



Installing Stone Cut or Stone Cut Pro 

1. Go to the Stone Cut 3 or Stone Cut Pro 3 or Stone Cut Plus 3 Folder and run the stonecut3 or stonecutpro3 or stonecutplus3 file and install the software to the computer. When done, reboot the computer. 

Reset Corel Workspace 

1. Hold down the F8 key on the keyboard. 
2. With the F8 key depressed, launch CorelDRAW 
3. The following message will appear: 
Are you sure you want to overwrite the workspace with the factory defaults? 
4. Click Yes and release the F8 key. 

Once you workspace is reset, you will want to do the activations of your Software. 

Activating Smart Designer Pro / Rhinestone Designer 

1. Open CorelDRAW 
2. Open Smart Designer Pro's docker Command Center 
-You can click the Smart Designer Pro icon in the toolbar to open it 
3. In the Command Center, find and open the Activation tab. (same in Rhinestone Designer) 
4. Click the "Click to Activate" 
5. Copy and paste your serial number, to the activation window in the middle of the 
workarea. 
6. Click Apply and follow the final instructions. 
7. Close CorelDRAW and restore the artwork from your Anthology drive. There are instructions on the drive in a PDF named: Transferring Content to a New Computer or follow the instructions below. 


Backup and Restore 

To complete a Backup and Restore use the instructions below or/and the video/pdf on this webpage: 
https://spaces.hightail.com/space/2lHFl2cahE

Backup content from the previous installation 
1)Open CorelDRAW 
2)Open Smart Designer Pro's docker Command Center 
3)In the Command Center, find and open Manage Files and Fonts 
4)Click Backup and Restore 
5)Up top click Backup/Restore 
6)Select Restore 
7)Make sure everything you want installed is checked or highlighted 
8)If the Location is not already showing your Anthology drive, hit the ellipsis and choose the backup folder. 
-eg. E:\Anthology\SDPro Content Backup 
9)Click the Start Restore green arrow