DiType User Guide/Installation

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This section describes the DiType installation procedures for the supported platforms.

Windows

This section describes the procedure to install DiType on a Windows platform. The distribution has been tested on Windows XP. Older versions of the Windows family are not supported.

The DiType installation for Windows is contained in a Windows Installer (.msi) file named ditype-<version>-<release date>-windows.msi.

To install DiType on a Windows platform:

1. Launch the DiType installer.

The Welcome screen of the DiType InstallShield Wizard appears.

DiType Welcome Screen
DiType Welcome Screen

2. Click Next.

The License Agreement screen of the InstallShield Wizard opens.

License Agreement Screen
License Agreement Screen

3. (Optional) Click Print to print out the license agreement.

4. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next.

The Destination Folder screen of the InstallShield Wizard opens.

Destination Folder Screen
Destination Folder Screen

5. (Optional) Click Change and choose a different destination folder.

6. Click Next.

The Setup Type screen of the InstallShield Wizard opens.

Setup Type Screen
Setup Type Screen

7. Select the setup type and click Next.

The Ready to Install screen of the InstallShield Wizard opens.

Ready to Install Screen
Ready to Install Screen

8. Click Install.

The Installing screen of the InstallShield Wizard opens.

Installing Screen
Installing Screen

The DiType License screen opens.

DiType License Screen
DiType License Screen

9. Click Browse to locate your license file and click Activate.

The Installation Complete screen of the InstallShield Wizard opens.

Installation Complete Screen
Installation Complete Screen

10. (Optional) Uncheck the Launch DiType option. Note: When the Launch DiType option is checked, the last step of the installer will be to register and start the DiType service. If you leave this box empty, you are required to start DiType manually or register the service yourself with the help of scripts provided. See Windows for details.

11. Click Finish.


Mac OS X

This section describes the procedure to install DiType on Mac OS X. The DiType Mac OS X distribution can run on a PowerPC or on Intel; however, the application binaries are different.

The installation package is a disk image file named ditype-<version>-<release date>-intel.dmg or ditype-<version>-<release date>-ppc.dmg (choose the image file to match your hardware) containing the following files:

  • ditype-<version>-<release date>-intel.mpkg - The metapackage containing DiType Framework, DiType Assistant and ActiType.
  • uninstall-ditype.sh - The DiType uninstaller.

To install DiType on Mac OS X:

1. Open the installation package.dmg file.

Disk Image file contents
Disk Image file contents

2. Open the DiType installation metapackage.

The Welcome screen of the DiType Installer opens.

Welcome Screen
Welcome Screen

3. Click Continue.

The Software License Agreement screen of the DiType Installer opens.

Software License Agreement Screen
Software License Agreement Screen

4. (Optional) Click Print to print the license agreement, or click Save to save the license agreement.

5. Click Continue.

The Software License Agreement confirmation prompt opens.

Software License Agreement Confirmation Prompt
Software License Agreement Confirmation Prompt

6. Click Agree.

The Select Destination screen opens.

Select Destination Screen
Select Destination Screen

7. (Optional) Click Choose and choose a different destination folder.

8. Click Continue.

The Install Type screen opens.

Install Type Screen
Install Type Screen

9. Click Install.

The Authenticate prompt opens.

Authenticate Prompt
Authenticate Prompt

10. Type in your username and password and click OK.

The DiType License screen opens.

DiType License Screen
DiType License Screen

11. Click Browse to locate your license file and then click Activate.

After DiType is installed, the Finish screen opens.

Finish Screen
Finish Screen

12. Click Restart to restart your computer and complete the installation.


Unix/Linux

This section describes the procedure to install DiType on Unix/Linux platforms.

To install DiType on Unix/Linux platforms:

1. Unpack the installation files with the tar utility (or any other suitable utility).

2. Install DiType using one of the following methods (text that you enter is highlighted in bold ):
$./install.sh
linux-gnu
Ditype installation directory [/opt/RenderX/ditype] : /path/to/ditype-linux
Directory for temporary files [/tmp/ditype] : /path/to/ditype-linux/tmp
License file [license.xml] : /location/of/license.xml
Installation directory: /path/to/ditype-linux
Temporary directory: /path/to/ditype-linux/tmp
License: /location/of/license.xml
Please wait...
Copying license file to
'/path/to/ditype-linux/etc/license.xml'
Done
$
or without interactive input,
$ D=/path/to/ditype-linux
$ T=$D/tmp
$ L=/location/of/license.xml
$./install.sh -d $D -t $T -l $L
Installation directory: /path/to/ditype-linux
Temporary directory: /path/to/ditype-linux/tmp
License: /location/of/license.xml
Please wait...
Copying license file to
'/path/to/ditype-linux/etc/license.xml'
Done
$
3. Start the server by navigating to the target directory and run the following command:
$ bin/ditype-server start


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