wiki:InstallMacosxSimple

Simple installation instructions for Mac OSX (Intel)

Installing wikidPad is quite easy. You have to install two packages and one application. That's it. The installation has been tested under OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), but should also work under OS X 10.5 (Leopard).

The packages are python (a scripting language) and wxPython (a ui library for python). The application is wikidPad itself.

Download:

  1. download python version 2.6.x from http://www.python.org (direct link to version 2.6.3: http://python.org/ftp/python/2.6.3/python-2.6.3-macosx.dmg)
  2. download wxPython for python 2.6 unicode version from http://www.wxpython.org (direct link to version 2.8.10.1: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/wxpython/wxPython2.8-osx-unicode-2.8.10.1-universal-py2.6.dmg)
  3. download wikidPad for OS X (direct link to version 2.0beta09_1: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/wikidpad/WikidPad-2.0beta09_1.dmg)

Install:

  1. open python dmg and install the package
  2. open wxPython dmg and install the package
  3. open wikidPad dmg and copy wikidPad to the application folder

Start:

  1. go to the application folder and double click wikidPad
  2. besides reading the manual, that was all

Troubleshooting:

  1. Font too small? No problem. Position you cursor inside the editor window of wikidPad and press the zoom button located at the toolbar
  2. Detailed instructions and background informations can be found here
Last modified 8 years ago Last modified on Oct 26, 2009 9:14:57 AM