Requirements for the installation of GESTICS
GESTICS is installed as an extension in LibreOffice / OpenOffice and allows you to use all the functions that this wonderful program provides. If we have not yet installed this software, no problem, in fact, is that LibreOffice OpenOffice is open source software, licensed under the GNU LGPL, Multilingual (more than 50 languages around the world) that you can download, install and use for free at your own leisure. Libreoffice and Openoffice are complete suite of programs for writing, drawing, presentations, etc.. Although with very few differences, if you have not installed one of these two magnificent suites recommend installing LibreOffice.
If you have already installed LibreOffice or OpenOffice also skipped this part and move on to the next chapter "Installing GESTICS"
Installing LibreOffice on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux
Before proceeding with the installation, you must download the latest version of LibreOffice in your language from the international website:
It is a suite of programs large enough, in fact, the size of the installation package are between 150 and 200 MB, depending on the target platform.
Once downloaded, we will find in the download folder or in another folder you choose when downloading the installation file for Windows will be "LibreOffice_4.3.0_Win_x86.msi" where 4.3.0 is the version of software that can naturally change over time, for Apple Mac OS X will LibreOffice_4.3.0_MacOS_x86.dmg or other symbol in accordance with its operating system and Linux will LibreOffice_4.3.0_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz or other symbol in accordance with its operating system.
If you are using the Windows operating system, the download is complete open the downloaded file (eg. LibreOffice_4.3.0_Win_x86.msi) by double clicking on it and in the window that opens, click on the first Yes and then click Next until you complete installation of the program.
If you are using a Mac, at the end of the download, open the dmg package containing Libreoffice (eg. LibreOffice_4.3.0_MacOS_x86.dmg) LibreOffice.app and drag the application in the Applications folder of OS X to perform the installation of the software.
If you are using Linux, almost certainly the program is already installed and working, otherwise there are thousands of guides on the internet to follow for various types of installation.
Installing OpenOffice on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux
If you prefer to install OpenOffice, the procedure is very similar:
The first step is to connect to the application site ( http://www.openoffice.org/download/ ) and click on the download button first and then on the Download Apache OpenOffice in the page that opens. The weight of the installation package is between 130 and 150 MB, depending on the target platform. Then if you use the Windows operating system, a download is complete open the file you just downloaded (eg. Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_Win_x86_install_it.exe) and in the window that opens, click Yes, and before then Next and Unzip on your desktop to extract the files required for installation of the program. When the operation is completed (it will take a few seconds) will automatically start the setup of OpenOffice then click Next three times, and then click Install and Finish to complete the entire procedure. If you're using a Mac, at the end of the download, open the package dmg containing OpenOffice (eg. Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_MacOS_x86_install_it.dmg) OpenOffice.app and drag the application in the Applications folder of OS X to perform the installation of the software. If you use Linux, you almost certainly already LibreOffice installed and running.
Following the purchase was sent, as an attachment to e-mail the files needed for installation, or you have been sent the link to download the files required for installation (Es. Rugbygallery_it_1.0.oxt) .
If it is an attachment to an email, you must save the file in any folder on your computer, such as your Desktop; but if you have been sent the link to download the file, once downloaded you will find the installation file in the download folder or another folder of your choice at the time of download.
The file has the extension OXT and is recognized automatically by the program LibreOffice or OpenOffice, so just double click the file to start the installation process.
If the double-click does not start the installation process, open LibreOffice or OpenOffice and go to the menu Tools - Extension Manager and click Add
Choose the file you downloaded (Es. Rugbygallery_it_1.0.oxt), accept the license and the installation is complete.
Close and reopen LibreOffice / OpenOffice and you can immediately start to create your own exercises and training schemes and play with a few clicks!
If you have never used GESTICS you can see the " Using Software Guide "that will allow you to use GESTICS immediately and begin to create easily and in no time at all sport exercises, sports drills and training, tutorials, techniques and tactics.