[macvoiceover] Re: Installing programs

I also included that in my instructions, but thanks for the reiteration. heh.

James A. Dean
On Jul 14, 2011, at 2:00 PM, Ricardo Walker wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I just wanted to add, some times when you open the DMG file the app will just 
> be in there.  In this case, all you need to do is copy the app to your 
> applications folder.
> 
> Ricardo Walker
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> 
> 
> On Jul 14, 2011, at 10:04 AM, Keith Reedy wrote:
> 
>> James,
>> 
>> Great instructions.  I am going to save this message to recycle.
>> Keith Reedy
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>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Jul 14, 2011, at 9:39 AM, James Dean wrote:
>> 
>>> If you have a .dmg file, do not copy the DMG anywhere. Leave it in your 
>>> downloads folder. Just find the DMG file and press command+O. Now, you will 
>>> get a new finder window. Inside this finder window will be the filename.pkg 
>>> file. Press command+O on the .pkg file and follow the on-screen 
>>> instructions. Once the installer says the installation was completed, close 
>>> the installer. Then close the finder window that was brought up when you 
>>> pressed command+O on the DMG file. Go back to your desktop. You will see a 
>>> volume that has the name of the DMG file. Press command+E to eject this 
>>> volume, as you no longer need it since all it usually contains is the .pkg 
>>> file. Now, go to your applications folder. There you will find the 
>>> application you installed by following the instructions in the .PKG 
>>> installer. Run the app as normal. If this is an app you use often, press 
>>> command+shift+T to add it to the Dock for easier access.
>>> 
>>> If you have a .dmg file that just has a .app file in it, all you do is copy 
>>> the .app file from the DMG once you open said DMG to your applications 
>>> folder, then go back to your desktop and eject the DMG volume that was 
>>> created. Then go back to your applications folder and press command+O to 
>>> run the application and add it to the Dock if you wish as described above.
>>> 
>>> It's not as complicated as it sounds in writing once you do this a few 
>>> times.
>>> 
>>> HTH,
>>> 
>>> James A. Dean
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 4:01 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>>> 
>>>> It says it was installed on Macintosh HD.
>>>> Nicole
>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 3:53 PM, James Clark wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> looks in your apps folder or where ever the installer tells you the app 
>>>>> should be installed.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> James
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 3:47 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi Keith,
>>>>>> That was how I thought it was supposed to work.
>>>>>> However, when I go back into my applications folder, it has the file 
>>>>>> name.dmg, when I open that it brings up "Filename.pkg". If I open that, 
>>>>>> it brings up the installer box again. That isn't supposed to happen, is 
>>>>>> it?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Nicole
>>>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Keith Reedy wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hi Nicole,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> If your application has an installer you can run the installer from the 
>>>>>>> downloads directory or put the program on the desktop if you like and 
>>>>>>> run the installer from the desk top and the installer should put the 
>>>>>>> working app in your applications directory.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> HTH.
>>>>>>> Keith Reedy
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>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 1:59 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Hi group,
>>>>>>>> I feel really silly asking this, but I can't figure out how to install 
>>>>>>>> programs correctly.
>>>>>>>> I copied the file from the "Downloads" folder into the "Applications" 
>>>>>>>> folder. Then I ran the installer file. It put an icon on my desktop 
>>>>>>>> but it contains an installer package. What am I missing here?
>>>>>>>> Thanks in advance for the help.
>>>>>>>> Blessings,
>>>>>>>> Nicole>
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