Questions and answers

The most commonly asked question: Will this program run on my computer?
Yes, with Windows on your PC, Linux or Mac OS X and Java, see FAQ - Computer.



Where is Tactical Sailing program stored? In a download location!

Google Chrome browser does not show download folder by default. Therfore check mark "Prefereces - Advanced Settings" to show downnload files ... or ... TS_install.dmg in download location. When download is finished, click to un-zip and start installation with TS _Setup.exe or

Preferences - Advanced Settings - Download location
Show Download in Finder

Safety check

Google Chrome displays security questions in hidden places, some at the top of the window, some on the bottom. Look out for these questions about "Tactical_Sailing_en.jnlp" or "Java Web Start Launcher" and answer in a positive manner: e.g. “allow execution” or “store it,” “do not block,” etc.  Chrome is very accurate:

"Run this time" or click:
"Always run on this site" for

See more on Google Chrome here.

Example: Google Chrome (to be translated)
to be translated: Security settings block application "TacSailGotoTS" to run.

Security setting block application "TacSailGoToTS" to run.

Your "Default Browser" may not be prepared for Java, see Standard settings, options and Add-ins

Each browser offers options for "plug-ins, add-ins, add-ons". Use basic settings so that:

Java, Java-Script, Java-Helper, ..., are activated and 
.JNLP or .jnlp-files are allowed to be executed.

You can find information about the basic settings in browsers and how to activate your Java plug-in in a pdf-document from the Tactical Sailing Team; send us an e-mail at: .

Mac-Users: Tips for setting up.

Google Chrome blocks Java, see notes here.

Chrome does not support Java 7 on the Mac or Linux platforms. A 64-bit browser (Safari or Firefox, for example) is required to run Java 7 on Mac OS X. 32-bit browsers such as Chrome do not support Java 7 on the Mac platform. Firefox is the recommended browser for Java on Linux.
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