[scribus] to whomever can help

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 18 04:29:13 CET 2010

On 02/17/2010 06:54 PM, John Culleton wrote:
> On Wednesday 17 February 2010 18:28:42 Craig Bradney wrote:
>> On 2/18/10 12:30 AM, a.l.e wrote:
>>> hi john,
>>>> Sequence is important. Ghostscript needs to be installed first. I
>>>> would try reinstalling Scribus and see if that helps.
>>> are you sure about it?
>> This is false.. all you have to do is set the ghostscript location in
>> preferences after ghostscript is installed.
>> Craig
> All I know is what I read in the manual on page 8, section 1.2 "Scribus on Mac
> OS X". The steps described there are:
> 1. Download Ghostscript 8.5 or higher from Source Forge and install.
> 2. Move folder "Ghostscript.Framework" to /LIbrary/Frameworks.
> 3. Scribus should detect Ghostscript automatically.
> The _following_ paragraph describes installing Scribus on Mac OS  X.
> The question about step three is, does that detection occur at Scribus install
> time or at run time?  In either case installing Ghostscript first and moving it
> wouldn't hurt.

Ghostscript is located at run time. Scribus looks at a standard location 
for ghostscript when it starts up. For Windows this would be something 
like Program Files\gs\...

I have installed ghostscript after Scribus and it automatically finds 
it. The best thing is to know where your ghostscript is so you can tell 
Scribus how to find it.


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