[scribus] Ghostscript 8.60+ or newer version of gswin32c.exe for installing Scribus 1.3.7 freeware

a.l.e rimoldi at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 16:22:36 CEST 2010


>> I have downloaded Scribus 1.3.7. I have installed this software. I have
>> tried to take a trial. Before I could do it, a window pops up and
>> states, "Ghostscript is not installed on your computer. Therefore, path
>> to the software could not be found". Where do I get the appropriate
>> ghostscriipt for WinXP.
> On this page:
> http://www.scribus.net/?q=windows
> is a link to the ghostscript installer.
> If Scribus does not then find ghostscript, then go to File > 
> Preferences > External Tools to browse for the location of the correct 
> file as indicated in the README. You'll have to restart Scribus after 
> making the setting.

since most people don't need ghostscript when working with scribus and 
this seems to be one of the biggest problem people have when installing 
scribus, wouldn't it be wiser to show the alert when one tries to use 
one of the actions which need gs, rather than on start up?


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