[scribus] fails to import .eps file

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 13 17:40:07 CET 2010

On 03/13/2010 11:31 AM, Heather Woollard wrote:
> thanks for helping. I have ghostscript 8.6 installed. How can I make
> sure Scribus can find it? Heather
> On 3/13/2010 11:10 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> On 03/13/2010 10:06 AM, Heather Woollard wrote:
>>> Hi I want to import an eps file to Scribus. whenever I try I just get a
>>> message that says fatal error with no more information about why it
>>> doesnt work! I am using Windows 7 operating system. And Scribus
>>> Can anyone help? Thanks! Heather
>> Hi Heather,
>> two possibilities: you don't ghostscript installed (maybe Scribus
>> can't find it), or there is something wrong with the EPS.

Go to File > Preferences > External Tools and see what the gs executable 
is set to.
Usually you get a warning when you start up that ghostscript is not 
installed, so presumably if you didn't get the warning, Scribus found it Ok.


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