chappa-ai at q.com
Sat Aug 13 13:43:18 UTC 2011
I agree. My browser doesn't warn me each time I start it up that I don't have a particular plugin installed. It only becomes an issue if I navigate to a web page requiring the plugin. Similarly, Scribus should shut up about Ghostscript until it's actually needed for a task.
On Aug 13, 2011, at 7:43 AM, a.l.e wrote:
> i second the motion that the ghostscript warning should only be shown when somebody actually uses a function which actually needs it!
> most people simply won't ever need it, but before even being able to see what scribus looks like, are bothered with that missing thing.
> and to vincent: you can probably safely ignore that warning.
> have a nice day and don't hesitate to ask in here if you have further problems!
>> I second the motion that Scribus/Ghostscript installation should be
>> much simpler and intuitive to a broader group of users than operating
>> system gurus. An installer app with options would make it much
>> easier for the people unfamiliar with Scribus (the number of which
>> keeps inceasing) to get it working on their machines. I'm a
>> programmer, and it took me two days to get it working on my
>> On Aug 13, 2011, at 1:54 PM, Vince Morrison wrote:
>>> Dear Sir/madam, I am a new comer to Scribus, previously using
>>> Microsoft Publisher 2007. I am a senior and a member of a writing
>>> group here in NSW, Australia. Our group provides a monthly booklet
>>> to our members also we hope to make small books, poetry, short
>>> stories, on our duplex brother laser and canon pixma printer. I
>>> downloaded Scribus !.3.314.32 and the Ghostscript PDI 8.71. 32.
>>> Scribus successfully downloaded but tells me I need ghostscript to
>>> complete the download. The ghostscript is in a folder on my
>>> computer but I cannot seem to bring them together. Any help would
>>> be much appreciated. None of us old seniors are very computer
>>> literate, I had hoped your program would be better than the Micro
>>> publisher I already have. Regards Vincent Morrison
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