[scribus] scribus on Win7 68bit

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Mon Aug 27 13:53:29 UTC 2012

On 26/08/2012 23:14, isabel brison wrote:

>> from the theoretical point of view, installing them in the same
>> directory is a bad idea, could mess things up and should not really
>> help...
>> really, you just have to make sure that scribus calls the correct .exe
>> file (or the binary file on mac) by fixing the path in the scribus
>> preferences.
> The trouble is, when I tried to do things properly (i.e. putting Gs64bit in
> the 64bit folder and Scribus in the 32bit folder, and setting the path to
> Gs in Scribus preferences), this error message kept popping up saying
> something about Gs not being in its proper place (I'm afraid I don't
> remember the exact message, it was months ago. Probably should have
> reported it at the time...).
>   When I tried putting them both in the same folder, it worked fine. It's
> probably a messy solution, but it did work. Anyway, I'm interested to hear
> if anyone has actually got the thing to work as it should with the programs
> in different folders,

It worked for me.

> and would like to know how they did it. Always best
> to have everything neat and tidy :-)

I think I just used the Change button to select the path to

     C:\Program Files\gs\gs9.04\bin\gswin64c.exe

I'm not sure what the difference is between gswin64c.exe and gswin64.exe 
but gswin64c.exe seems to be the one that should be used.

Cheers, J/.
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