[scribus] Mac Render Frame Problem

john Culleton John at wexfordpress.com
Fri Jun 21 10:39:08 UTC 2013

On Thu, 20 Jun 2013 18:49:36 -0600
Alvin Revzin <the-editor at mindspring.com> wrote:

> Unlike previous versions, Scribus 1.4.2 works well on my Mac Mini
> with OSX-10.8.4 but if and only if Ghostscript and Scribus are in the
> Applications folder. There is one major problem, though. If I try to
> insert a render frame into a document, I get an error message that
> says "The application "pdflatex --nonstopmode" failed to start.
> Please check the path:" and then nothing further.
> This message makes no sense as there is no way to check the -
> unspecified - path. Also, IIRC, many years ago there was a "pdflatex"
> in the usual MacTeX distribution but it is nothing like it is in my
> current (2012) distribution (also in the Applications folder).
> Is this soluble or is it JAMI (Just Another Mac Incompatibility?
> Cheers,
> Alvin Revzin Ph.D.
> Former Neuroscience Person

Pdflatex is an older component of the TeX distribution. You can
download the full ditribution in the form of a dvd. Google on texlive.

John Culleton
Wexford Press
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