Talk:MacOSX version of Scribus

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Two questions:

- Why isn't Ghostscript mentioned here?
- If it can be mentioned, can we post or at least link to installation instructions?

My rationale for including it here: it was a pain to located a compiled ghostscript download, and then configuring scribus to find it took a few extra steps. If we want to make Scribus as accessible as possible, lets put this all here! I'll wait a week or so before just posting the info. Here's what I wanted to add:

  1. . Ghostscript is a required component for Scribus. If it comes up in an error message when the program starts, it should be mentioned ahead of time!
  2. . Link to here for .dmg installer of Ghostscript:
  3. . Instructions for setting preferences to find Ghostscript: Open scribus and go to menu Scribus->preferences. In prefs, scroll down to 'External Tools' and click it. In the box 'Postscript Interpreter', field 'Name of Executable', type /usr/local/bin/gs

Solution courtesy of vincent_1234567 from the Scribus Mailing list! Thanks man!

Thanks, Jwlyon1 02:48, 19 January 2009 (CET)

Homebrew and Scribus 1.5 on OSX 10.8 and 10.9 -- Kunda (talk) 01:22, 14 November 2013 (CET)

Is there a way to compile from source (32but and 64bit options)?

Added Link to Full Installation Instructions

I've added a link to the full installation instructions (including GhostScript).

--Garryp (talk) 13:36, 12 April 2015 (CEST)