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Isis

Can't open EPS files?

Post by Isis »

Hello,
I just installed Version 1.68.1 but XnView seems to have problems with EPS Pictures?
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Re: Can't open EPS files?

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Isis wrote:Hello,
I just installed Version 1.68.1 but XnView seems to have problems with EPS Pictures?
Do you have Ghostscript installed on your computer? For reading EPS files, Ghostscript is needed.
Ramjee

Ghost script

Post by Ramjee »

I have the same problem when I try to convert an EPS file. It appears this requires a GhostScript. What is a GhostScript and where could it be downloaded.

Please advise.

Thanks!

Ramjee
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Post by Aokromes »

You can get Ghostscript from: http://www.ghostscript.com/doc/gnu/index.htm
Ramjee

Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

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thanks for the download link. I have succesfully downloaded Ghost and installed it on the server. Now the big question is how to use Ghost along with this component. Is there any code/examples to look at. Please Help!

Thanks!

Ramjee
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Re: Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

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Ramjee wrote:thanks for the download link. I have succesfully downloaded Ghost and installed it on the server. Now the big question is how to use Ghost along with this component. Is there any code/examples to look at. Please Help!
XnView automatically uses Ghostscript if it is installed.
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Re: Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

Post by Hasan Ali »

Hello :)

In my case, Xnview is not doing it. I have installed Ghost Script too, but neighter it shows preview of .eps files nor convert them. I have WinXP and latest versions of Xnview and Ghost Script.

However, on my Office PC, I can see preview and convert them too:) There I have Win98 :) and a bit older versions of Xnview and Ghost Script. Please help me :(


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xnview wrote: XnView automatically uses Ghostscript if it is installed.
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Re: Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

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Hasan Ali wrote:In my case, Xnview is not doing it. I have installed Ghost Script too, but neighter it shows preview of .eps files nor convert them. I have WinXP and latest versions of Xnview and Ghost Script.
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- Which type and version of GhostScript did you install?
- Did you reboot Windows (just to make sure)?
Hasan

Re: Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

Post by Hasan »

Hi :)

Yes, I have re-started my PC many times during this weekend.

On my Office PC, I have Xnview 1.66 and Ghost Script 8.00 and Ghost View 4.6 running on Win-98 and its working fine (I can see .eps files' preview and convert them)

On my Home PC, I have Xnview 1.74 and Ghostscript 8.15, running on WinXP. To be on safe side, I also installed GSView 4.6 but no luck :(

I also tried following two other possible solutions I saw on this MB, i.e., but :(

unchecking option of "Recognize only by extension"
unchecking option of "no thumbnail for file larger than 1024 Kb"

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helmut wrote: - Which type and version of GhostScript did you install?
- Did you reboot Windows (just to make sure)?
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Re: Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

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Hasan wrote:On my Home PC, I have Xnview 1.74 and Ghostscript 8.15, running on WinXP. To be on safe side, I also installed GSView 4.6 but no luck.
Thank you for your detailed info. Do you use AFPL Ghostscript?
Hasan wrote:...
unchecking option of "Recognize only by extension"
unchecking option of "no thumbnail for file larger than 1024 Kb"
As written in FAQ 'How to display vector formats? GhostScript!', you should be able to see the preview when clicking on a PDF right after installation. No need to set other options in XnView.
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Re: Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

Post by Guest »

Hi :)

Thankyou Dear, Problem solved :) I was using GPL Ghost rather than AFPL.

Will you please explain the difference between AFPL & GPL and the problem with xnview ?

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Post by ckit »

I just installed "AFPL Ghostscript v8.50" to play with and have found XnView to run like a dog with large-ish PDF's (2.3Mb) It also appears to give XnView's Shell Extension a headache too :(

Sorry if I'm off-topic.
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Re: Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

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Anonymous wrote:Will you please explain the difference between AFPL & GPL and the problem with xnview ?
The difference between AFPL and GPL versions is only the licence.
But new releases are first released under AFPL license and only later under the GPL license. So the latest GPL version is not as recent as the latest AFPL version.

And probably the GPL version you were using was to old to work with XnView.

Regards,
Lostclown
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Re: Ghostscript/EPS conversion with GFlax

Post by Hasan »

Thank you very much for explaining :)
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Problems with EPS-files

Post by avryabov »

I setup AFPL Ghostscript 8.54, but eps files in Xnview still show only tiff icon.
GSview works well.
What I do wrong?
Maybe, I must use previous version of Ghostscript?
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