[OS X TeX] Ghostscript 7.05

Michael Hanson mshanson at wesleyan.edu
Tue Jul 2 22:42:53 CEST 2002

On Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at 05:29  AM, Ross Moore wrote:

> GraphicConverter V4.0 (Carbon v4.1) claims to be able to
> handle .eps graphics. However, to do this it needs to be told
> where to find `Ghostscript'.
> (drag a .eps file to GraphicConverter in the dock,
>  or go to the Preferences for EPSF)
> Unfortunately, specifying a  gs  executable does not work.
> So presumably it needs an Application bundle, or whatever.
> So where does one find such a bundle form of Ghostscript?
> Or, how do you make one from a Unix executable, if that's
> a sensible question?

	I ran into exactly the same issue last week.  Below is my question 
sent to the author of GraphicConverter and his reply:

>>   I am a registered user of GraphicConverter (currently using Carbon
>> v. 4.4), and I am having difficulty opening *.eps files in Mac OS X
>> (10.1.5).  I have GhostScript 6.01 installed in /usr/local/bin (from
>> Gerben Wierda's teTeX i-Installer <http://www.rna.nl/tex.html>) as well
>> as MacGhostViewX (from Tom Kiffe <http://www.kiffe.com/textools.html>),
>> which is an OS X front-end for GS.
> Hello,
> sorry, currently only Ghostscript 5.x is supported.
> Regards
> Thorsten Lemke

Michael S. Hanson                    <http://mshanson.web.wesleyan.edu/>
Department of Economics                            mshanson at wesleyan.edu
Wesleyan University

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