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Re: question and thanks

From: Tanneke den Blaauwen
Subject: Re: question and thanks
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 18:56:48 +0100

Hi Jan and Han-Wen,

I remove ghostscript from my computer, and lilypond now works!

Thanks for the help,


At 09:44 25-3-02 +0100, you wrote:
>Tanneke den Blaauwen <address@hidden> writes:
>Hi Tanneke,
>It seems that your error:
>> Unknown in Setup section at line 275:
>>   %%BeginPaperSize: a4
>> Unknown in Setup section at line 277:
>>   %%EndPaperSize
>> Loaded Ghostscript DLL C:\gs\gs6.53\bin\gsdll32.dll
>> GNU Ghostscript 6.53 (2002-02-13)
>> Copyright (C) 2002 artofcode LLC, Benicia, CA. All rights reserved.
>> This software comes with NO WARRANTY: see the file COPYING for details.
>> Unrecoverable error: invalidaccess in .setdevice
>> Operand stack:
>>     --nostringval--  --nostringval--  --nostringval--  --nostringval--
>> --nostringval--  --nostringval--  --nostringval--  --nostringval--
>> Failed to open device or install ViewerPreProcess hook: returns -7
>(good thing you included it verbatim), is caused by a mismatch between
>ghostview (the GUI) and ghostscript (the actual Postscript
>There are two workarounds listed here:
>You could also try to uninstall the ghostview/ghostscript you
>downloaded separately, and instead rerun LilyPond's setup.exe
>and select packages 'gs' and 'gzview'.  These should have been
>selected automatically, if not, that's a bug of setup.exe.
>> I do not know whether I write to an exsisting person or an answering
>> computer, but anyway, I would like to thank the inventors of Lilypond for
>> their kindness to share this program with everybody who likes to
>> write music.
>Thanks!  Oh, and you're writing to a mixture of both; this is a
>mailing list for lilypond users.  A lot of people can read this mail;
>I'm one of the developers.  You chose the correct email address to ask
>for help.
>> Thanks a lot in advance.
>> (you can also write back in dutch)
>I'd like to keep this on this mailing list (and thus in English if
>that's ok), until your problem has been resolved; it may help others.
>Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
>       |

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