[pmwiki-users] Abc notation
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon Apr 3 13:49:21 CDT 2006
On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 07:29:49PM +0100, Hans wrote:
> Monday, April 3, 2006, 6:29:07 PM, Hans wrote:
> > Do I need ghostscript for the image creation (it's huge!)?
> > And ppmtogif seems to be a Unix executable.
> > Is there a suitable Windows version or alternative?
> I found a Windows32 executable for Ghostscript, and ppmtogif.exe as
> part of Netpbm. I am getting now a gif image output, but it is not
> right, won't display. My image viewer says "wrong header".
> What does ghostscript do?
> abcm2ps delivers the ps file. Can ppmtogif work with that to convert
> into gif?
Ghostscript (as placed in the abcmusic.php file) converts the
.ps into a .ppm, and ppmtogif then converts that into a .gif.
Some versions of Ghostscript can create .gif directly, without
having to go through the .ppm step.
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