On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 02:41:02PM -0400, john Culleton wrote: > Elaborate things break more often then simple things. All I want is a > Gimp Manual in pdf form for version 2.8. I can print this out, put it > in a ring binder and use it as needed.
Making pdf always was problematic for some languages, the html manual is IMO a better choice. BTW, do you really want to print some hundred pages? > What I got instead was a package with the guts of the manual in xml. A "package" means you didn't pull the current version from the git repository? > I tried autogen, then > ./configure, and then make. You must try make pdf-en # "en" for the English version since pdf is not built by default. (And making pdf does not require the quickreference.) > Consistently I get these error messages: > > Making all in quickreference > make: Entering directory > `/home/safe/Documents/gimp-help-2.8.0/quickreference' make: *** No > rule to make target `svg/gimp-keys-ca.svg', needed by `svg'. Stop. > make: Leaving directory > `/home/safe/Documents/gimp-help-2.8.0/quickreference' make: *** > [all-recursive] Error 1 If I remember correctly, this was a bug which has been fixed in the current version from the git repo. > I have a project under way and I need to look some things in > the manual. What's wrong with the online manual? ;) Ulf -- Ob selbst das schönste Buch den Wald aufwiegt, der dafür stirbt? -- Karlheinz Deschner _______________________________________________ gimp-docs-list mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-docs-list