On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:17:50PM +0200, Ulf-D. Ehlert wrote: > 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?
PDF pages are no longer just for print but a mean to read with computer / tablet / ebook reader. I myself use a kindle to read GIMP books in PDF in the spare time. I would not underestimate the importance of the pdf format for a manual. > > 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? Yes I know of may Mac users of GIMP that use updated tar packages of the manual that I feed them sporadically... > > > 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? ;) That you have to be on line... > > 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 -- Marco Ciampa +--------------------+ | Linux User #78271 | | FSFE fellow #364 | +--------------------+ _______________________________________________ gimp-docs-list mailing list email@example.com https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-docs-list