How to Install
Ghostscript 7.03 + Ghostview 4.1 + Japanese Kanji fonts
Windows 95 / 98 / ME / 2000 / Windows NT 4.0
Recommended: CPU 100 MHz, minimum 16M Memory (32M in case of NT)
The following packages from the original ghostscript distribution
(If these links are slow you can get them from any mirror archive
other ftp archives close to you.)
You also need this additional Japanese fonts package:
(I'm not sure if you can find this package elsewhere, so be patient
3. Installation Scripts/Guide:
- Put ALL the *.exe and/or *.zip files together in a temporary folder.
- Click on self-extracting
file and follow the instructions. Don't forget to check fonts
to be installed.
It will automatically install ghostscript and the required
- Click on self-extracting gsv41w32.exe
file and follow the instructions. Set the install path for
ghostview to be:
It will automatically install ghostview.
- When you are done, the above mentioned packages are installed
in the following directories:
- Use winzip or other zip utilities to extract
in the C:\gs directory.
Answer YES when it asks to overwrite the existing
(to enable using Kanji fonts). This will
If you answer NO, then you will need to move or copy the file
manually or edit your C:\gs\gs7.03\lib\Fontmap
file and change the line
Fontmap.KNJ in it.
- backup your original Fontmap file and
- add Japanese fonts to your fonts folder and
- add Fontmap.KNJ file to
your lib folder and
- Rewrites your Fontmap file
to be able to use Japanese Kanji fonts.
- Please note that this installation can only display Japanese
Postscript files. It CANNOT display Japanese PDF.
- That is all.
- Please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for problems related to this
Contact the authors of the original packages for
Other Notes on compiling and installing ghostscript:
Go to HTML & CGI Lecture page.
This page was created by B.H. Far.
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