[Image-SIG] Error when trying to open a .ps file
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat May 28 13:23:27 CEST 2005
"Ertl, John" wrote:
> I am trying to open a .ps file and then eventually convert it to a .png but
> I cannot even open it. If I use a postscript viewer I can view the image
> so I think the image is O.K. I am using Python 2.4 on RH ES 3.0 and PIL
> 1.1.5. I have been doing some work with other formats it has been great so
> I think PIL is installed correctly but I have just had no luck with .ps
> Any ideas?
> >>> im = Image.open("test.ps")
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<pyshell#2>", line 1, in -toplevel-
> im = Image.open("test.ps")
> line 1730, in open
> return factory(fp, filename)
> , line 82, in __init__
> n.py", line 277, in _open
> raise IOError, "cannot determine EPS bounding box"
> IOError: cannot determine EPS bounding box
PIL can only open EPS files (a variant of PS designed for embedding),
and it looks like your PS file isn't an EPS.
I suggest running it directly through Ghostscript (in batch mode), and
processing the output instead.
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