PIL Installation on windows98 - from newbie

Tech vze2q3xh at verizon.net
Fri Nov 16 12:41:49 CET 2001

I downloaded the file for my version of python and ran the setup
executable that I downloaded.  Next, I tried to test the installation
by running some of the test scripts that came with PIL.  Each time I
tried I got the following error...

Python 2.1.1 (#20, Jul 20 2001, 01:19:29) [MSC 32 bit (Intel)] on
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
IDLE 0.8 -- press F1 for help
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\py21\Samples\viewer.py", line 7, in ?
    import Image, ImageTk
ImportError: No module named Image

I had hope that all I had to do was run the
"py21-pil-1.1.2-20010910.exe" file and it would do everything and I
could just start using PIL.  However, this does not seem to be the
case.  I look for a Setup.py script in directory created by the
executable, but I found nothing.  Do I have to copy the files to a
different directory?  I'm new to python; I have a C++ Builder 4.0
background.  Am I doing anything wrong?  Does this answer you

Thanks you your reply,
vze2q3xh at verizon.net

On Fri, 16 Nov 2001 09:04:43 GMT, "Fredrik Lundh"
<fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:

>"Tech" wrote:
>> Hello all,  I would love to try to write an imaging app using the PIL,
>> but I can even get it installed.  I try reading all the documentation
>> I could find on the subject, but nothing helped. Would some please
>> help me.
>so, what did you do, and what didn't work.

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