Saturday, November 3, 2012

LaTeX Formula in Inkscape Windows 7

The following steps will guide you to get LaTeX formula working in Inkscape running Windows7 (64 bits). 

Step 1 - Install ghostscript
The ghostscript installer gs905w32.exe downloaded from here.

Step 2 - Install ghostview
The ghostview installer gsv50w32.exe downloaded from here.

Step 3 - Install pstoedit
The pstoedit installer pstoeditsetup_win32.exe  downloaded from here.

Step 4 - Install Inkscape
The Inkscape installer Inkscape-0.48.2-1.exe  downloaded from here.

Step 5 - Define path installation folder
  • Right click on computer -> Properties
  • Click the Advanced system settings
  • Click the Environment Variable
  • Select Path and click Edit
  • Add (DO NOT REPLACE THE EXISTING VALUE) to the end of variable value, the following paths:
             ;C:\Program Files (x86)\pstoedit;C:\Program Files (x86)\gs\gs9.05;C:\Program Files (x86)\Ghostgum\gsview
Step 6 - LaTeX Formula should be available and it works!