error message using convert

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PaulAThompson
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error message using convert

Post by PaulAThompson » 2018-02-22T21:48:33-07:00

I get the following error message:

convert.exe: unable to access configure file 'configure.xml' blah blah blah

I am running IM using a minGW shell

convert -list configure

generates the error

convert xxx.jpg yyy.jpg

runs clean

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Re: error message using convert

Post by fmw42 » 2018-02-22T22:05:00-07:00

You probably should specify what version of ImageMagick and what version of Windows and also version of MINGW. Were there any error messages when installing MINGW or ImageMagick. Did you install ImageMagick from binary or source?

I note that ImageMagick-i686-pc-mingw32.tar.gz appears to be for 32-bit system? Was your Windows 32-bit or 64-bit?

These are just some simple things to check. Sorry I am not a Windows user, so know little about the specifics on Windows.

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Re: error message using convert

Post by PaulAThompson » 2018-02-24T16:16:01-07:00

Fred:

Thanks for your comment and suggestion. The error was caused by a setup malfunction in the install program. I made the error go away by copying the confingure.xml file from one place to a proper location. What a PITA.

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Re: error message using convert

Post by fmw42 » 2018-02-24T16:28:17-07:00

Glad to hear that you found the solution.

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