RattleCAD User Manual/Ressources

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Tcl/Tk[edit]

rattleCAD is written based on TclTk.

rattleCAD recommends to use the Tcl/Tk installation-Package from ActiveState.
current Recomendation: 8.5.15.0

Ghostscript[edit]

rattleCAD uses Ghostscript to create postscript- and pdf-files.
You can download Ghostscript here: Ghostscript download
Currently rattleCAD uses the 32-bit Version of Ghostscript.

To use Ghostscript from any other location on your computer or if rattleCAD
cannot find Ghostscript itself, there is an option to configure ghostscript for rattleCAD manually.

.rattleCAD_<yourPCName>.init

   <exec>
        ...        
        <exec name="gs">C:/Program Files (x86)/gs/gs9.14/bin/gswin32c.exe</exec>
        ...
    </exec>

GhostView[edit]

rattleCAD uses GhostView to view postscript-files.
You can download Ghostscript here: GhostView download