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dbp fail to install

Dec 9, 2011, 13:52
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dbp fail to install
Hello,

I'm trying to install my first plug-in in GIMP and it's not going all to well.
I followed the instructions from the site of dbp and the first error was libgimp-2.0-0.dll was missing next was libgimpbase-2.0-0.dll > libglib.dll > iconv.dll > libintl-1.dll > intl.dll > libgimpcolor-2.0-0.dll

and after every new dll file unzipped and put in the system32 folder I tried to run dbp.exe but every time a new error occured.

Now I got: can't find gimp_enum_get_value in libglib-2.0-0.dll

Installing a plugin shouldn't be this difficult right?

I'm using windows xp 32bit and the latest version of GIMP.

I hope someone can help me because this plug-in saves me hours of work!

THNX en grtz from Merijn
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Dec 12, 2011, 08:28
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RE: dbp fail to install
I get these errors when starting GIMP and I don't see the DBP option in the GIMP menu after it's started.

I will try to get Image magick running also.
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Dec 12, 2011, 12:38
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RE: dbp fail to install
(Dec 12, 2011 08:28)Merijn Wrote:  I get these errors when starting GIMP and I don't see the DBP option in the GIMP menu after it's started.

I will try to get Image magick running also.

Not difficult to install DBP, it is only one file, but it does download as a zip file so you need to unpack it.

I suggest this because of standard winxp 'less-than-wonderfull' tools.

Run Windows Explorer twice to open 2 windows
Find the zip file in one window and your local gimp plugins folder in the other.
Click on the zip file to open it. Might open in the same window or another, depending on how explorer is set up.
Hold your CTRL key down, click on dbp.exe and drag into the plugins folder.

A screenshot here, ended up with lines all over the place but it is the above process + where to find dbp in the Gimp menu.

http://i.imgur.com/ChPD2.jpg

I did a how-to some time back, not the best I have ever done, too long but it covers usage.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLXrm5_JOzQ

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