How to install openslide python in windows

Benjamin Gilbert bgilbert at
Mon Nov 10 04:57:25 EST 2014

On 11/09/2014 08:56 AM, Kavitha Raghupathy wrote:
> I installed 32-bit openslide and copied all the dll files from bin to
> C:/windows/system32 path. If i try executing openslide-show-properties
> inside bin it works fine , but not outside(gives lib-glib.dll is
> missing).

Oddly enough, on 64-bit systems, c:\windows\system32 is not on the 
32-bit search path.

> So i copied all the dll files and copied inside
> F:\Python342\Scripts\openslide-python-1.0.1\examples\deepzoom  and
> brought up the deepzoom server . If i try connecting to it frm a web
> browser with http://localhost:5000 , i get server error.
> Am i using the server right way? my understanding is i should be able to
> view the list of images in the current directory.

That is true for must 
receive the path to a single slide file as a command-line argument.

--Benjamin Gilbert

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