[Scribus] HELP!! Scribus 1.3 "can't write the PDF file"

Craig Bradney cbradney
Wed Aug 31 20:39:08 CEST 2005

On Wednesday 31 August 2005 20:32, Robert R. Di Giorgio wrote:
> >Message: 6
> >Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 08:30:03 +0200
> >From: ?ukasz Jerna? <deejay1 at nsj.srem.pl>
> >Subject: Re: [Scribus] HELP!! Scribus 1.3 "can't write the PDF file"
> >To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> >Message-ID: <200508310830.18519.deejay1 at nsj.srem.pl>
> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-2"
> >
> >Dnia ?roda, 31 sierpnia 2005 07:14, Robert R. Di Giorgio napisa?:
> >>>I didn't mention: my OS is FC4.
> >>
> >>I'm still stuck on this same problem. If I can't Scribus to write the
> >>PDF file, I'll have no choice but to find a more reliable DP
> >>application, even if I have to go back to Windows stuff. I was really
> >>hoping Scribus and Linux would work for me.
> >>
> >>Can anyone help?
> >
> >Please give a backtrace or something. Maybe try running Scribus with:
> >strace -o debug.txt scribus
> >and search in this file for any hints as of why it doesn't write your
> > file. If you are unfamilliar with it, you can send the trace to me, and
> > I'll see if I can help more.
> >
> >BTW - why do you use Scribus 1.3 for production work? What has the
> >*development* version what 1.2.x doesn't have and that you seriously need?
> I ran: strace -o debug.txt scribus, and when Scribus opened I opened the
> file and attempted to write the PDF file, with the same results. But
> afterward, I could not find the debug.txt file. Is that it's correct name?
> The feature that 1.8 has and I believe 1.2.x doesn't have it text frame
> connecting. That's very useful for my 24-page publication, with several
> articles running from 2 to 8 pages.

1.2.x certainly does have frame linking.

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