[Scribus] Invalid Character Error Message

Andreas Vox vox
Wed Oct 19 19:09:58 CEST 2005

Carol wrote:

> I have been getting a strange error message when I have the Scribus
> Document I am working on open:
> QDom: saving invalid character , the document will not be 
> well-formed
> Pages and pages of this message fill my Terminal window. I seem to
> be able to generate a PDF and print it on my laser printer
> just fine. Preflight check doesn't complain about it.
> Does anyone know what this might be and how I can track
> down this rogue character? Should I even worry about it?

AFAIK this is Scribus'  fault because it saves a special char 
(paragraph break) which is not supposed to appear unescaped in any XML 
file. I don't think you have to worry about it, though.

> The final version will be printed at a copy-shop.

The above message relates to the Scribus *.sla file, not the PDF.

> I am on Mac OS 10.4.2, Scribus 1.3.1 (via Fink unstable).

Is that using Qt/Mac or Qt/X11? Did you try Scribus/Aqua 1.3.2?


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