[Scribus] Backup and emergency files

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Mon Nov 20 01:51:18 CET 2006

ols6000 at sbcglobal.net wrote:
> Scribus, Window XP
> Since Scribus is crashing frequently, I am saving frequently, and 
> also I have autosave turned on. After a crash, I have the files
> FILE                      LAST MODIFIED
> MyDoc.sla                 t
> MyDoc.sla.bak             t
> MyDoc.sla.emergency       t+12 sec
> If I try to open either .bak or .emergency, I get a message "Fatal 
> error/<file> is not in an acceptable format". How can I recover my lost work?
I think it wants the name of the file to end in '.sla', so rename 
'MyDoc.sla.emergency' to 'MyDoc2.sla'.


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