[Scribus] Transferring Scribus files to another machine

Owen rcook
Mon Apr 23 08:17:07 CEST 2007

On Sun, 22 Apr 2007 15:56:07 -0700
ols6000 at sbcglobal.net wrote:

> On a Windows XP machine, I have a Scribus file MyDoc.sla. This 
> document has many pictures, which are in two separate folders, 
> MyPict1 and MyPict2.
> I have made a copy of MyDoc.sla on a Linux (FC6) machine. When I open 
> it with Scribus, the pictures are all red X's, since I 
> haven't moved copies of all the photos.
> 1) From within Scribus, there doesn't seem to be any way to find out 
> the name or path of the missing photos. Right-clicking on the picture 
> frame and selecting Info just gives "no image loaded". Is there any 
> way to get the path using Scribus?
> 2) I have examined MyDoc.sla with a text editor, and I see lines such 
> as PFILE="../../D/S/M/P/G/MyPicture.JPG". This is the correct 
> relative Windows path from MyDoc.sla in its Windows directory to 
> MyPicture.JPG in its Windows directory. It is not appropriate to 
> recreate the Windows directory structure on Linux. Assuming I move 
> all the images to (new) Linux directories MyPict1Linux and 
> MyPict2Linux, how can I tell Scribus that is where to look for the images?
> 3) Is there any easier way to move a complex document from one 
> machine to another?

Have you tried

File->Collect for Output 

Make a directory "Collect"

File->Collect for Output (Also collect fonts if necessary)

And just take it where you want


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