[Scribus] Problems starting Scribus

Thomas Zastrow listen
Wed Jan 3 20:47:59 CET 2007

alissh at googlemail.com schrieb:
> Hi,
> I'm a Scribus newbie and I've just discovered it. I'm using WinXP so I
> downloaded for Windows version. Before the installation a
> installed Ghostscript 8.54. Then I installed Scribus. Everything went
> well. But when I start Scribus there is something wrong. When firt
> window appears I choose Single page layout on A4 format then I click OK a
> nothing happens. I was expecting a white sheet or something will
> appear but nothing. Just grey backround with zoom options appeared
> (see picture - http://img226.imageshack.us/img226/3608/untitledtt3.jpg).
> What's the problem? What I'm doing wrong?


I have no problems with Scribus under Win XP. But your Screenshot looks like Windows Vista and not Win XP?

Have you tried to create a new document via "File / New"?



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