[Scribus] Problems starting Scribus

alissh at googlemail.com alissh
Wed Jan 3 20:57:21 CET 2007

Hello Thomas,

Wednesday, January 3, 2007, 8:47:59 PM, you wrote:

> 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?

> Alissh, 

> 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"?

> Best,

> Tom


I'm really using XP, it's just old Longhorn theme.
Anyway, of course I have tried to create a new document via
"File/New". The result is, though, the same as you can see in the



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