[Scribus] Disappearing graphics

stu seven stu7seven
Thu Jan 25 04:46:26 CET 2007

+  hmmm... to me, those file names look like the problem...
you might ask them to try again, using standard file names...
no whitespace allowed... shorter...  "napalogo.png" for instance

   Thats just a suggestion.  Other than simply slow loading
files, Ive never seen your kind of disappearing image.

On 1/24/07, Frank Cox <melville.theatre at gmail.com> wrote:
> The folks with the Parkland Bargain Hunter (http://www.thebargainhunter.net)
> have an occasional problem when they load a Scribus document and either all or
> several of the graphics have disappeared.  They put the graphics back and it's
> ok for a while, and then they disappear again a few load/save cycles later.
> Using Scribus
> The last time this happened I told them to immediately copy the .sla file to
> another filename, then put the missing graphics back and save the .sla file
> again.  They have done so and I just took a look at what the differences are.
> One of the missing graphics is called "napa auto care logo.png".  I see in the
> sla file that the one with the missing graphic has this reference to the
> graphic:
>  PFILE="../../../../commercialads/Logo's/napa auto care logo grey.png"
> The one with the graphic still included has this reference instead:
> PFILE="../../commercialads/Logo's/napa auto care logo grey.png"
> This suggests to me that the sla file is somehow getting corrupted and
> including the wrong path to some graphics in large documents.  (The Parkland
> Bargain Hunter .sla file is about 12mb long, not including the actual text of
> the classified ads which is inserted as one of the last steps before printing.)
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