[scribus] Disappearing Images

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 12 14:59:25 CEST 2009

On 08/12/2009 05:03 AM, John Beardmore wrote:
> Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> On 08/11/2009 06:16 AM, André Lategan wrote:
>> If you go to Extras > Manage Images, it should show you if Scribus 
>> thinks it has an image for a frame, perhaps give some clue as to 
>> where it thinks it is, and even help you locate them.
>> If you move the Scribus document or move the image folder outside of 
>> Scribus (eg, with a file manager), it will lose track of where things 
>> are. Scribus finds images by relative paths from where the document 
>> file is. I have seen some instances in the past where it got confused 
>> by a complex relative path, but not recently.
> Would there be any down side to allowing the use of absolute paths ?
I think that absolute paths would be an improvement, and it seems like 
it could at the least be an option in Preferences. I suspect it's mainly 
a developer time issue and priorities.


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