[scribus] Disappearing Images

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Wed Aug 12 20:10:57 CEST 2009

Vladimir Savic wrote:
> John Beardmore wrote:
>> Peter Nermander wrote:

>>> Of course preferences can allow you to set the default to use.
>>> Or maybe Scribus can decide itself?
>> Best let the user choose I think.
> I disagree. Why preference option for this kind of stuff? It's already
> over-cluttered.
> Why not trying to remember both? And then scribus could look up missing
> file withing relative path reach, and if that fails go to absolute. This
> is the point where, on yet another failure, app should ask for user
> intervention (We already have picture browser for dealing with this kind
> of problems).

If there is a more automated way to do it that is robust, that's fine by 
me. I'm a bot concerned that if the SLA file is moved though, that if a 
given image were to be present at both the relative and absolute 
locations, bad things might happen if one but not the other got updated.

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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