[scribus] portable Scribus

GianLuca Sarto glsarto at tiscali.it
Wed Jul 29 18:17:13 CEST 2009


don't worry, I never thought you were or even sounded rude.

I really appreciate your advice.

Will try that too.


John Beardmore wrote:
> Sorry if I sounded rude -  I know what you mean, but when I've had 
> problems, however basic or obscure, people here have been really 
> supportive and solutions have invariably been found, even if it takes 
> a day or two.
> You are able to start the executable in the general case, so if you 
> can't in a particular case, you have to isolate the difference in 
> circumstance which may not be a Scribus issue at all.
> Out of interest as an experiment, if you (can you ?) rename your 
> scribus.exe to scribus.old, then do a
>  copy WhereEverItIs\notepad.exe to \program "files\scribus\scribus.exe"
> what happens then when users try to start scribus ?
> Can the user who has the problem start the copy of notepad named as 
> scribus ?  If so, it's likely to be a scribus problem. If not, it's 
> probably an invocation / OS settings or context / permissions / policy 
> sort of problem.
> Just a thought, but it might help to tie things down a bit.
> Cheer, J/.

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