[scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 12, Issue 35

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Sat Mar 21 01:47:04 CET 2009

> Hi group
> OSX Tiger PPC 10.4.11, 1.3.5 SVN 9th march, GS 8.57
> i know im going to sound daft here, but i downloaded some of the
> artwork/templates from the link below and tried to open it via the
> file>open on the normal toolbar (like i would any other program) and
> it didnt seem to open the file? even changed the version format,
> etc...
> so i just created a blank page, clicked a text box, and then wrote a
> word or 2, and saved it? again no dice on trying to load.
> Drop & Drag from finder window into the scribus grey area on and it
> loaded as it should? (apart from clicking open etc), even double
> clicking the file, which again normally in my experiece would open
> the program and then the file, only give opens scribus and then gives
> you the options box for a new file?
> Am i doing something wrong?

You don't give too many clues.

What did you download, what was the file name. (let someone else try)
What link did it come from (there are dozens or more there)
Was it a compressed file and did you uncompress it?


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