[scribus] Deleting "Copy of <style>" in 1.3.5svn

Craig Bradney mrb at scribus.info
Wed May 13 23:34:13 CEST 2009

John Jason Jordan wrote:
> The bug has been reported and confirmed here:
> http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=7779
> I have a document that is essentially finished, except for reports from
> the proofreaders. While waiting for the reports I want to tidy things
> up, and that means deleting the spurious Copy of <style> entries. At
> the moment there are over a thousand of them. It takes three mouse
> clicks to delete each one, and you cannot delete more than one at a
> time. It will take hours of tedious work.
> While waiting for the developers to get it fixed, does anyone have a
> way to delete the copies of styles that is faster?

Make a good backup (or two) of your file.. then make a copy of it.. open 
the copy in a decent text editor and cut them manually. Check if the 
file still opens ok.. it may not depending on the style references used. 
That is style copy 1,2,3 and 900 might be used instead of 1,2,3,4.


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