[scribus] Can't open documents in (Windows)

Margaret and George McIntosh tenbear at myfairpoint.net
Fri Aug 27 22:13:32 CEST 2010

On 27 Aug 2010 at 21:37, Anthony Schefter wrote:

> Submitted on 08/27/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>    Name: Anthony Schefter
>    Email Address: anthony at handsomehound.tk
>    Subject: Can't open documents in (Windows)
>    Message:
> When I try to open documents created in, I get the message
> "(file) is  
> not in an acceptable format." I know that the files are not corrupt.
> What  
> could the problem be?
>    About your Scribus program:
>      Version:
>      Prebuilt/Compiled: Prebuilt
>      Build Date:
>    Your operating system and CPU:
>      Type: Windows
>      Version: WinXP and Win7
>      CPU type: 64 bit (x86_64/amd64)

As with most software you may not be able to open a document produced with a 
newer version in an older version. is older than 1.3.5. and the file format has 
been changed in the interval between them.
I suggest you try 1.3.8 in place of 
If you really need to use perhaps someone more knowledgeable than I can 


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