[scribus] version discrepancy between work and home -- 1.3.5???

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 10 01:57:58 CET 2010

On 12/09/2010 01:53 PM, Margaret and George McIntosh wrote:
> On 9 Dec 2010 at 17:39, Sharon Meyer wrote:
>> Somehow I ended up with Scribus 1.3.5 on my home computer. My work
>> computer
>> is still on At the time I downloaded 1.3.5 at home it
>> appeared to
>> be released. Now it doesn't. The files are not compatible between
>> the two.
>> Help?!
> Sharon,
> Version 1.3.5 is newer than As with most programs the newer one will read
> the files from the older but not the other way. In any case, both are old, the current
> version is 1.3.9. 1.3.5 will read the files from but will save it in the current
> format readable in 1.3.5 through 1.3.9, and 1.4 in the future.
> I would advise you to update to the current version at work and at home and you will
> be all set. Make a backup copy of the .sla files first in case something goes wrong.

This is a good answer, but want to remind ML helpers to add the sender's 
email address on this 'anonymous' queries.

Sharon, you could also 'downgrade' to the older Scribus, but you might 
as well do what George suggests.


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