[scribus] The properties palette doesn't show up for any frames

sbrown blissroc22 at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 24 17:43:10 CEST 2010

Martin Larsson <help at ...> writes:

> Submitted on 07/24/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>    Name: Martin Larsson
>    Email Address: l4rsson at ...
>    Subject: The properties palette doesn't show up for any frames
>    Message:
> Hi!
> I'm using Scribus version 1.3.8 and when I'm trying to fire up the properties  
> palette for any kind of frame, nothing happens. I've been trying to do this  
> by right clicking on the object and selecting "properties", by selecting  
> "properties" from the "Windows" menu and by pressing F2. None of these  
> methods works at all.
> The results of this submission may be viewed at:
> http://www.scribus.net/?q=node/158/submission/479

I had the same problem on my mac.  The properties pallete window
 is sized too small in the prefs  First close Scribus.  Go to 
user/library/prefs/scribus/prefs.xml/context name/properties palette 
and change height, left, top, width to 100.  
Then you can make it larger when you reopen Scribus.

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