[scribus] polygon shape 56 is not unique

Heather Woollard buddhanature28 at me.com
Mon Mar 1 18:03:43 CET 2010

Thanks for your help. It only seemed to be on the page and when I went 
to another page and created another polygon and dragged it back to that 
page it worked.

Thanks again,


On 3/1/2010 11:56 AM, a.l.e wrote:
> hi heather
>> I am trying to add another polygon shape to a page in my document and 
>> I get the message "polygon shape 56 is not unique" and it wants me to 
>> change the name. So I go under the preferences box to change it but 
>> it won't let me select the box where the name is to type in another. 
>> It also wont let me do anything else in the program or even close it. 
>> I have to use task manager to kill it. I am running on Windows 7. Can 
>> anyone help?
> which version of scribus?
> a. please upload the .sla document to http://bugs.scribus.net (you may 
> mark it as private, then it will be only accessed by the devs)
> b. if you know how to do it, you may open the .sla file with a text 
> editor, look for the shape 56 and modify its name. it should work, 
> then... (first do a backup of your .sla file!)
> hope that helps
> a.l.e
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