[scribus] Choose filename when saving as image.

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Mon Mar 15 16:40:13 CET 2010

On Saturday 06 March 2010 17:36:08 Owen wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Mar 2010 10:57:01 -0500
> John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> > For some reason when one saves a file as e.g. png there is no way to
> > choose an output file name. This is awkward when one wants so save
> > both a small and a large png of the same file for use as a thmbnail
> > and full size image on a web page.  My workaround is to save at one
> > size, rename that file from the command line, and then save at the
> > other size.
> >
> > I can choose the filename when I export as a pdf, why not as a png?
> Hi,
> See p266 of the manual.
> The names for your images are automatically generated, ie.,the filename
> of the Scribus document is used....
> So your work around is as good as it gets?
> An alternative solution is to save the document again under a different
> name and re export as a png. This will save you going to the command
> line.
> Owen
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It also clutters up the directory with multiple copies of essentially the 
same .sla file. And if a change is made later then the secons copy needs to 
be recreated etc. 

I just think it ought to be fixed.
John Culleton
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