[scribus] Deleting large image hangs

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Sun Mar 21 08:27:34 CET 2010

> I have on Fedora 11 x86_64.
> I accidentally placed a large bitmap image that was in my scrapbook
> onto the pasteboard. Every time I try to delete it Scribus hangs with
> CPU at 100%. I have tried in canvas view and from the Outline window
> with the same results.
> The document is 96 MB and runs extremely slow, so it is really painful
> to do anything at all. I have waited over 30 minutes after attempting
> to delete the image and it is still hung, so I'm pretty sure Scribus
> has gone into an endless loop and is not just continuing to think
> about
> deleting the object.
> Is there a way to delete the image using a text editor? (Note: I do
> not
> know the name of the graphic on disk, plus the graphic is used in
> another document and I dare not delete it from disk even if I knew its
> name.

What happens if you untick the "Image Visible" option
(Right Click->Preview settings)



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