[scribus] Deleting large image hangs

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Sun Mar 21 08:35:22 CET 2010

On Sun, 21 Mar 2010 18:27:34 +1100 (EST)
"Owen" <rcook at pcug.org.au> dijo:

>> 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)

If I right-click on the image Scribus also hangs.

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