[scribus] Deleting large image hangs

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sun Mar 21 09:13:01 CET 2010

hi john jason,

> 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.

i would try to close scribus (if it has not shut down by itself), temporally rename the image and reopen the file...

scribus won't find it anymore and you can delete the frame with the image in it.

good luck

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