[scribus] Scribus Crashes

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Mon Oct 25 11:33:26 CEST 2010

> Hi All
> I'm getting a LOT of 'Crashes', (sometimes two or three a day!!), with
> the new version of Scribus!
> It seems to happen most of the time when I'm editing text that I have
> 'Cut and Pasted' into a text frame and am working on it in Story
> Editor.
> The Error is always "SCRIBUS CRASH. Scribus crashes due to Signal #6".
> When you close this box everything is gone, not your original file but
> anything you have done since opening the file.
> I'm running Scribus 1.3.8 on Kubuntu 10.04

Basically, I think you should apply the rule "never try editing text
in Scribus"

Use open Office or a text editor and import your text.

If you use OOo, then you should be able to import styles as well.

Using a text editor means you will have to apply your styles later


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