[scribus] Using templates

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Tue Sep 14 05:18:12 CEST 2010

On Tuesday 14 September 2010 04:45:29 Robert wrote:
> Submitted on 09/14/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>    Name: Robert
>    Email Address: nixnine at live.com
>    Subject: Using templates
>    Message:
> I am running and am trying to use the template pack which I
> downloaded from sourceforge.  I have read the README file and did as it
> stated, but when I try a "new from template" with the new templates, I
> receive the following error: File is not in an acceptable format.  Have I
> done something wrong in the installation?

Hi Robert,

The templates are in the file format of the next stable Scribus version 1.4 
(currently at 1.3.8/1.39svn) and cannot be used by a Scribus 1.3.3.x version. 
If you want to use them in anyway, please install 1.3.8 or 1.3.9svn 
as well, select all content, group it, and copy everything to the Scrapbook. 
1.3.3.x and 1.3.8+ (yes, I know the numbering scheme is a mess, but it will 
become transparent after the release of 1.4) share the same Scrapbook format, 
so you can drag the content from the Scrapbook back into your 


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