[scribus] Scribus crashes when saving PDF

Thomas Baumann thomasbaumann at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 28 01:05:53 CET 2011

Plenty of disc and plenty of ram.  Have no problem with PDF of much larger image files.  I also just tried PDF with Color Mgmt turned off and it still crashed Scribus.

--- On Sun, 2/27/11, a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:

From: a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch>
Subject: Re: [scribus] Scribus crashes when saving PDF
To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
Date: Sunday, February 27, 2011, 11:07 AM

hi thomas

> Whenever I try to save a PDF file, Scribus crashes for "Unknown
> Exception".  I've tried rebooting, etc. but with no success.  The
> file is 6 pages long with about half page of text and 35 photos, some
> rectangular and some oval.  Doesn't crash on other files with similar
> content. On and Window XP. Any ideas?

is the disk full? not enough ram?

if the problem is really serious, the only solution will be to also install 1.4rc1 ... you can create the pdf with it... just be warned never save the file (or open a copy of it when you want to produce a pdf), since you can't open a 1.4 file with


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