[scribus] Opening Scribus Documents on Mac OS X

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sat Jun 11 09:17:52 UTC 2011

hi mike,

> Granted, I'm new to Macs, but it seems to me that if I open a Scribus
> document from the Documents folder in Finder or on the dock, Scribus
> should start up WITH the document opened.  (This is what happens on
> Windows.)  Instead, what happens on the Mac is Scribus starts up and
> displays the New Document dialog.  I then have to manually click on
> Open Existing Document and navigate to the document that was supposed
> to be opening already from double-clicking it in the Documents
> folder.  (Canceling the New Document dialog has Scribus remaining
> open WITHOUT the document open that had caused Scribus to start in
> the first place.)  Is there some setting I need to enable somewhere
> to have documents actually open with Scribus without having to
> manually open them from within Scribus?

i know there was a bug on mac, not sure if it has been fixed.
i thought that somebody had a look at it, but from your feedback it seems that the issue is not fixed, yet!

the workaround is to always first open the application and then open the file...


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