[scribus] Opening Scribus Documents on Mac OS X

Andrew akroiter at tpg.com.au
Sat Jun 11 10:30:07 UTC 2011

On 11/06/2011, at 7:17 PM, a.l.e wrote:

> 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...
> ciao
> a.l.e
Having never used Scribus on anything but the Mac, I didn't know that  
it worked differently on other platforms. I have found this "feature"  
annoying, to say the least, but didn't know to complain about it!

No, it hasn't been fixed.
I.4.0 RC3 on OS X 10.5.8

PS. Mike, Thanks for raising the topic!

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