[scribus] Save Not Setting Saved Status

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Tue Jun 14 05:21:29 UTC 2011

> Just in case nobody's mentioned this yet...
> (Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7 - Scribus 1.4.0.rc3, Build
> C-C-T-F-C1.10.2-Mac/Aqua)
> (Don't know if that's the recommended version, but seemed to be the
> latest build at the download site.)
> With an open document, either click the Save toolbar icon (3rd one
> from left), or select File>Save, or press Command-S, or do all three
> just for fun.  In any case, the document should be saved, right?
> Immediately next, close Scribus.  What's this?  A dialog pops up:
> Document:
> <file>.sla
> has been changed since the last save.
> Excuse me, but the document was JUST saved!  So, did it really save or
> not?  According to the file date/time stamp (while the "unsaved"
> dialog is up) the document is indeed saved.  So why the extra
> click-through, Scribus developers?  Why does the application believe
> upon exit that the document is not saved when in fact it really is?

As JJJ says, this is an old 'bug'. Apparently a bit hard to locate the
flag that gets set, so it is just a quirk that we learn to live with.

Your work does get saved, so do not worry on that score.


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