[scribus] Performance problems with scribus 1.4.1 under MacOS 10.7.4

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat May 19 15:29:59 UTC 2012

On 05/18/2012 04:48 AM, Christof Jung wrote:
> Hi,
> I am relatively new to Scribus.
> Currently I am trying to layout a simple A5 invitation which so far has a
> photo (<  5 MB) and some text on path, and some plain text, so nothing
> really big. Anyhow, whatever click I make (edit a path, zooming, scrolling
> ...), I get the "spinning waterball" of MacOS for one or two seconds. This
> is obviously annoying and makes it almost impossible to work with.
> My Macbook is fairly recent and I have, except for Firefox, no other
> application running in parallel.
> I upgraded from 1.3.9 recently and I think I did not have these performance
> problems in the old version.
> Thanks
Even "< 5 MB" is pretty big for something reduced to A5.
You can try setting the display resolution to Low, or maybe even turn 
off the display of the image when you are not needing it.

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