[scribus] "Open Existing" dialog never displays anything
gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Oct 9 21:35:49 UTC 2012
On 10/09/2012 12:30 PM, D. R. Evans wrote:
> Gregory Pittman said the following at 10/09/2012 09:20 AM :
>>> It looks to me like whatever call is used to obtain the information that is
>>> supposed to be put into the dialog is simply hanging, so the information is
>>> never available to display on the screen.
>> Try changing the directory setting in Preferences and see if that makes
>> any difference.
> I assumed that you meant:
> Edit | Preferences | General | Documents
> When I do that and hit the "Change" button... I get a "Choose a Directory"
> window that never populates.
> That, presumably, is a big, fat, hairy clue to the cognoscenti.
> PS FWIW, the actual entry currently in the Documents part of the dialog is my
> home directory: /home/n7dr.
Hmm. This suggests some kind of problem that is not Scribus's fault, not
that I know where the fault lies.
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