[scribus] "Open Existing" dialog never displays anything

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 19:07:32 UTC 2012

Gregory Pittman said the following at 10/09/2012 03:35 PM :
> 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.
>>   Doc
>> 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.

I agree... with both parts of the sentence.

Although if other programs behaved the same way I'd be a bit more secure in my
belief that it's not Scribus.

Time, I think, to go to the Kubuntu reflector.


Web:  http://www.sff.net/people/N7DR

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