[scribus] Collect for output

"Christoph Schäfer" christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Sat Apr 27 05:13:45 UTC 2013

> Gesendet: Dienstag, 23. April 2013 um 19:46 Uhr
> Von: "John Jason Jordan" <johnxj at comcast.net>
> An: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Betreff: Re: [scribus] Collect for output
> On Tue, 23 Apr 2013 08:23:23 -0700 (PDT)
> Jeffrey Merrow <jeffmerrow at yahoo.com> dijo:
> >When I have used Collect for Output there is a sub folder named images
> >that is created under the destination where the .sla is found. You can
> >open the .sla as text in order to determine the location where the
> >new .sla file expects to find those images.
> It created no subfolders. In fact I had to create a subfolder
> ("Collected") or it would have saved everything in the same folder as
> the original file. When I specified Collected/ it copied the .sla file
> into it and the fonts, but not the graphics, nor is there any subfolder
> within Collected/.
> When I first opened the .sla file in Collected/ the graphics were
> missing and I posted about it here. Later I discovered (duh!) that the
> graphics were not in Collected/, so naturally the graphics would not
> appear when I opened the .sla file. I manually copied the graphics into
> Collected/, and thereafter the graphics appear fine.
> I find it strange that it did not copy the graphics into Collected/. I
> shouldn't have to copy the graphics into Collected/ manually; that is a
> recipe for expensive mistakes.
> If it's supposed to copy the graphics into the subfolder then it
> appears we are dealing with a bug here. If not, then we have a user
> interface issue.

I have tried to replicate the issue (OpenSUSE 12.1, Windows 7), and it works as expected here: images are being collected/copied into the target directory.


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