[scribus] main window persistently off-screen

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Wed Feb 6 04:55:11 UTC 2013

> Hi,
> Mac OSX10.5.8
> Scribus fresh install today 1.4.2
> The window with the document in it is offscreen. I am working on a
> laptop, and I do not have an external monitor plugged in, nor have I
> had
> one plugged in since installing Scribus. When I use mac's "expose"
> option, I can see the scribus document window, but when I click on it,
> nothing happens. If I try to "open" my document, scribus tells me it
> is
> already open and that window will be displayed now, but it stays
> off-screen. Also the document is NOT listed at the bottom of the
> Window
> menu.
> I have rebooted, restarted the application, installed a fresh version.
> I have also used Mac's "display" settings, changing the resolution in
> hope that the windows would reorganize, to no avail. I have also used
> the "zoom" option in finder, to no avail.
> I have not had this problem with any other application.

One thing you can try is to delete the file/directory called .scribus

Then start Scribus again

Little to lose.


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