[scribus] Re Problems with Templates

ale rimoldi ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sat Feb 23 13:35:37 UTC 2013

On Sat, 23 Feb 2013 12:26:54 -0000
"David Merritt" <david.merritt at textworks.co.uk> wrote:

> Re the problem I have already posted.
> When I try to Save as Template, I get the error message:-
>     'Cannot collect the file C:/Program Files/Scribus 
>     1.4.2/share/templates/flyer_A5x2p/flyer_A5x2p.sla'
> In a response, Joe Zeff pointed out that the forward slashes in the
> filepath are a Linux convention, whereas Windows (I run Windows 7)
> uses back-slashes in filepaths.
> I don't know if this is a bug in the program or the dialogs have not
> been re-written for Windows users. However, I see that in
> Preferences>Plugins all the paths (inc saveas template) have forward
> Preferences>slashes in filepath.
> Is this a program bug,or do other Windows users get by OK?

afaik, / is a valid path separator on windows. not the default one, but
a valid one...

i can't say more, but it may help when debuggin...


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