[scribus] Problems with depicting images in 'collected for output' documents

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Thu Mar 24 13:36:27 UTC 2016

On 03/24/2016 06:44 AM, Hans Woltjes wrote:
> Hello Scribus users, 
> The last few days I have trouble with the 'collect for output' function in
> Scribus.
> I work on an Apple with OSX 10.9.5 and Scribus 1.4.6 but I have also tried
> it with a Windows 8 computer and the same problem occurs.
> What is the issue: `when I click 'collect for output" everything seems to
> work allright and all the images used in the document are collected into the
> designated folder. However if a third person opens the .sla file out of that
> folder all the imageframes are left blank. Not even signaling in the red
> cross the name of the file that ought to be in there?
> Do any off you have similar troubles as of lately. And more important can
> anyone solve this problem for me.

The first thing I would wonder is how it is that a third person is
opening the file? Do they have permissions set to be able to get to the

Also, it's important not to move the SLA file, since all references to
content are relative to the location where the SLA file is.


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