[scribus] Scribus very slow - a solution

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Fri Nov 12 19:41:38 UTC 2021

On 11/12/21 13:52, Colin Madwolf wrote:
>> On 25 Oct 2021, at 13:00, scribus-request at lists.scribus.net <mailto:scribus-request at lists.scribus.net> wrote:
>> What we need is a rough plan that describes the problem. And how it can
>> be solved. Preferably with a few steps outling the plan and how much
>> time and effort these steps take.
> OK sounds excellent
> I have isolated what I think is the problem with my own document.  I have reduced the file to 5 pages (from 48) and I still get the spinning beachball - I still get a VERY slow scroll rate even when I use preview mode too.  Which seems very odd.
> I have collected that for output and have a zip file of 5.5MB ready to send over.  I hope it may help you to get to the bottom of why this is happening
> As I said I never had any issues like this with any other design program and I am now using a much faster and more modern iMac than I was back then
> Just advise me where to send this file
> kind regards
> Colin

Hi Colin,

What you want to do is to sign up on the bugs site:


then file a bug, in which you can upload your file.


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