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Old 02-02-2006, 07:09 AM   #16
Howard White
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Location: Hudson, MA
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Originally Posted by plugsnpixels
Howard, I've downloaded the last couple of releases of Scribus for Mac OS-X and have yet to get it to run properly. If I recall correctly (it's been a few weeks), I installed the extras as suggested, but although I see a file menu, I can't get the interface to appear properly--there is a window, but it is off-screen (and is only revealed when using the Expose (F9) trick. However, it can't be clicked on to bring it forward.

I've yet to see a proper document ready to be worked with.

When I'm back in the office I can do some screenshots for you if you'd like.
Some people have seen this: I did once but fixed it in some way I now forget. One trick is to delete (or better, rename) the "invisible" scribus13.rc file in your user root directory. This file holds all your preferences, including, I think, window size and location.

If you have access and inclination to IRC, I suggest tuning into #scribus on IRC freenode.net. Andreas Vox ("avox"), who did the Mac port, is there all the time and can deal with more specificity.

It's worth the effort.

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