[Scribus] Congratulations and initial comments...

John Beardmore John
Tue Sep 25 17:34:41 CEST 2007

Asif Lodhi wrote:

> Following is another possible way to resolve this issue  -
> specifically to keep the images & SLA files together in one place (I
> have registered it as a feature-request in the bug-tracker) -
> The bug-request ID is : 6274.
> Introduce the following features:
> * In addition to the existing feature of creating a Scribus file, introduce yet
>   another option - "Create Project..." - that will make Scribus create a
>   directory (instead of a single SLA file), bearing the Project-Name or Scribus
>   file-name, and place all SLA files related to
>   the project in the project directory.

Including the .sla ?

> * Make additional changes so that, when any of the image-inserting operations is
>   selected, Scribus provides an option (should be the default) to the user to
>   copy the image (that the user wants to insert into the SLA) into the current
>   project's directory. It should be a _default_ *option* - that is, the user
>   should be able to choose not to copy the images to the project directory.
> * Additionally, there could be a hierarchical explorer displaying the correct
>   hierarchy of all the Scribus files in the project along with the external
>   resources included in the project at the correct points. The explorer could
>   have the ability to carry out file operations with necessary adjustments to
>   the project so that the project's *files* integrity is maintained - that is,
>   all files remain in a single *project* directory.
> The project directory could be a local directory or one created in a
> remote server or whatever. Actually, this is just like the web
> application management
> feature present in Macromedia DreamWeaver (now owned by Adobe).

Not sure how this differs from the 'collection directory' idea expressed 
earlier ?

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI.
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