[scribus] Drat !!
John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Thu May 22 17:11:08 CEST 2008
On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 5:14 PM, John Beardmore <John at t4sltd.co.uk
<mailto:John at t4sltd.co.uk>> wrote:
> :) So Scribus doesn't attempt to recover the state of a
> was being edited when it crashes then ?
S B wrote:
> Frequent saves!!!
Yes - I do those anyway.
> Scribus still crashes occasionally. I find that the backup facility is
> very helpful,
I don't think I've noticed that in 1.3.3.x. What version are you
> and I've had to use the emergency backup from time to
This is the .sla.emergency file ? Yes - that's been handy for me once
or twice. It would be nice if it told you it had made one though. I
nearly missed it.
> If I recall correctly, you can have Scribus backup every few
> minutes or so--hardly a high price when you consider the potential loss
> of data.
I tend to back up to sequentially numbered files just in case it crashed
while saving and toasts the file. Currently on version 0094 of this
> Now if someone will tell me how to get a month or so of Scribus
> documents back from a failed hard drive....??? (now I backup more
> frequently...are you surprised?)
Yes. I try to back up over the network periodically, but the server has
died at the moment.
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