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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0011240ScribusStory Editor / Text Framespublic12-Dec-07 03:3114-Oct-13 17:47
Reporterjeffmcneill 
Assigned ToKunda 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityalways
StatusassignedResolutionopen 
Platformintel i5OSOSXOS VersionMountain Lion
Product Version1.5.0svn 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0011240: With or without crash; linked textframes unlinked
DescriptionScribus crashes with error 11 (for whatever reason), when opening the last project, the textframes are no longer linked. This is on a project that had an automatically generated textframes on all pages and automatically linked.

After the crash, have to manually relink all frames.

This happens every time after crashing.
Steps To ReproduceCreate Scribus document with automatically linked textframes. Enter text.

Wait for Scribus to crash.

Open back up probject and linked textframes are unlinked and text is only visible on first page.
TagsNo tags attached.
Attached Files? file icon broken-text-links.sla [^] (17,359 bytes) 14-Aug-19 12:12
? file icon broken-links-example.sla [^] (51,942 bytes) 14-Oct-08 19:59

- Relationships
related to 0008056confirmed [PATCH] Import pages with linked text frames will break the link across pages 

-  Notes
(0029359)
jeffmcneill (reporter)
12-Dec-12 01:37

Note: I get the same problem when I have a document and Save As a new document name. When I close that document and then open up either the original or the newly named version, the text is no longer flowing across all the textframes. I have to relink across all pages. This is a small problem with a 36 page document I am working on. My next project is 180 pages and this will be five times more painful.
(0029361)
christoph_s (administrator)
12-Dec-13 08:38

I can't reproduce the issue on Linux, so it seems to be a OS X-related problem.

Also, it would be interesting to know why Scribus crashes in the first place. Using bt or the Mac OS X equivalent might be helpful.
(0030017)
jeffmcneill (reporter)
13-Mar-29 08:26

I would like to provide crash information, but do not know how to do this. I am running this on mac osx. Please advise.
(0033194)
Kunda (manager)
14-Aug-06 22:35

Jeffmcneill, I'm on MacOSX, can you upload an example .sla file for me to test this?
(0033279)
Kunda (manager)
14-Aug-19 10:26

I've encountered this (on 10.8.5 1.5.0svn r19425) but without a crash. Just saving and opening file found that linked text frames were broken and only first text frame showing text. Trying to reproduce.
(0033282)
Kunda (manager)
14-Aug-19 12:06

Confirmed on 10.8.5 1.5.0svn r19425
Uploaded a file with 3 linked text boxes.
Added 'Sample Text' and then I crashed Scribus purposely using 0012538

(0033289)
Kunda (manager)
14-Aug-19 20:36

Bah... suddenly I can't recreate this. Any help to reproduce would be helpful
(0033295)
Kunda (manager)
14-Aug-20 09:47

This issue does not require a crash to unlink the text boxes. One can simply close Scribus and then reopen it and the link chain will be broken.
(0033311)
Kunda (manager)
14-Aug-21 13:50

Added loose association to 0008056
(0033342)
Kunda (manager)
14-Aug-25 06:23

jeffmcneill, please upload an .sla to demonstrate this issue. Thanks
(0033900)
cbradney (administrator)
14-Oct-05 23:10

I see no issue with the currently uploaded file.
(0033903)
Kunda (manager)
14-Oct-05 23:53

I know this issue happened since i last tested it in Aug. even if the .sla file doesn't reflect that. I will attempt to test and upload an .sla that demonstrates this in the next few days. In the meantime is there anyone that can recreate and demonstrate this bug?
(0033932)
Kunda (manager)
14-Oct-08 19:59

Uploaded broken-links-example.sla that shows the problem.

Steps to recreate:
1) Open broken-links-example.sla
2) Notice that page 1 has text but none of the other pages do. They other pages have text boxes in them.
3) Start to link that text box from page 1 to page 2.
4) Link page 2 to page 3
5) repeat step 4 until there are no more pages
6) save the .sla and close the .sla project
7) reopen the saved .sla and observe the links do not persist
(0033940)
Kunda (manager)
14-Oct-08 21:43

So far Craig, Jean and FirasH cannot reproduce.
(0033987)
JLuc (updater)
14-Oct-12 09:50
edited on: 14-Oct-13 17:09

I use a lot linked text frames and i sometime have crashes
but so far i _haven't_ had a crash unlink frames in previously saved SLA

(0034000)
Kunda (manager)
14-Oct-13 17:11

Unblocking and de-assigning target version. I will keep this assigned to me just in case this bug rears it's ugly head sometime in the future. On that day I there will be vindication

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
12-Dec-07 03:31 jeffmcneill New Issue
12-Dec-12 01:37 jeffmcneill Note Added: 0029359
12-Dec-13 08:38 christoph_s Note Added: 0029361
13-Mar-29 08:26 jeffmcneill Note Added: 0030017
14-Aug-06 22:35 Kunda Note Added: 0033194
14-Aug-19 10:26 Kunda Note Added: 0033279
14-Aug-19 12:00 Kunda File Added: broken-text-links.sla
14-Aug-19 12:06 Kunda Note Added: 0033282
14-Aug-19 12:06 Kunda Status new => confirmed
14-Aug-19 12:06 Kunda Target Version => 1.5.0
14-Aug-19 12:12 Kunda File Deleted: broken-text-links.sla
14-Aug-19 12:12 Kunda File Added: broken-text-links.sla
14-Aug-19 20:36 Kunda Note Added: 0033289
14-Aug-20 09:47 Kunda Note Added: 0033295
14-Aug-21 13:50 Kunda Relationship added related to 0008056
14-Aug-21 13:50 Kunda Note Added: 0033311
14-Aug-25 06:23 Kunda Note Added: 0033342
14-Sep-11 04:34 Kunda Severity major => block
14-Oct-05 23:10 cbradney Note Added: 0033900
14-Oct-05 23:53 Kunda Note Added: 0033903
14-Oct-06 00:41 Kunda Assigned To => Kunda
14-Oct-06 00:41 Kunda Status confirmed => assigned
14-Oct-08 19:59 Kunda Note Added: 0033932
14-Oct-08 19:59 Kunda File Added: broken-links-example.sla
14-Oct-08 20:01 Kunda Sticky Issue No => Yes
14-Oct-08 21:43 Kunda Note Added: 0033940
14-Oct-08 21:43 Kunda Summary After crash, linked textframes unlinked => [PLEASE TEST] After crash, linked textframes unlinked
14-Oct-09 04:18 Kunda Sticky Issue Yes => No
14-Oct-12 09:50 JLuc Note Added: 0033987
14-Oct-13 17:09 Kunda Note Edited: 0033987 View Revisions
14-Oct-13 17:11 Kunda Note Added: 0034000
14-Oct-13 17:11 Kunda Severity block => minor
14-Oct-13 17:11 Kunda Target Version 1.5.0 =>
14-Oct-13 17:12 Kunda Summary [PLEASE TEST] After crash, linked textframes unlinked => After crash, linked textframes unlinked
14-Oct-13 17:47 Kunda Summary After crash, linked textframes unlinked => With or without crash; linked textframes unlinked



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