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Difficulty opening large file
« on: April 04, 2014, 03:38:23 pm »

I'm making in Scribus a yearbook with lots of photo's. Because the file is very big my computer has problems with openingen it. Before I can see how far the file is loaded, it is only loading and saying 'does not react'. I'm very afraid I can't open my file anymore.. that would be a big problem cause I already spent lot's of time in the book..

Can anyone help me?

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Re: Difficulty opening large file
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2014, 09:45:23 pm »
hi martie

first try to open the file without the images (move the image directory temporary to some place where scribus can't find it.)
if your file opens, go to 'file' → 'document setup' → 'tools' → 'image frame properties' and check the box 'low resolution preview'.
move the images back and try to open the file again – hope it works…

btw. what means 'lots of photos' in megabytes and what is the memory size of your computer?