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Title: Version 1.7.0 for macOS
Post by: toyotadesigner on May 14, 2022, 10:39:14 am
OK, the 1.7.0 for macOS is available. I was wondering that there was no version 1.6.0…

Anyway, I had only few crashes over the past decade with Scribus, but this version crashed after 10 minutes due to signal XYZ.

In addition, I had to learn the hard way that the files I have modified with 1.7.0 are not backwards compatible, so if you should use the new version, make sure you have a backup of your old files.
Title: Re: Version 1.7.0 for macOS
Post by: RodneyLee on May 14, 2022, 03:27:32 pm
where did you find 1.7.0, I don't see it on the Scribus website
Title: Re: Version 1.7.0 for macOS
Post by: toyotadesigner on May 14, 2022, 05:36:18 pm
https://sourceforge.net/projects/scribus/files/scribus-svn/1.7.0.svn/
Title: Re: Version 1.7.0 for macOS
Post by: utnik on May 14, 2022, 07:52:24 pm
hi toyotadesigner

OK, the 1.7.0 for macOS is available. I was wondering that there was no version 1.6.0…

1.6.x will be the next stable branch. 1.7.0 is a way to keep developing things that may not make it to 1.6.0…

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…I had to learn the hard way that the files I have modified with 1.7.0 are not backwards compatible, so if you should use the new version, make sure you have a backup of your old files.

well. at he moment the hard way isn't that hard. the files are still compatible, but scribus doesn't know that – and it may change with the next 1.7 release…
you just need to open the .sla file in a text editor and change the version number in the first line to '1.5.8' and scribus 1.5.8 will open it again.

utnik
Title: Re: Version 1.7.0 for macOS
Post by: toyotadesigner on May 14, 2022, 10:02:46 pm
Hi Utnik, thanks a ton for your information, that trick is a real time saver!