Educational Software Thread, Packaging and Tweaking Scribus in Technical; I'm attempting to package up Scribus today which has packaged up fine but need to tweak it so that:
12th June 2008, 04:25 PM #1
Packaging and Tweaking Scribus
I'm attempting to package up Scribus today which has packaged up fine but need to tweak it so that:
1) All network mapped drives do not appear in the "Open" or "Save as" windows
2) The default "Open" & "Save as" drive is N:\ rather than "C:\Documents and Settings\user" (There's nothing in the registry that specifies this location)
I've opened the msi up in ORCA and thought i'd found the right bits to tweak but when installed again nothing has changed.
Has anyone else played around with this?
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13th June 2008, 10:34 AM #2
Scribus is written using the QT toolkit, this is a cross platform toolkit and as such doesn't always do things the windows way.
13th June 2008, 10:39 AM #3
I've noticed this is the case for many open source titles and am reluctant to distribute these over the network when i can't control as i want.
13th June 2008, 10:41 AM #4
I have a similar problem with Scribus, I can't deploy it until it knows what folder redirection is. You will have to wait for Scribus to move to the newer version of the QT framework.
13th June 2008, 10:47 AM #5
Well cheers for the info Looks like i'm waiting then
22nd March 2010, 10:51 AM #6
Hi Guys, i'm just taking a look at Scribus. Did you get the issues ironed out?
@ Geoff - does it now play nicely with folder redirection? If not what are the problems that it causes with folder redirection?
@ randle - any specific issues when packaging or extras that you need to install?
22nd March 2010, 12:24 PM #7
22nd March 2010, 01:24 PM #8
Ah ok great we redirect appdata but not my documents we still have a mapped drive for that so we should be ok.
22nd March 2010, 02:07 PM #9
Is ghostscript an essential component if so should I package and deploy it it separately?
22nd March 2010, 04:12 PM #10
Yes Scribus will not work correctly without Ghostscript. However as ghostscript is such a large and complex package I would deploy it separately. Just ensure your Ghostscript package will only install on condition that Ghostscript is present.
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