Thank you for the prompt reply. Guess I'll have to wait for 0.48:1.

It's a shame when a feature works fine for multiple versions and suddenly dies with the latest release. [wry grin]

Thanks again!

Stan

On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 4:01 PM, ~suv <suv-sf@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
On 29/1/11 21:43, Stan Field wrote:
> I'm using Inkscape .48 on a Kubuntu 10.10 system with 8Gb of RAM and
> plenty of drive space.
>
> Any attempt to modify Document Properties results in a crash.
>
> I've tried it with both a new (blank) load of Inkscape as well as a
> couple of different pre-existing drawings.
>
> It always says "Inkscape encountered an internal error and must close..."
>
> Any ideas?

Yes, this is a known bug, fixed in trunk and for the soon-to-be-released
Inkscape 0.48.1:

Bug #658055 inkscape crashes when opening document properties
<https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/658055>


hth, ~suv

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