Oh, duhh; I'm having deja vu now :-)


On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 4:05 PM, ~suv <suv-sf@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
On 28/9/10 22:04, Mike McNally wrote:
> I'm using Ubuntu Lucid, Inkscape 0.47 r22583 (Apr  4 2010)
> I've got a file in my ~/.inkscape/palettes directory that has in the recent
> past worked fine in Inkscape as a swatch file. (It's a simple GIMP format
> file.) However, the file isn't working for me on a new Ubuntu installation,
> and I can't figure out what it is I need to do to get the program to use the
> file. There don't seem to be any configuration options or preferences about
> the swatch file, and from everything I've read it just looks at anything in
> that "palettes" subdirectory. I've checked permissions and ownership of the
> directories and the file, and everything looks fine to me (all files owned
> by me and readable).
> Is there some trick to getting this working?

Inkscape 0.47 uses ~/.config/inkscape instead of ~/.inkscape (Inkscape
0.46) for the user preferences and resources. Put your palettes into
~/.config/inkscape/palettes and Inkscape will load them the next time
you restart it.

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hth, ~suv

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