I'm trying to follow this page from the scribus wiki. I'm using scribus 1.4.7 on macOS 10.13. But I don't find the *.rc file. As macOS is a *nix-like system, I do expect it in ~/.scribus/, but there is no such folder.

  • The dot (.) at the beginning of the name would indicate it's a hidden directory on a Mac. You'll need something which shows hidden directories or use the Go To item in the Finder Menus. – Scott Nov 9 '18 at 21:52
  • @Scott: I used Terminal (not Finder) and ls -all shows hidden folders. – Tobi Nov 10 '18 at 10:18

On macOS, the preferences are in


~ is your Home directory, typically: /Users/Your-name

In the Finder, you can open your Library directory by holding down the "option" while the "Go" menu: among other "places", it will show your “Library” directory.

OS X is a bit of a Unix... but you know, even on Linux, nowadays the preferences are in .config/scribus/...

  • Tobi, since you edited my answer and accepted it, I believe that, now, the path is correct : - ) ... i don't have a Mac for checking... – a.l.e Nov 10 '18 at 18:40

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