[ILUG] [Q] editing an M$-Word(?) drawing with OO.org - how?
keith at iol.ie
Wed Jan 9 17:50:26 GMT 2008
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> Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 14:18:46 +0100
>> From: "Brian Foster" <blf at utvinternet.ie>
> Subject: [ILUG] [Q] editing an M$-Word(?) drawing with OO.org - how?
> To: "Irish Linux Users Group" <ilug at linux.ie>
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> I've got an M$-Worthless document (`.doc') which
> contains a diagram (of the boxes with labels and
> connecting lines vaguely flowchart-ish variety).
> I've no clew how (e.g., what (M$?) program) was
> used to draw it.
> I've converted the document into `.odt' using
> OpenOffice.org 2.3, and have been editing the
> text Ok. (Not too happily since I hate WYSIAYG,â€
> but that's a different issue!)
> However, there is an error in the diagram (two
> of the labels (text in boxes)) is wrong), so I
> want/need to modify it. OpenOffice.org doesn't
> let me; all I seem to be able to do is select
> the entire diagram as a single object. ;-\
> I have managed (via copy-and-paste into OO.org
> Draw and then Fileâ†’Export...) to save the image
> (as a PNG), which I can (in theory) modify with,
> e.g., The Gimp. But it'll be hard to match the
> font (of the other labels) et al., so I'm not
> too keen on taking that approach.
> Any ideas / Suggestions / ... ?
> â€ What You See Is All You've Got.
Sounds like whatever meta-data was there was removed and the thing
converted to a bitmap.
Prolly quicker to just re-create the thing from scratch.
Perhaps you can just replace or overwrite the labels, leaving the rest
of the graphic as was?
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