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Re: OpenDocument format completly broken!



On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 08:44:24AM +0200, Trond Danielsen wrote:
> On 9/21/06, Charles Curley <charlescurley charlescurley com> wrote:
> >On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 08:42:49AM -0500, Steven P. Ulrick wrote:



> >
> >I concur with Mr. Ulrick: Abiword can save a document in ODF. For a
> >quick acceptance test, I was able to round trip a document with no
> >fancy formatting.
> >
> >Possibly Mr. Danielsen accidentally saved the document in some other
> >format? In Abiword, File -> Save As. In the "Save file as type"
> >widget, select "OpenDocument (.odt)". Saving it this way provides the
> >extension. Open in the ODF app of your choice.
> >
> >abiword.i386                             1:2.4.5-2.fc5
> >openoffice.org-core.i386                 1:2.0.2-5.17.2
> >
> >[ccurley dragon ~]$ file abiword.odt
> >abiword.odt: OpenDocument Text
> >
> 
> Hi Again!
> 
> I tried to reproduce the error again, but apparently I could not :(.
> My first document was three pages long and consisted of formulas,
> pictures (svg and png) etc. Everything appered to be ok when I saved
> it, but neither abiword nor ooffice could open it again. I unziped the
> odt file, and verified that the file content.xml was empty. I asked in
> #abiword at freenode.net, but they did not have any answers.
> 
> I tried again and created a test document also with some pictures and
> formulas, but this time it worked out ok.

Odd. You mentioned that your home directory is an NFS share. I wonder
if this problem is related to a one-time network glitch. It is a
low probablility hazard with NFS shares.

> 
> One problem still remains: I have some documents that are created in
> ooffice writer that include graphics, and they can not be opened in
> abiword...

You cannot open the documents in Abiword, or you can open the
documents but not the illos in Abiword?

I would check to see whether Aiword supports the image formats (JPEG,
PNG, GIF, etc.) you used.

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