what happened to my drawing

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Tue Nov 6 20:38:42 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 06 November 2007, Les wrote:
>HI, everyone,
>	I had a drawing I created in OO draw, and wanted to edit it.  I opened
>it, made the changes, then saved it.  I was talking to my wife during
>this process, and a message window came up saying that some bits might
>not be saved in the PNG format.  I clicked OK, and closed the
>application after the save.
>	Later I came back to work on it, and the drawing had a size of 0.  It
>was gone.  Now, I'm no artist, so it takes me a long time to generate a
>drawing I can use for something, on the order of days.  In this case I
>lost a week or so's work.  So I thought, maybe OO draw saved a temp
>version.  I thought I can just open OO draw and maybe recapture the
>whole thing.  However I cannot find Open Office draw either.  I have
>Calendar, Dia diagram editor, Invest Chart, J-Pilot, Presentation,
>Project Management, Spreadsheet, Tasks, and Word Processing under the
>Office menue of Applications.  I already tried removing and
>re-installing Open Office Draw using the Applications-add/remove
>software tool, but no joy.
>	I am sure I have a copy on my backup, so I can recover the drawing, but
>what gives with Open Office Draw?  Am I the only one with this problem?
>Where would I invoke OO draw directly?
>Les H

If its any consolation Les, I just checked my kmenu display and draw is indeed 
missing.  I didn't notice cuz I'm even less of an artist.

Cheers, Gene
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