what happened to my drawing

Craig White craig at tobyhouse.com
Tue Nov 6 20:42:47 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 16:38 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> 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?
> >
> >Regards,
> >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.
yum install openoffice.org-draw

skip the morning caffeine?


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