Nevermind!! - Re: RedHat F8 OpenOffice - Has Stopped Recognizing EPS Graphics

Marc Schwartz marc_schwartz at
Thu Jul 3 21:04:48 UTC 2008

Rick Bilonick <rab at> writes:

> On Thu, 2008-07-03 at 11:10 -0400, Rick Bilonick wrote:
>> I'm running F8 (since January) and using openoffice 2.3 (RedHat's rpms).
>> Now all of a sudden I cannot insert eps graphics nor convert them using
>> draw to emf. It says it doesn't recognize the file format. It had also
>> started saying my personal files were locked but re-booting has seemed
>> to stop this. How can I fix this?
>> Rick B.
> It wasn't a problem with openoffice. It was a problem with the supposed
> eps file (created from R using cairo_ps function instead of postscript
> function).
> Rick B.


You might note from ?cairo in R, in the Details section:

  The cairo_ps output is not yet encapsulated (that is coming in cairo

Also, if you are using a current version of R, you might want to note
the relatively new setEPS() function. See ?setEPS for more information.


Marc Schwartz

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