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Re: what happened to my drawing

On Tuesday 06 November 2007, Craig White wrote:
>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
IIRC my OOo install is 2.3.0 from OOo, not the repos.

>skip the morning caffeine?

Or have some more, neither of which would help my 11 left thumbs ability to 
draw, which has not measurably improved in 73 years.  I can write gcode to 
carve usefull metal pieces, but that's about it.


Cheers, Gene
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