[svlug] StarOffice Filter for Visio files?

Karsten M. Self kmself at ix.netcom.com
Wed Jan 15 15:47:33 PST 2003

on Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 02:49:18PM -0800, James Leone (linuxcpa at netscape.net) wrote:

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> Ixanian Craig Nichols wrote:
> >Greg Herlein wrote:
> > 
> >>Anyone know a way to get visio files into some app in
> >>linux?  Google's not helping me find much, so I'm hoping someone
> >>has a trick.

> >Not exactly, no. The only options I've found so far (in a very little bit 
> >of looking) are:
> >
> >   - Open the file in Visio and save it to a different format. Visio groks
> >     several portable formats, such as eps, ps, vml, dwg/dxf (AutoCAD),
> >     jpg, gif, tif, png, bmp, and html.

> Just a 'shot in the dark' / 'hail Mary' type thing...
> There is a program called Dia that appears to me to be similar to Visio.
> Look it up, you might get lucky!

Verify your information before spready useless data.

Dia is a Visio runalike.  It does not handle Visio files.  There are
common exchange formats, but these must be generated from Viso or a
Visio-compatible tool.


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