[svlug] StarOffice Filter for Visio files?

James Leone LINUXCPA at netscape.net
Wed Jan 15 20:11:27 PST 2003



kmself at ix.netcom.com wrote:

>on Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 02:49:18PM -0800, James Leone (linuxcpa at netscape.net) wrote:
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>Please use postfix quoting format:  your reply goes below the material
>cited.  Trim your quotes appropriately and ensure your attributions are
>accurate.
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>Thank you.
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Is this a recursive complaint? :-D



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>>Ixanian Craig Nichols wrote:
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>>>Greg Herlein wrote:
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>>>>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.
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>>>Not exactly, no. The only options I've found so far (in a very little bit 
>>>of looking) are:
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>>>  - 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.
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>>Just a 'shot in the dark' / 'hail Mary' type thing...
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>>There is a program called Dia that appears to me to be similar to Visio.
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>>Look it up, you might get lucky!
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>Verify your information before spready useless data.
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>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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>Peace.
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