[Clipart] getting pictures into abiword

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Sat Nov 12 19:46:59 PST 2005

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> Name: Mark Jones
> E-mail: mjones at nusd.org
> Hi all-
> I'm a sixth grade teacher looking for a suitable replacement for
> MSWord (we can no longer afford licenses) Abi word seems to be fine
> for our purposes but I need a good clipart source for the program,
> which is where you come in :>) I've successfully downloaded the .exe
> Windows install app and that went fine. All the clipart is in svg
> format and I can't get any of the pics to open, let alone get them
> into Abi word. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> Mark Jones
> Sinaloa Middle School

Hi Mark!

Yes, download Inkscape for Windows (http://www.inkscape.org/) and have
your way with converting the SVG into other formats. You will more than
likely convert to PNG, a simple bitmap graphics format for the svg

Hope this helps!


Jon Phillips

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