[Clipart] clipart.freedesktop.org and OpenOffice.org

Bryce Harrington bryce at bryceharrington.com
Sat Apr 10 11:12:10 PDT 2004

On Sat, 10 Apr 2004, Alan Horkan wrote:
> Some random bits of knowledge I'm not sure where to put:

Maybe start a page for ConversionSoftware?  

> libwmf has already been mentioned
> Dia has limited SVG import and the windows version of Dia use the Windows
> GDI to export to WMF.

How well does this svg->wmf conversion process work?  Is the resulting
WMF well formatted, etc.?

> On Windows I have used cut and paste to convert WMF clipart from other
> formats to OpenOffice.org and then export to SVG.  Messy but it works and
> my point is to let you know that the functionality is there, not to
> suggest it is a good idea.

Does the SVG come through okay?  I.e., does a gradient come through as a
gradient or get converted into polygons or something?


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