[Scribus] wmf files

Russ Fineman russbucket
Wed Sep 22 04:31:04 CEST 2004

On Tuesday 21 September 2004 17:38, Robert Kaiser wrote:
> >>That said, converting to SVG or EPS (vector) is preferable. WMF is not a
> >>really ideal format for a print oriented application. Imagemagik or
> >> Xnview can convert it to many different formats
> >
> > There are (apparently) a lot of commercial "clip art collection" cds
> > around that use WMF format files, though.  It's a lot nicer to be able
> > to tell someone that he can just drop the graphic into his application
> > rather than having to do X,Y and Z before he can use the graphic that
> > he paid for.
> >
> > It may be a less-than-ideal format but maybe that makes it similar to
> > a doc file.  Nobody likes it but everyone has to deal with it anyway.
> IIRC, OpenOffice Draw can import/open WMF files quite well, and it can
> save EPS good enough to use them in Scribus, so that sounds like a nice
> way to me...
> I think I converted my logos to EPS that way actually (after I had
> exported WMF from CorelDRAW! a long time ago, when I was still working
> on Windoze)...
> Robert Kaiser
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I just opened a wmf file with openoffice draw. When I went to save as I did 
not see an familar file types. I'm just learn scribus and linux, so I can get 
rid of MS. Which type do I need to save it as to use in Scribus? I saw 
nothing that refered to EPS. (not sure what EPS is)

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