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       sounds like the sensible way to go  :-)

On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 10:31 AM, Tom Davies <>wrote:

Hi :)
How about side-stepping the issue and use
File - "Export to Pdf"

Does the supervisor need to edit the document?  If so it's a non-starter
but generally Pdfs are viewed as being more professional.  Everyone sees
Pdfs the same, the layout is the same and everything.  Errr, fonts
sometimes not quite identical unless you print to file and then select Pdf
instead of Ps.  I think.  Anyway Pdf generally gets around that sort of
issue.  Also LibreOffice has more options for exporting as Pdf, such as
doing uncompressed ones for better quality.

Word is really bad with graphics and doesn't have the range of "Anchor to
page" and so on that LO has.  Also it kinda falls over if it has too many

Jpg can mess up images a little by making them be a bit swirly but usually
it's tolerable.  Png tends to be a better format.  However by creating a
Pdf you might even impress your supervisor.

Regards from
Tom :)

From: Orlando Figueiredo <>
To: Libreoffice Global List <>
Sent: Tuesday, 16 October 2012, 15:19
Subject: [libreoffice-users] Images and *doc export

I am writing a long document (my thesis) using LibreOffice and I have a
lot of images (more than 50 on the 200 pages that the document) have). All
images were made with LO Draw. I scanned portions of the documents that I
am analysing and glue them with Draw, usually put a line framing the images
our group of images when it is ready I select all the objects, group them
and copy/past them to writer. Until here everything works smoothly. The
problem comes when I try to export the document to a doc word (which I can
not avoid has it has to be read by my supervisor and she does not use LO
but M$ Office). All the export goes great except for the images that are
not exported and do not appear in the *doc document.
Can anyone help me with this? I understand that I can go to LO Draw, save
the images as jpg and insert them in the Writer document, but if it is
possible to solve this in another way that does not give me more stupid
work to do I would appreciate.
Thank you all.
Orlando Figueiredo


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