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How to export an image from an odt (writer) file ?

asked 2012-11-29 09:19:37 +0100

Tormen gravatar image

updated 2013-05-01 14:30:51 +0100

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I have a picture within a writer .odt file and would like to save it as image file.

What is the easiest way to achieve this ? (under Linux if this matters (and if possible independend of any desktop mechanism provided by KDE/GNOME/...)

Do I need to copy + paste it into DRAW or can I save/export right away from the WRITER ?

Thanks a lot!

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If I select the image and go to FILE -> Export and I check the "Selection"(only) box, I cannot choose any image format, but only .PDF, .Xhtml and .xml ...

Tormen ( 2012-11-29 09:26:39 +0100 )edit

OK ... if I copy the image.

Tormen ( 2012-11-29 09:34:52 +0100 )edit

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answered 2012-11-30 15:15:14 +0100

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Just open the context-menu on the graphic and it will show a "Save graphics" option.

An alternative way (for images that are embedded into the document, but you can always use Edit|Links → break links to convert linked ones to embedded ones) is to open the odt document in a zip-program and copy the images from there directly.

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