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Can't add eps or ps image into LibreOffice writer

asked 2018-06-18 12:22:01 +0200

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I have a .agr (from xmgrace) file and i have converted it into eps/ps format since these image formats don't lose clarity when zoomed.

Now i want to insert these images in the writer. But when i go to insert option in LibreOffice writer (Version: and give the insert->image->abc.eps it gives unknown image format.

I tried even cntrl+c and cntr+v to copy paste the eps/ps image but in vain. If i copy paste .png image it works well, but not with eps/ps image formats.

How can i resolve this issue..??

Herein i am attaching the image saved as .svg (since Libre doesn't allow directly to attach .svg format i have saved in png format by taking the screenshot image ) wherein in the .svg format the font has changed which was Times new roman font originally. C:\fakepath\svg.png

Any suggestions are highly appreciated.

Thank you.

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Strange. suggests that it's possible to insert .eps to documents.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-06-19 18:13:34 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-06-18 13:02:59 +0200

RGB-es gravatar image

LibO do not offer support for eps images. Try converting your image to SVG instead: it's also a vector format and it's well supported by LibO.

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I can convert the image into SVG format, but the font letter (say x, y-axes labeling changes to another text font). How do i resolve this issue?. How do i restrain to original letter font (say i labeled the x, y-axes in times new roman and i want the same font name to be when saved in SVG).

cyf01 gravatar imagecyf01 ( 2018-07-02 12:14:59 +0200 )edit

Coud you attach a sample EPS file?

RGB-es gravatar imageRGB-es ( 2018-07-02 18:28:23 +0200 )edit

@RGB-es i have attached a sample .svg file in which the font has changed.

cyf01 gravatar imagecyf01 ( 2018-07-03 07:07:35 +0200 )edit

The file is a PNG, it seems. Because you said that converting the EPS to SVG lead to font problems, I would like to have the original EPS file to try converting it myself. BTW, how did you converted the EPS file? The few times I needed to convert an EPS to SVG, I used two command line tools, epstopdf and pdf2svg, without problems.

RGB-es gravatar imageRGB-es ( 2018-07-03 19:41:04 +0200 )edit
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