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asked 2013-08-08 00:52:10 +0100

goblinlord gravatar image

updated 2015-08-28 14:22:01 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am running LibreOffice on Windows 8. When I open Writer and Impress when I try to import a jpg from a file it says "Graphics filter not found." I was running on an earlier version and just did an install of the newest version and I am still getting this error. I checked the FAQ and wiki and could not find any information specific to this error.

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Have you done a partial installation?, can you open this graphics files directly browsing in the system?

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2013-08-08 03:42:39 +0100 )edit

I can access the images just fine. Opened them via web browser, windows photo viewer, and mspaint. All work just fine.

goblinlord gravatar imagegoblinlord ( 2013-08-08 23:51:22 +0100 )edit

Just tried completely uninstalling and then reinstalling... same issue. Graphics filter not found.

goblinlord gravatar imagegoblinlord ( 2013-08-09 03:57:42 +0100 )edit

I recently updated to LibreOffice on Ubuntu. I'm having the same error trying to import a tif file (Graphics filter not found). Strangely, Libreoffice is able to 'preview' the image but not insert it into a Writer document. Since I mostly use Writer for technical reports with lots of images, this has effectively rendered Writer useless for me.

thfield gravatar imagethfield ( 2013-09-05 21:32:04 +0100 )edit

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answered 2013-08-27 15:28:21 +0100

ditto. "Graphic filter not found" importing image PNG as exported by Dia.

LibreOffice uname -a Linux fedorabook 3.8.13-100.fc17.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon May 13 13:36:17 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Am able to import using printscreen and then importing the file.

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answered 2013-08-08 00:58:56 +0100

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Have you tried resetting the user profile?, sometimes solves strange issues.

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Just shut down all instances of libreOffice. Removed user profile from my %appdata% folder. Started up libreOffice. I then saw a new folder created in the %appdata% folder. Attempted to insert an image from file (jpg) in a writer document. This resulted in the same error as occurred before "Graphics filter not found."

goblinlord gravatar imagegoblinlord ( 2013-08-08 01:49:05 +0100 )edit

I had the same issue as Goblinlord with LIbreOffice Portable and PNG images. Inserting images by the Import menu didn't work but the drag and drop of image files does. I reset the user profile and it's working again now. Nevertheless, I have still an issue with EPS files with which I get an empty frame when I import them in Impress.

Dorch gravatar imageDorch ( 2014-06-12 11:00:31 +0100 )edit

answered 2013-08-08 17:39:31 +0100

Björgvin gravatar image

For what it's worth, I started seeing the same error with .EPS files once upgraded to 4.1 :

The bug I reported seems to be Ubuntu specific while you are using Windows.

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