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Pictures rotated randomly [closed]

asked 2013-09-06 18:37:08 +0200

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updated 2015-11-07 23:31:59 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Sometimes when I import a picture into Writer, the picture is rotated 90 degrees from the way it appears in Gimp, Image Viewer, or any other software. If I right click on the picture, and choose "edit Picture" it appears correctly. If I then rotate it 90, it appears flipped 180 in Libreoffice. If I then right click again, and rotate it 90 again it appears correctly, assuming I guessed right on which way to rotate it. I am writing a massive report with two pictures per page and this is getting old.

How can I convince Libreoffice to display pictures correctly rotated without this kludgey workaraound?

Using Libreoffice 3.5.7.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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Just a heads up: it has to do with image rotation flag in JPEG EXIM data.

mahfiaz gravatar imagemahfiaz ( 2013-09-06 20:27:34 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-09-07 01:47:42 +0200

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You will likely need to upgrade to v4.1 in order to obtain support for effective rotating of images in Writer. I am not certain this change improves the ability to correctly interpret Exif data, but it would seem likely that may help.

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