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What are the 5.x Draw Import/Export Filters? [closed]

asked 2015-10-08 12:26:55 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I see continual questions such as "Will LO import Corel Draw files?". Import + export are done via Filters, and there are reported to be hundreds of them available. However, nowhere within the documentation has anybody thought to say what these filters are, nor which files they refer to, nor what programs they support. That makes life damn difficult for humble LO supporters trying to answer questions.

So, what filters are available for Draw files?

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Alex Kemp gravatar imageAlex Kemp ( 2015-11-18 22:25:51 +0100 )edit

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answered 2015-10-08 12:30:10 +0100

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updated 2015-11-19 11:14:45 +0100

Thank you for asking that question, Alex.

filters-draw.odt (Writer version of filter.draw)
filters-draw.ods (Calc version of filter.draw)(added 2015-11-18)
(filter.draw is hand-extracted from draw.xcd)

:~$ /opt/libreoffice5.0/program/soffice.bin --version
LibreOffice 437e4abdf9e72fd0a6e6f8697a0e659bc77f9b10
:~$ cat filter.draw | wc -l

Obtained from /opt/libreoffice5.0/share/registry/draw.xcd; Debian 6.0:

:~$ cat filter.draw | sort
"Adobe/Macromedia Freehand" Extensions:fh fh1 fh2 fh3 fh4 fh5 fh6 fh7 fh8 fh9 fh10 fh11
"Beagle_Works_Draw" Extensions:-
"ClarisDraw" Extensions:-
"ClarisWorks/AppleWorks Document" Extensions:cwk
"Corel Draw Document" Extensions:cdr
"Corel Presentation Exchange" Extensions:cmx
"draw8" Extensions:odg
"draw8_template" Extensions:otg
"draw_StarOffice_XML_Draw_Template" Extensions:std
"GreatWorks Document" Extensions:-
"MacDraft" Extensions:-
"MacDraw II" Extensions:-
"MacDraw (v0-v1)" Extensions:-
"MacPaint (v1)" Extensions:-
"Microsoft Works for Mac Drawing (v1 - v4)" Extensions:-
"OpenDocument Drawing Flat XML" Extensions:fodg odg xml
"PageMaker Document (Adobe PageMaker)" Extensions:p65 pm pm6 pmd
"PDF - Portable Document Format" Extensions:pdf
"Publisher Document" (Microsoft Publisher 98-2010) Extensions:pub
"StarOffice XML (Draw)" Extensions:sxd
"SuperPaint (v1)" Extensions:-
"Visio Document" (Microsoft Visio 2000-2013) Extensions:vdx vsd vsdm vsdx
"WordPerfect Graphics" Extensions:wpg

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