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Re: [suse-amd64] OpenOffice/PDF
  • From: Mike Roy <mjroy2416@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 11:27:45 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200505250728.54500.mjroy2416@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hello everyone:
Well, as suggested, I did use YOU to update
my system and this appears to have solved the PDF
problem. After 'exporting' a file from OpenOffice
in PDF format, clicking on the icon correctly opens
the PDF file.
Thanks to all those that helped.
cheers,
Mike


On Wednesday 25 May 2005 4:49 am, Matt T. wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 May 2005 02:06, Mike Roy wrote:
> > Hello everyone:
> > I'm running SuSE 9.3/64-bit mode. In
> > OpenOffice, if I want to save a file as a PDF, I
> > click on the icon and the file appears in the
> > folder. However, when I go to open the file,
> > I get an error message alerting me to:
> >
> > configure Ghostview
> >
> > When I go to the Ghostview link,
> > I'm not sure what to do or what to correct. The
> > file is also 'incomplete', a two-page document
> > may only show the first one or two paragarphs.
> > Has anyone had this same problem.
> > Under earlier flavors of OpenOffice,
> > the PDF format was part of the 'print' menu,
> > but, under v 2.0, PDF has its own button.
> > Any help greatly appreciated.
> > Cheers,
> > Mike
>
> Please make sure you did install the latest YOU update.
>
> There was a printing bug which was visible when printing in OOo on
> x86_64 systems. It is fixed, and you install the fix with the
> latest YOU update (I think it is in the "xv" package, AFAIR).
>
> After installing it printing from OOo apps in my SuSE 64 bit
> installation works fine again, and since PDF is like printing, you
> might see the same bug.
>
> HTH,
> Matt

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