Re: How-to set resolution for png export?

I use Dia in conjunction with Inkscape and Gimp to produce the various forms of output I need.  I will make a screen dump and import that in to which ever program is most appropriate.

Of course this limits me to only what I can get on screen, but that is mostly good enough.

Ultimately,  I find output from Dia, other than a screen dump, to be more time consuming than I like.  Even printing is uncertain enough that I usually move the diagram into some other program for the final output, Word, Open Office, Solidworks, Komposer, etc.


On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Richard Moll <richard moll pik-potsdam de> wrote:
I would like to export some of my Dia diagrams as .png's to include them in a OOo Impress presentation.

When exporting via GUI no resolution can be set (here on WinXP with v0.97-pre2) and the default (?) resolution ~400x180 is way too "pixelig".
In the help I found the command line syntax, which unfortunately doesn't work either:
C:\...>dia --export=test.png --size=600x --filter=png test.dia
Notice: User Interface type settings change will take after restart

** (dia.exe:2948): WARNING **: --size parameter unsupported for cairo-png filter
test.dia --> test.png

So is there a way to change the resolution or any other convenient way to import the diagrams into OOo?


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