[texhax] postscript printing

Steve Schwartz S.J.Schwartz at qmul.ac.uk
Thu Jun 24 13:09:41 CEST 2004

Try saving your file in xls format and using gnumeric insteat of 
openoffice. gnumeric has a latex output and clear instructions in the file 
about how to include it, including the necessary preamble incantations. I 
find it works very well.


On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 02:35:31AM -0400, Sebastian Luque wrote:
> Dear List,
> Apologies if this is a bit off-topic. The question might belong in 
> OpenOffice's mailing lists, but I suspect there's a better chance of getting 
> it answered here than in those lists.
> I'm creating tables in OpenOffice's Calc package and printing them to file as 
> '.ps' for inclusion in a latex file. The images look ok on screen in the 
> preview panel, and can also view them ok using Ghostscript. I'm using the 
> graphicx package and -trying- to include the files with:
> \includegraphics[width=\columnwidth]{<filename>}
> After LaTeX'ing the file, the page where the image should appear contains 
> everything except the image. The image doesn't print at all on screen nor on 
> hardcopy. I don't have any problems including '.ps' files produced from 
> several other programs. For example, I have several figures produced in the 
> statistics program R that appear fine both on screen and on paper. Have any 
> OpenOffice users in the list experienced this and if so, have you found any 
> solutions?
> I'm using Linux Debian (hard disk installation of Knoppix 3.4), KDE desktop, 
> TeTeX, and OpenOffice (1.1).
> Thanks a lot in advance.
> Sebastian
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