Re: commit: Fix 6839 images inside text boxes disappear.

From: Hubert Figuiere <>
Date: Sat May 29 2004 - 00:46:06 CEST

On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 15:17 +1000, Martin Sevior wrote:

> CVS: Modified Files:
> CVS: text/fmt/xp/fp_Run.cpp wp/impexp/xp/ie_imp_RTF.cpp
> CVS:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Fix 6839 images inside text boxes disappear.
> This was caused by a regression in our RTF importer that prevented
> images exported by our RTF exporter being able to be imported.
> This in turn was caused by deliberately ignoring the /*/shppict keyword.
> Did you do that Hub? Why?

Actually the change was deliberate. I have plenty of reason and was
working on a fix for that, a fix that happen to be longer at each stage,
before I had to dig into 8 days of full real life without touching a
computer (but ATMs :- ).

The revision commit is here:

revision 1.286
date: 2004/04/30 17:48:29; author: hub; state: Exp; lines: +203 -36
Fix a bug where image where imported twice but was hidden by
a bug where image hex was dumped in the text (due to wrong
\shp handling)
Import MetaData from RTF.

Current work make shppict being handled more correctly. It should be
noted that something is done wrong: you consider shppict == Text Boxes
in AbiWord. This is wrong, since Text Boxes in AbiWord do more than whan
RTF shppict does. (or I miss something in the RTF 1.7 spec).

Expect that this patch gets reverted by my next RTF commit sometime next
week (I merely not have time in the next days to work on that).


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