Re: Image insertion

Subject: Re: Image insertion
From: Daniel Weber (
Date: Sat Feb 19 2000 - 14:56:18 CST

sam th wrote:

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> On Sat, 19 Feb 2000, Daniel Weber wrote:
> > Whenever I try to insert a picture in Abiword, I get an error stating
> > the file "is not the type it claims to be". I didn't see anything in
> > bugzilla about it, is anyone else seeing this?
> >
> >
> This is code that I wrote. Currently, AbiWord only supports PNG images.
> The problem is, if you try to open another type as a png, it will crash
> libpng. So, it currently looks at the first few bytes and sees if it is
> an PNG file, and assumes that you thought it was a PNG file. Hence the
> error message. If this picture was in PNG format, we have a problem, and
> I will try to fix it.
> sam th
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GIF's and jpegs only at this point. png files seem to work fine. That's
fine - I can always convert to png. Thanks

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