Ubu - need a visio reader

Owen Townend owen.townend at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 03:25:33 UTC 2008


On 3/4/08, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> On 03/03/2008 06:44 PM, jack wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 18:18 -0800, NoOp wrote:
> >> On 03/03/2008 05:51 PM, jack wrote:
> >> > I'm googling for this at the moment, but does anyone know of a visio
> >> > reader (.vsd file) that I can run on Ubuntu Gutsy ?
> >> >
> >> > Thanks for the help. I need to view a visio file like right away for
> >> > work...
> >> >
> >> > Jack
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >> .vsd no, but .vsd yes: dia
>
>
> Sorry, should have been dxf yes via dia.
>
>
> >>
> >> sudo apt-get install dia-gnome
> > Tried this already. Got - "Unknown file type"
> > I also found some info on OOo draw and tried it as well.
> > Gives a long list of filters to use, none of which is visio...
> >>
> >> Best bet is to have whoever made it export it to .dxf for you.
> >>
> >> However, if you have an old copy of visio you can install via Wine. I
> >> have an old 5.0 version working & if you need it converted send it to
> me
> >> and I'll see if my version can open it up. I'll then print it to a pdf
> >> and convert it to dxf & send it back to you.
> > My visio on my vm is hosed at the moment and i left the discs at work
> > so, this would help, but would prefer to send off-list... (scanned, of
> > course).
> >
>
>
> Send away  to my email address & send the vsd - I'll keep it
> confidential of course and off list. Again, I only have Viso v5.0 so I
> may not be able to convert it for you if it is one of the MS Visio
> formats, but more than willing to give it a shot.
>
> Gary
>
>
>
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Hey,
  If you can't open it feel free to send it to me, same deal - off list and
confidential, but I have a more recent version available (Visio 2003)

cheers,
Owen.
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