Inserting SVG into an OpenOffice document 2010-11-14

Inserting an SVG image into an OpenOffice document (.odt) took me more time than I expected.

Looking back, this is what worked for me:

  • Download SVG import extension (License: LGPL)
  • Install the extension (Menu > Tools > Extension Manager)
  • Convert to .odg (OpenDocument Drawing) using OpenOffice Draw:
    • Open the SVG file
    • Save as ODG
  • Insert ODG picture into text document (Menu > Insert > Object > OLE Object… > Create from file)
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