Bug 90342 - Kontour 1.2 RC1 cannot read a file created by Kontour 1.1
Summary: Kontour 1.2 RC1 cannot read a file created by Kontour 1.1
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 90341
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: koffice (Show other bugs)
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact:
URL: http://trio.cfr.washington.edu/~jeffs...
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Reported: 2003-05-07 07:51 UTC by Jeff Silverman
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:52:55 UTC
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Description Jeff Silverman 2003-05-07 07:51:38 UTC
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Description of problem:
RedHat Linux 7.2 has kontour in koffice-1.1-5
RedHat Linux 8.0 has kontour in koffice-1.2-0.rc1.4

When I try to open a .kil file that was created with kontour on my RH7.2
machine, it thinks about it for a while and then decides it cannot open the file
and exits.

One possible work around would to convert the kontour file to kivio.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Kontour 1.2 RC1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Save the file in the URL http://trio.cfr.washington.edu/~jeffs/FCCS_DFD4b.kil
2.kontour FCCS_DFD4b.kil
3.Wait about 10 seconds on a 300 MHz machine

Actual Results:  Could not open file: /home/jeffs/FCCS_DFD4b.kil

Expected Results:  You should see something like

Additional info:

http://www.koffice.org/faq/index.phtml#AEN614 says that "Kontour (formerly known
as KIllustrator which had to be changed due to legal reasons) used to be a
vector drawing program similar to Corel Draw or Adobe Illustrator. This program
is not being actively maintained anymore. The Karbon14 vector drawing
application has taken its place."

Furthermore, "There is a filter in the works which will allow to open old
Kontour files in Karbon14, so you can then save them in the new Karbon14 format.
This filter is not yet complete but you can already find a version in

I guess I have to find the filter, huh.

Comment 1 Ngo Than 2003-05-07 16:04:22 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 90341 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:52:55 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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