On Tuesday 06 November 2007, Joe Smith wrote: >Les wrote: >> ... Took three applications, Gimp, draw, and snapshot to get what I >> wanted. And then the modifications don't quite match the original, but >> at least it is technically correct which is the most important thing for >> logical diagrams. >> >> I think I need to find an easier way. > >If you want nice web graphics, Inkscape is the right way to go: it's >superior in quality, capability and usability over Draw. > >The only areas where Draw has something of an edge is a) it's a bit >easier to get started with and b) it plays well with the other OOo apps. > >I find Draw adequate for simple technical illustrations; Inkscape is a >lot more artistically powerful. > >If you want to post a link to what you're working on, we might be able >to make some specific suggestions. > ><Joe As a subscript to all this, it turns out that draw is in the 2.3.0 version, but an entry in the kmenu wasn't made. That you can fix, and I also found a sort of a CAD extension for it while I was moseying around on their site. But these 'extensions' only work with the later versions according to the web page on them at OOo.org. -- Cheers, Gene "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) C:\WINDOWS>DEL *.* I feel better now.