[SATLUG] OpenOffice and videos

John D Choate jdchoate at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 17:06:20 CDT 2009

On Saturday 11 July 2009 15:49:21 Borries Demeler wrote:
> I am trying to playback an mpg video clip in an OpenOffice presentation.
> I picked a Java runtime environment, and then tried to insert the movie.
> Now Openoffice complains about the format of the file (mpg file generated
> with mencoder from a bunch of jpg files).
> 2 questions:
> 1. what format is supported under OO 2.4?
> 2. How do I convert the mpg file into a supported file without significant
> quality loss?
> Thanks, -Borries

I am not sure about version 2.4. I just tried with version 3.1 and inserted an mpeg video directly, without having to choose java for anything, and it works great.


See if that will play in version 2.4

John C

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