How can I insert/embed AVI and SWF videos in Impress ?

Asked by Ven on 2011-07-05

Hi,

When ever a avi or flash movie is being inserted on Libre Office, Impress does not recognize them when choosing to insert. Also, If choosing all files and inserting either a AVI or SWF format file, it won't play.

Please let me know if you need any other information.

Thanks!

Regards,

Ven

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: libreoffice-core 1:3.3.2-1ubuntu5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic 2.6.38.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Jul 5 10:02:35 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: libreoffice
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-05-06 (59 days ago)

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2011-07-05
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2011-07-06

This question was originally filed as bug #805853.

Fabián Rodríguez (magicfab) said : #1

Sorry, meant SWF.

William Ranvaud (wiranvaud) said : #2

Hello,
I've searched the Libreoffice documentation (http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/) about media installation on Ubuntu.
"In Linux-based systems such as Ubuntu, media do not work straight out of the box. You need to download the Java Media Framework API (JMF) and add the path to jmf.jar to the Class Path in Tools → Options → LibreOffice → Java."

But apparently inserting swf is a feature that is not yet implemented in LibreOffice
http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.documentfoundation.libreoffice.user/6032

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