I received a bug report against debian's 0.43 version of inkscape:
> In the export bitmap entry of the File menu, the default is to have an
> image with an extension (and format) of png. However, if I change this
> to file.jpg, inkscape silently decides that it'll still export a png,
> but with the *extension* jpg.
> Instead, inkscape should do as the Gimp does, and do smart things with
> the extension and/or offer the user a choice.
> At the bare minimum, give a warning and/or save the file as file.jpg.png
> so there is no ambiguity about the filetype.
I thought I should submit this here before I add it to the tracker due
to the recent discussion about changes in the export dialog. Perhaps we
could warn the user in this dialog that at the moment only png is
supported for bitmap exports.
With best wishes,
On 1/7/06, Wolfram Quester <wolfi@...> wrote:
> > Instead, inkscape should do as the Gimp does, and do smart things with
> > the extension and/or offer the user a choice.
I remember we had such a bug in the tracker, please search.
Inkscape. Draw Freely.