On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 5:42 AM, John & Melonie Curwood wrote:
> results. some file types I could load or save in my Ubuntu Linux
> version of Inkscape but not in the Windows version.
Yes, e.g. EMF is not supported on Linux.
> 1) is there a plug-in that is needed for the .dia file type?
You need Dia installed. http://live.gnome.org/Dia
> 2) why are some formats only able to be saved or opened in the linux
> version of Inkscape?
Because the rely either on applications or API available on just one
> Are there certain components or plug-ins that are installed with the
> linux version that aren't with the windows version.
Yes. The version 0.46, for instance, isn't shipped with UniConvertor
which is used for opening CDR (v0.47 will).
> I can send through a list of the file types in particular if that helps.
Please do :-)