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From "rony g. flatscher" <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Is there a need for such a bug report related to a LO created odt-file?
Date Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:32:50 GMT
Hi Regina and Andrea,


On 01.09.2014 20:54, Regina Henschel wrote:
> Hi Rony,
>
> Rony G. Flatscher (Apache) schrieb:
>> Hi there,
>>
>> received a LO document (created with LibreOffice 4.2.4.2 on Ubuntu) which causes
AOO 4.1.1 to abend.
>> LO has the reference manager plugin (mendeley) installed and usually stores the file
as a flat
>> document (for subversion) and saved it as an odt for the purpose of sending me the
document. Upon
>> opening the document in AOO the loading process seems to hang in the first fourth
(progress bar) for
>> quite some time, before silently quitting. (This is AOO 4.1.1 on Windows XP.)
>>
>> The sender then sent me a doc-rendering which I could read into AOO.
>>
>> Now, I would be able to supply that document (and the doc rendering) as an attachment
to a bug
>> report, if that is of any help. Or shall I ask that user to open a bug report on
the LO side?
>
> An application should never crash and should not quit without a message to the user.
That has to
> be fixed in Apache OpenOffice. So please write a bug report and attach the .odt document
as
> LibreOffice has produced it and the .fodt file too.
>
> The person, who sends it to you, should try to save the file not in "1.2 Extended (recommended)"
> but in "1.2 Extended (compat mode)" or in "1.2" or even in "1.0/1.1". Then you will likely
be able
> to open it without problems. Hi finds the saving format in Tools > Options > Load/Save
> General.
The user informed me that saving it in an older format with LO did still not allow AOO to
load it
(he now has AOO 4.1.1 installed on Ubuntu).

The issue with the attachment is now filed as <https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=125560>.

---rony



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