Bug 102322 - Incorrect Text Field appearance in exported PDF files
Summary: Incorrect Text Field appearance in exported PDF files
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Printing and PDF export (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: filter:pdf
Depends on:
Blocks: RTL-CTL PDF-Export
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Reported: 2016-09-21 09:15 UTC by alexrait
Modified: 2021-09-20 03:39 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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ODT file with a text box (8.68 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2016-09-21 09:15 UTC, alexrait
Exported PDF from the ODT. (2.81 KB, application/pdf)
2016-09-21 09:16 UTC, alexrait
Exported PDF from the ODT - seems OK (68.54 KB, application/pdf)
2018-09-17 19:53 UTC, Idan Miara

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Description alexrait 2016-09-21 09:15:56 UTC
Created attachment 127506 [details]
ODT file with a text box

The default text of a PDF text field exported from ODT is not shown properly when this text is in Hebrew.

The attached sample contains such an ODT, export it to PDF to see that does not show Hebrew, unless the field is clicked.
Comment 1 alexrait 2016-09-21 09:16:32 UTC
Created attachment 127507 [details]
Exported PDF from the ODT.
Comment 2 Aron Budea 2016-09-22 05:54:03 UTC
My PDF reader (FoxIt Reader) shows an overlay light-blue fill with the text backwards (so like הקידב), which disappears and reveals the correct text when clicked.
But yeah, it's not correct, and LO v5.2.1.2 / Windows 7 produces such a PDF.
Comment 3 Omer Zak 2017-11-14 10:11:27 UTC
I tested in:

Build ID: 9050854c35c389466923f0224a36572d36cd471a
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.9; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale: en-US (en_US.utf8); Calc: group

OS: Debian 64bit Stretch (Debian 9.2, with some backported packages)

When it opened the demo.odt file, the text in the Text Field was displayed left justified with correct RTL order.
After export to the PDF file, the text was displayed right justified with correct RTL order.
Comment 4 Idan Miara 2018-09-17 19:51:18 UTC
I couldn't reproduce this bug on the on Win10.
Printed to pdf using MS print to PDF. output as expected.
Was it fixed?
Comment 5 Idan Miara 2018-09-17 19:53:56 UTC
Created attachment 144959 [details]
Exported PDF from the ODT - seems OK

I can't reproduce this bug.
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2019-09-20 03:05:26 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2021-09-20 03:39:08 UTC
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