Bug 103207 - FILEOPEN: Vertical lines missing from margins (added with table/fame in the header), at wrong position in DOCX (Pleading document)
Summary: FILEOPEN: Vertical lines missing from margins (added with table/fame in the h...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: interoperability
Keywords: filter:docx
Depends on: 90534 103208
Blocks: DOCX-Frames DOCX-Header-Footer
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Reported: 2016-10-14 04:30 UTC by Robinson Tryon (qubit)
Modified: 2020-11-26 08:21 UTC (History)
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Description Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2016-10-14 04:30:16 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #90534 +++

The court requires documents to have two vertical lines on the left margin and 1 vertical line on the right margin. (Word puts these in the header.)

Attachment 114701 [details] is a DOCX document that includes said vertical lines as expected by the courts.

Here's how it looks in Mac Word 2011:  attachment 114709 [details]
Here's how it looks in a recent build of 5.3 alpha0: attachment 127334 [details]

In LibreOffice, the right vertical line is missing on all pages and the left vertical lines are missing on the 2nd page. On the 1st page, the left vertical lines are visible, but are significantly further to the right, intruding into the main body of text.
Comment 1 Cor Nouws 2016-10-14 07:23:32 UTC
It looks as if this vertical line is created by some table/frame combination, that is not related to the other (text)content of the document.

So yes, this docx file opens broken, different. But no, it is not related to the format required by the court - one could get the needed result in another way too.

Even more broken in

wrt severity: Just a 'normal' formatting issue
Comment 2 Cor Nouws 2016-10-14 13:16:01 UTC
see https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/attachment.cgi?id=128005 in the other bug :)
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2017-12-10 16:39:37 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2019-12-11 03:38:47 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 sdc.blanco 2020-01-31 12:43:07 UTC
Opened attachment 114701 [details] 
No vertical lines in either margin (tested with print preview and export pdf)

Version: (x64)
Build ID: eeb2d19e77d6dc47c68e8ba0920a02cf64a1247b
CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 18363; UI render: GL; VCL: win; 
Locale: en-US (en_DK); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: CL