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Bug 106472 - Headless printing ignores macro
Summary: Headless printing ignores macro
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Printing and PDF export (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Commandline
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Reported: 2017-03-10 09:41 UTC by macau
Modified: 2019-10-24 02:40 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

See Also:
Crash report or crash signature:

file with macro (24.61 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet-template)
2017-06-09 14:15 UTC, macau

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Description macau 2017-03-10 09:41:37 UTC
Macros in document wont apply when i try to print in headless mode via command line. When i open same document in graphical mode, all macro work fine in automatic mode. I tryed 4.1, 5.1.6, 5.2.3, 5.3.0 and apcahe openoffice 4.1 builds in different files and different os'ses (archlinux, centos6, ubuntu 15 lts). Security level in settings in low level.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create text document in writer
2.Write some macro
3.Open document via command line with property parameter
3.1 without print parameter: soffice -norestore -nofirststartwizard -nologo macro://./Standard.Module1.MakeTextStyle
3.2 with print parameter: soffice -norestore -nofirststartwizard -nologo -p macro://./Standard.Module1.MakeTextStyle

Actual Results:  
witout print parameter (-p) document opens fine, all macro applyed automatic.
with -p parameter document prints on default printer, but macro wont apply. 

Expected Results:
apply macro from document, render file and then print document via default printer.

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: Yes

Additional Info:

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:45.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/45.0
Comment 1 Xisco Faulí 2017-03-10 10:06:46 UTC
Hello macau,

Thank you for reporting the bug. Please attach a sample document, as this makes it easier for us to verify the bug. 
I have set the bug's status to 'NEEDINFO'. Please change it back to 'UNCONFIRMED' once the requested document is provided.
(Please note that the attachment will be public, remove any sensitive information before attaching it. 
See for help on how to do so.)
Comment 2 macau 2017-06-09 14:15:20 UTC
Created attachment 133928 [details]
file with macro

Htis file contains some macro. If i start them via terminal emulator without print key,  all work fine: "soffice /tmp/result.ots 'macro://./Standard.Module1.BuildReport()'"
But when i do same with "-p" key, document prints on default printer but without macro:
"soffice -p /tmp/result.ots 'macro://./Standard.Module1.BuildReport()'"
Comment 3 RickyAnderson 2018-09-27 07:30:20 UTC Comment hidden (spam)
Comment 4 Buovjaga 2018-10-23 17:48:15 UTC

Arch Linux 64-bit
Build ID: 9a373521d7a328197a4bf9abeb0a981b7acba896
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.18; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3_kde5; 
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: threaded
Built on 19 October 2018
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2019-10-24 02:40:25 UTC
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