Bug 109226 - Add support for microsoft write .wri
Summary: Add support for microsoft write .wri
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Android Viewer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: ARM Android
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: (Android)-Unsupported-formats
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Reported: 2017-07-20 02:05 UTC by vihsa
Modified: 2023-01-17 13:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description vihsa 2017-07-20 02:05:33 UTC
microsoft write .wri does not display content, shoes code only.

Steps to Reproduce:
download and open ole_emb.wri


Actual Results:  
displays code only

Expected Results:
open file normally

displays code only on 5.3
does not open on 6.0


build ID: 4136757

build ID: 643da8e

device: lyf flame 3 [ ls-4001 ]
os: android 5.1

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Android 5.1; Mobile; rv:56.0) Gecko/56.0 Firefox/56.0
Comment 1 Matt Paul 2018-10-23 20:24:16 UTC Comment hidden (spam)
Comment 2 Matt Paul 2018-10-23 20:25:50 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Michael Weghorn 2023-01-17 13:10:58 UTC
Is this issue still relevant?
Supporting more file formats presumably also means that the size of the APK will increase (due to more services that will have to be included), so I tend to suggest focusing on those that are particularly relevant.

In addition, the mechanism to open a file in Android Viewer currently depends on the Android system identifying the proper MIME type, which probably isn't the case for most of the proprietary and not so frequently used file types. (So supporting these might need some "open any file, ignore file type" handling instead (possibly hidden behind a setting?).)