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Bug 120197 - Blank xls document on Calc with certain type of documents
Summary: Blank xls document on Calc with certain type of documents
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: filter:xls
Depends on:
Blocks: XLS
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Reported: 2018-09-29 16:44 UTC by impreza233
Modified: 2019-03-24 14:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

File that causes the issue (18.71 KB, application/
2018-09-29 21:01 UTC, impreza233

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Description impreza233 2018-09-29 16:44:10 UTC
I have seen a weird bug on the treatment of a specific .xls file in Libreoffice Calc, and in Libreoffice 5.4. When I open that file it gives me this option the program shows this screen:
And, when it finishes opening gives me a blank screen:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go to this page and download the file in xls format (old Excel icon): Open the xls file
3. This is the bug 

Actual Results:
Blank cells

Expected Results:
Cells filled with info 

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: Yes

Additional Info:
Comment 1 Roman Kuznetsov 2018-09-29 20:23:22 UTC
please download xls file and attach it into this bug.

I see 404 error on your link
Comment 2 impreza233 2018-09-29 20:59:26 UTC
Ok, no problem. :)
Comment 3 impreza233 2018-09-29 21:01:20 UTC
Created attachment 145270 [details]
File that causes the issue
Comment 4 Roman Kuznetsov 2018-09-29 21:32:52 UTC
I confirm this bug with file from attach, but when I open it in Excel I get message about wrong file format...and Excel opens this XLS file well.

Version: (x64)
Build ID: 65905a128db06ba48db947242809d14d3f9a93fe
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 10.0; UI render: GL; 
Locale: ru-RU (ru_RU); Calc: CL
Comment 5 Xisco Faulí 2018-10-17 12:24:42 UTC
Also reproduced in

Build ID: 3ca42d8d51174010d5e8a32b96e9b4c0b3730a53
Threads 4; Ver: 4.10; Render: default; 

Build ID: c15927f20d4727c3b8de68497b6949e72f9e6e9e

Version (Build ID: efca6f15609322f62a35619619a6d5fe5c9bd5a)

LibreOffice 3.3.0 
OOO330m19 (Build:6)
tag libreoffice-