Bug 129644 - Calc chart export as image to pdf producing broken pdf file
Summary: Calc chart export as image to pdf producing broken pdf file
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 111392
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: implementationError
Depends on:
Blocks: PDF-Export
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Reported: 2019-12-27 12:09 UTC by bagus
Modified: 2020-06-12 08:26 UTC (History)
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Description bagus 2019-12-27 12:09:15 UTC
Making chart from range of data and export it as image to pdf file resulting broken pdf file (0 byte of size).

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make range of data ( e.g, 1-10)
2. Klik insert chart button, process it until finish
3. Right click on the chart > Export as Image
4. In the format dropdown, choose PDF

Actual Results:
A broken pdf file containig 0 bytes, can't be opened nor be processed.

Expected Results:
Pdf file of chart than can be opened.

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: Yes

OpenGL enabled: Yes

Additional Info:
Pdf file of image is important because this is the only format that is searchable. For example, title and axis of chart can be searched within pdf viewer. Other format (eps, tiff, png) can not do this.

Build ID: 1:6.2.8~rc2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.4; UI render: default; VCL: gtk2; 
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 1 ian 2019-12-27 18:19:34 UTC
Thank you for reporting the bug. I can confirm that the bug is present in a recent daily build.

Version: (x64)
Build ID: 209fc9fd7fa433947af0bf86e210d73fa7f5a045
CPU threads: 2; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 17763; UI render: GL; VCL: win; 
Locale: en-US (en_US); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: CL
Comment 2 Buovjaga 2020-01-25 19:14:53 UTC
Apparently PDF as a format option was added in 5.3 and it has never produced working files.
Comment 3 Timur 2020-06-12 08:26:38 UTC
Looks duplicate. 
Rule of thumb is to search before reporting and confirming.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 111392 ***