Bug 133815 - FILESAVE DOC Input fields not editable
Summary: FILESAVE DOC Input fields not editable
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: filter:doc
Depends on:
Blocks: DOC-Fields
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Reported: 2020-06-09 10:28 UTC by Timur
Modified: 2020-08-02 13:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Document compared as ODT, DOC in LO, DOC in MSO (88.15 KB, image/png)
2020-06-09 10:28 UTC, Timur

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Description Timur 2020-06-09 10:28:27 UTC
Created attachment 161797 [details]
Document compared as ODT, DOC in LO, DOC in MSO

This is DOC bug for export and import of Writer input fields, that were resolved in bug 128460 and bug 125103 for DOCX.

Open simple ODT attachment 151155 [details] and save as DOC. 
Open both in LO (looks good but is wrong, cannot be edited) and MSO (no field).
Comment 1 Telesto 2020-08-01 15:18:41 UTC
This about two different problems, so two bugs IMHO.

1. The field is visible in Office 2003 (not sure if it behaves as expected) 
2. Field can't be edited after export and re-import (seen in LibO 7.1 6.0 4.2)
3. Not sure how to create such field from scratch (tried to replicate, but had quite some issues with field editor. And if I got something.. it got blank on export to DOC (and reopen in LibreOffice). 
4. Not even sure if there is a limited list of allowed field types for DOC. It looks pretty predefined in Word 2003 (based on my superficial observations). However surely not known to much about fields
Comment 2 Buovjaga 2020-08-02 13:05:21 UTC
Repro with file.

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