Bug 134862 - FILEOPEN PPTX: RTL attribute lost on import
Summary: FILEOPEN PPTX: RTL attribute lost on import
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: target:7.6.0
Keywords: filter:pptx
Depends on:
Blocks: PPTX-RTL
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Reported: 2020-07-16 11:56 UTC by Ofir
Modified: 2023-02-22 16:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Crash report or crash signature:

PPTX with RTL attribute (31.59 KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation)
2020-07-16 11:57 UTC, Ofir
PDF exported from PowerPoint 2013 showing the expected result (33.09 KB, application/pdf)
2020-07-16 11:57 UTC, Ofir

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Description Ofir 2020-07-16 11:56:06 UTC
The attached PPTX has text with RTL and align-right attributes. The RTL attribute is missing in Impress.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open the attached PPTX in Impress
2. Compare the text with the attached PDF exported from PowerPoint 2013.

Actual Results:
The order of Hebrew and English text is reversed.

Expected Results:
Correct order.

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:
Build ID: 04ba7e3f1e51af6c5d653e543a620e36719083fd
CPU threads: 1; OS: Linux 5.4; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3
Locale: en-US (en_IL); UI: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 1 Ofir 2020-07-16 11:57:32 UTC
Created attachment 163112 [details]
PPTX with RTL attribute
Comment 2 Ofir 2020-07-16 11:57:59 UTC
Created attachment 163113 [details]
PDF exported from PowerPoint 2013 showing the expected result
Comment 3 Xisco Faulí 2020-07-17 10:18:47 UTC
Reproduced in

Build ID: d851a02df57ab378ed0cc6d9362516de09c3279c
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.19; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); UI: en-US
Calc: threaded

Build ID: 5b168b3fa568e48e795234dc5fa454bf24c9805e
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Linux 4.8; UI Render: default; 
Locale: ca-ES (ca_ES.UTF-8)

Build ID: c15927f20d4727c3b8de68497b6949e72f9e6e9e

Version (Build ID: efca6f15609322f62a35619619a6d5fe5c9bd5a)

- LibreOffice 3.3.0 
OOO330m19 (Build:6)
tag libreoffice-
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2022-07-18 03:26:53 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Gabor Kelemen (allotropia) 2022-07-19 20:27:46 UTC
Still an issue in

Version: (x64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: a4ab155ae15e9e6d4deb157634f8b86c87fcbde4
CPU threads: 14; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 19044; UI render: Skia/Raster; VCL: win
Locale: en-US (hu_HU); UI: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 6 Xisco Faulí 2023-02-22 11:29:28 UTC
Issue fixed by:

author	Justin Luth <jluth@mail.com>	2022-07-28 09:03:13 -0400
committer	Miklos Vajna <vmiklos@collabora.com>	2022-08-02 08:15:26 +0200
commit f7b5eefc36f6a7627e867651bafe38bdeb2f9c00 (patch)
tree 33929a5368d034e3ebace2988d9e2dc20a11537f
parent 339d47a352650285c8ea14f9d8c0b36616b0ed7c (diff)
tdf#148810 pptx import: Depth set by EE_PARA_OUTLLEVEL

@Justin, thanks for fixing this issue!!
Comment 7 Commit Notification 2023-02-22 16:51:14 UTC
Xisco Fauli committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":


tdf#134862: sd_export_tests-ooxml1: Add unittest

It will be available in 7.6.0.

The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
https://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:

Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.