Bug 142864 - [WMF] should ignore META_ESCAPE_ENHANCED_METAFILE
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: filters and storage (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
4.1 all versions
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: 70710 EMF-WMF
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Reported: 2021-06-15 04:14 UTC by Valek Filippov
Modified: 2023-06-16 03:13 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

See Also:
Crash report or crash signature:

WMF sample with Escape MR with EMF in it (868 bytes, image/x-wmf)
2021-06-15 04:15 UTC, Valek Filippov
How it should look like (6.29 KB, image/png)
2021-06-15 04:16 UTC, Valek Filippov

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Description Valek Filippov 2021-06-15 04:14:24 UTC
It looks like MS implementations (MS Paint, MS Office) ignore META_ESCAPE_ENHANCED_METAFILE record in WMF files.

Steps to Reproduce:
Open attached WMF sample.

Actual Results:
LO shows red text "BAD".

Expected Results:
It should show green text "GOOD".

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:
Result seems to be the same for regular WMF and Aldus Placeable versions, with or without EMF+ in EMF part.
Comment 1 Valek Filippov 2021-06-15 04:15:51 UTC
Created attachment 172880 [details]
WMF sample with Escape MR with EMF in it
Comment 2 Valek Filippov 2021-06-15 04:16:55 UTC
Created attachment 172881 [details]
How it should look like
Comment 3 Xisco Faulí 2021-06-15 12:10:11 UTC
Also reproduced in

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

Version (Build ID: efca6f15609322f62a35619619a6d5fe5c9bd5a)
Comment 4 BogdanB 2021-06-15 12:27:08 UTC
BAD in
Version: (x64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 8a45595d069ef5570103caea1b71cc9d82b2aae4
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 6.1 Service Pack 1 Build 7601; UI render: Skia/Raster; VCL: win
Locale: ro-RO (en_US); UI: en-US
Calc: CL
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2023-06-16 03:13:56 UTC
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