Bug 148883 - FILESAVE Record Changes setting not saved into FODT
Summary: FILESAVE Record Changes setting not saved into FODT
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
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Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Track-Changes ODF-Flat
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Reported: 2022-05-02 07:14 UTC by Aron Budea
Modified: 2022-05-02 08:06 UTC (History)
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Description Aron Budea 2022-05-02 07:14:24 UTC
In a new document, enable Edit -> Track Changes -> Record, save it as FODT, and reload.

=> Record changes is disabled.
This is fine when using ODT format.

Observed in LO (8279d89d6e037def78f50c72fab2116ca56bef52), 3.3.0 / Ubuntu.

The setting is supposed to be stored in the XML as follows (taken from ODT):
      <text:tracked-changes text:track-changes="true"/>

This is missing from the FODT, however if this last line is added manually, the setting is imported correctly, thus it's a FILESAVE issue.

The relevant code that disables the setting seems to be here:
Added in a 2001 commit: