Created attachment 39911 [details]
PDF created by Libre has ugly right parenthesis in equation from MATHTYPE object.
Adobe PDF is OK.
Libre FORMULA is OK.
(Need to use MATHTYPE to communicate with publisher.)
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Created attachment 62820 [details]
On pc Debian x86-64 with master sources updated today, I reproduced the problem.
- open the file from the reportee
- export to PDF
Therefore, I attached the pdf so you can see.
Created attachment 80792 [details]
problem workaround with embedded fonts
This seems to be the same bug as #50288:
The problem may be due to a font substitution that takes place in the conversion to PDF. See this tech note from MathType:
I was able to reproduce the problem in LibreOffice Version 126.96.36.199 when using the default export to PDF options, but when I did the export again and checked the option "Embed standard fonts" it worked fine.
Hope that helps.
Matt: I got the division sign even when exporting with embedded fonts. Is it the only option you checked? Could you rename your LO directory profile, check this option and give it a new try to be sure?
The behavior is the same with a fresh profile. I renamed my current \user\ profile directory, and LO made a new one when I restarted the program. Then I did Export to PDF..., and without Embed standard fonts the division sign appeared, but with the box checked the file exported correctly.
Could the version of MathType make a difference? I'm using 6.8
Matt: thank you for your feedback.
I don't have mathtype, I just speak about LibreOffice and export pdf (so mathtype doesn't intervene here I think). On the pdf, I can see the division sign (so not the slash sign).
Created attachment 82927 [details]
Bug 31241 - LO 188.8.131.52.alfa0 screenshot
(In reply to comment #5)
> I did Export to PDF..., and without Embed standard fonts the division sign
> appeared, but with the box checked the file exported correctly.
Build ID: 2013-06-24 own debug build
Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit
The same results. Also seems there are problems with displaying the Math objects in LibreOffice as on attached screenshot.
Frédéric: you might be interested in this one.
(In reply to comment #8)
> Frédéric: you might be interested in this one.
A quick look into the archive, I see that object2 (created with StarMath) is a MathML document while Object1 and Object3 are some binary documents (probably MathType format). I'm not sure how MathType formulas are imported/exported. While MathType can export MathML, it seems that LibreOffice only communicates with MathType via these binary formats.
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Hard to sort out all the different things that are going wrong here
OSX/184.108.40.206: Brackets don't display correctly in document but are correct in PDF
OSX/220.127.116.11: Brackets look correct in document but are placed incorrectly in PDF
Linux/18.104.22.168: Brackets incorrect in both document and PDF
Linux/22.214.171.124: Middle of right bracket has been replaced with a ÷ (division sign) in the PDF
Linux and OSX also disagree about the first "h" in the first equation - on OSX it is a barred "h", on Linux it is a plain "h"
The explicit option to embed standard fonts mentioned in comment 3 has since been removed, and is now the default behaviour. Just possibly Windows may look right by default now... ?
An up to date PDF rendered on Windows with LO 4.4.x would be useful to help evaluate this. If it is correct, the best thing to do would probably be to close this original report as resolved (for Windows), and split out the issues on other platforms into their own bugs.
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