Bug 35334 - Fileopen DOC: Wordart Caption position that's relative to column in Word is relative to paragraph in Writer (no column option) and wrong
Summary: Fileopen DOC: Wordart Caption position that's relative to column in Word is r...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: low minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: filter:doc
Depends on:
Blocks: DOC
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Reported: 2011-03-15 07:56 UTC by sasha.libreoffice
Modified: 2021-09-14 09:28 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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alignment of text problem (23.50 KB, application/msword)
2011-03-15 07:56 UTC, sasha.libreoffice
similar problem, but with frame (589.50 KB, application/msword)
2012-02-21 06:26 UTC, sasha.libreoffice
previous document, saved as odt using msWord 2007 (195.20 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2012-02-21 07:01 UTC, sasha.libreoffice
bug screenshot (160.44 KB, image/png)
2015-07-21 12:03 UTC, tommy27

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Description sasha.libreoffice 2011-03-15 07:56:57 UTC
Created attachment 44477 [details]
alignment of text problem

In attachment is document cerated in Word2003. There are two arrows with titles. In word both titles are in middle of page, but in Writer one is on right edge. 

Source of problem: bottom title is aligned relative to column. And Writer has no such variant. But variant with relative to page works properly.
I think that when import from doc, alignment to column can be replaced with align to page.

This document demonstrates one another serious problem: Writer works very slow. Try to press Ctrl and rotate mouse to see it.

produced on Mandriva 64 bit and windows XP 32 bit
Libre Office and
Comment 1 Yifan Jiang 2011-03-15 23:58:44 UTC
Confirmed with Libreoffice 3.3.1 SLED 11 sp1. Looking forward to a fix.
Comment 2 Björn Michaelsen 2011-12-23 11:51:58 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 sasha.libreoffice 2011-12-28 03:01:41 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 sasha.libreoffice 2012-02-21 06:26:48 UTC
Created attachment 57395 [details]
similar problem, but with frame
Comment 5 sasha.libreoffice 2012-02-21 07:01:56 UTC
Created attachment 57398 [details]
previous document, saved as odt using msWord 2007
Comment 6 sasha.libreoffice 2012-02-21 07:14:53 UTC
I have added another example with horizontal positioning problem. Writer has no option for positioning object relative to column. Previously I thought that instead my be used "Entire page" or "Page text area". It was wrong. Instead of "Column" should used "Paragraph area".
What is interesting, when Word saves as odt and opens again, frame aligned to column (horizontally). Therefore odt allows this.

PS: When opening doc file with frame from second attachment and select frame, anchor sign appears outside of page. And when we scroll page, anchor remains on the same place on the screen.
Comment 7 Andy Rogers 2012-04-24 03:41:20 UTC
Still present in 3.5.3 RC1
Comment 8 Cédric Bosdonnat 2014-01-20 08:57:50 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 tommy27 2014-06-21 19:57:26 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 QA Administrators 2015-07-18 17:44:04 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 11 tommy27 2015-07-21 12:03:03 UTC
Created attachment 117360 [details]
bug screenshot

still present in LibO and
Build ID: fcdddbd30a8b5cf6a5cc4d2ff28b7d4a20f8ec6b
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-merge-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-07-20_02:07:48
Locale: en-US (it_IT)

see comparative screenshot
Comment 12 QA Administrators 2016-09-20 10:18:13 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 13 Timur 2018-02-15 10:02:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 14 QA Administrators 2019-02-21 03:42:48 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete, spam)
Comment 15 QA Administrators 2021-02-21 03:57:44 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 16 Timur 2021-09-14 09:28:47 UTC
Repro 7.3+ for DOC. Not for MSO saved DOCX.