Endnotes in ODT format use arabic numbering by default. They look the same after saving to DOC. But MS Word sees them as lower case roman numerals. Round tripping Word->Writer->Word causes the same problem. This bug goes back to at least ver. 3.3 and is reproducible. Word 2003 and Word 2010 agree.
See also: Bug 40049 - Footnote settings don't stick
In that bug the user wants roman numerals, but Writer keeps switching back to arabic.
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example file for experiments
reproduced in LibO 3.6.0 master on Fedora 64 bit
Word 2003 sees endnotes different as LibO
and first endnote has another problem: additional paragraph and tab
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in 184.108.40.206 on WinXP:
- endnotes transform from arabic to roman, for example 3 becomes iii. But I am not sure if it is a bug of LO or feature of doc format.
- additional paragraph in first note still appears
- endnote looks as footnote (appears on the same page) in Word. May be it is feature of Word. Or bug.
So, in last version of LO problem remains.
I still see roman numerals in Office Word 2007 with a document saved by Version: 220.127.116.11 Build ID: 644e4637d1d8544fd9f56425bd6cec110e49301b.
Not sure if this is related but the same also happens when saving a document as RTF.
(In reply to kitchin from comment #0)
> Endnotes in ODT format use arabic numbering by default.
I cannot confirm that statement. With a US English locale, when I "insert endnote" I get a roman numeral (i). (Arabic numbering IS used for FOOTnotes.)
When I open the Endnote.odt file from comment 2, I see roman numerals. They remain roman numerals after round-tripping to .docx and .rtf.
Changing to NEEDINFO: need more detail to replicate this bug. Could not replicate with bibisect-43all at LO3.6, or at LO6.0 master with English US locale.
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