Bug 42789 - Writer FILESAVE: when saving to doc format, option "AutoSize" of frame is lost
Summary: Writer FILESAVE: when saving to doc format, option "AutoSize" of frame is lost
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.3.4 release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: filter:doc
Depends on:
Blocks: DOC-Frames
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Reported: 2011-11-10 07:48 UTC by Olivier
Modified: 2020-10-02 03:50 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Minimal example (36.11 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2011-11-10 07:48 UTC, Olivier

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Description Olivier 2011-11-10 07:48:26 UTC
Created attachment 53372 [details]
Minimal example


I have a minimalist lowriter document with a figure and a caption. When the document is saved as .doc and read again with lowriter, the presentation is modified. This shouldn't happen. See attached minimal example with included explanations.

Best regards,

Comment 1 sasha.libreoffice 2012-02-10 02:37:06 UTC
reproduced in 3.5.0 rc 3 on Fedora 64 bit
anchoring of picture from "to character" becomes "as character"
hight of frame from "auto size" becomes fixed
MS Word 2003 opens this produced doc file exactly as Writer, therefore problem is in saving file. And my question is:
It is possible save this document into doc correctly?
MS Word 2007 can not save anchoring of picture, but can save hight "auto size" into doc format.
Comment 2 sasha.libreoffice 2012-02-10 02:40:02 UTC
reproducible in 3.3.4 , so change version, and it is no regression
Comment 3 A (Andy) 2013-05-08 22:11:00 UTC
reproducible with LO (Win7 Home, 64bit)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2015-03-04 02:21:34 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2015-03-23 12:29:39 UTC

Win 7 Pro 64-bit, LibO Version:
Build ID: 45e2de17089c24a1fa810c8f975a7171ba4cd432
Locale: fi_FI
Comment 6 tommy27 2016-04-16 07:25:11 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 Olivier 2016-04-16 09:30:38 UTC
The bug is still present.
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2018-10-02 02:57:16 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2020-10-02 03:50:44 UTC Comment hidden (spam)