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Bug 52576 - fileopen: libreoffice generate thousands of page in this particulare .doc file
Summary: fileopen: libreoffice generate thousands of page in this particulare .doc file
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.5.4 release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: DOC-Frames
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Reported: 2012-07-27 09:34 UTC by chrone
Modified: 2020-10-03 09:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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this file triggers the bug (251.70 KB, application/msword)
2012-07-27 09:34 UTC, chrone

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Description chrone 2012-07-27 09:34:01 UTC
Created attachment 64768 [details]
this file triggers the bug

i don't know whether this is a bug or not, got it from email and when i opened, it generated thousand of pages and kept increasing and made my libreoffice hung.
Comment 1 Jorendc 2012-12-30 11:35:29 UTC
Thanks for reporting!

I can reproduce this using (Build ID: c5132e30fb09477aa46d810dd86727b3aa8cf20)
TinderBox: MacOSX-Intel@1-built_no-moz_on_10.6.8, Branch:master, Time: 2012-12-30_01:12:12

and LibreOffice (Build ID: 2ef5aff)

Tested with Mac OSX 10.8.2, so not Windows only -> platform set to 'all'.

In Word for Mac the file is only 4 pages long; in LibreOffice 7700+ pages and in LibreOffice 4.1 even worse 8500+ pages.
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2015-04-19 03:21:14 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Buovjaga 2015-06-15 19:53:00 UTC
Yep still doing it.

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 01a189abcd9a4ca472a74b3b2c000c9338fc2c91
TinderBox: Win-x86@39, Branch:master, Time: 2015-06-14_07:46:28
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2016-09-20 10:02:01 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Thomas Lendo 2017-10-01 21:16:45 UTC
Still repro with Version:
Build ID: 1d0fbc9927f357d25859b7cca7ea5e9a9637681e
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.10; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale: de-DE (de_DE.UTF-8); Calc: group
moggi's auto updater build, 2017-10-01
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2018-10-03 02:54:26 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2020-10-03 03:51:52 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Buovjaga 2020-10-03 09:29:40 UTC
8855 pages

Arch Linux 64-bit
Build ID: 09c24681a3414092fde50ec0f617c9f7c79e8a61
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 5.8; UI render: default; VCL: kf5
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); UI: en-US
Calc: threaded
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