Using menu item "File => Print" the applications CALC, IMPRESS and DRAW crashes. Same behavior if you are using "STRG + P"
WRITER doesn’t show this behavior.
By using the button "direct print" it works fine for all applications even by using button "pdf export".
Behavior is reproducible also for empty documents.
I have configured local, network and pdf printers.
Correction: Also WRITER has same behavior (but not at each time). I.e. WRITER also often crashes by using menu item "File => Save" instead of button "direct print". Error occurs on WIN XP and WIN 7.
Does this happen after version upgrade? If yes, from which version to which version?
Anyway, could you please try resetting your user profile? See http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/UserProfile for details.
Also, please don't remove old profile, but keep it as a backup. If resetting user profile helps, please attach old profile here. Thanks :-)
(In reply to comment #2)
> Does this happen after version upgrade? If yes, from which version to which
> Anyway, could you please try resetting your user profile? See
> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/UserProfile for details.
> Also, please don't remove old profile, but keep it as a backup. If resetting
> user profile helps, please attach old profile here. Thanks :-)
Yes, it was an upgrade from 3.5.6 to 3.6.2.
After resetting the user profile it works fine, now.
I try to attach the old user profile.
Thanks a lot for your help.
(In reply to comment #3)
> After resetting the user profile it works fine, now.
Great to hear this! :-)
> I try to attach the old user profile.
Please attach it or upload it somewhere and post the link here. This is crucial to get this bug fixed. Thanks again.
(In reply to comment #4)
> Please attach it or upload it somewhere and post the link here. This is
> crucial to get this bug fixed. Thanks again.
Because the zip file was about 91 MB it was not possible to upload it to bugzilla. However you can download it at http://ge.tt/37z6oRP
Sorry for late reply. I can confirm this bug with official 184.108.40.206 release on Windows XP. More details will come later.
Workaround that I found worked:
You could use your own profile (before reset). After taking the profile folder back, go to $path-to-your-profile/uno_packages/cache, and delete uno_packages.db. When started LibO, you need to re-install your 2 extensions again: LanguageTool and EP-OO Writer (if I recall its name correctly). I think this is better than losing all your customization.
Thanks for this bug report.
I confirm the printing problem in the following circumstances:
LibO crashes if I first open a database. It doesn't crash if I first open a writer document. I tested the following ways:
Printing with crash
1. Start LibO
2. Open a database
3. Open a writer document or the macro editor
4. File > Print crashes but the icon "print directly" doesn't
Printing without crash
1. Start LibO
2. Open a writer document
3. File > Print works
4. Open a database
5. Open the macro editor
6. File > Print works
LibO 220.127.116.11 (Build ID: da8c1e6)
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
latest Update: 2012-10-12 08:53
Problem fixed for me, see comment #7 2012-10-17 14:06:22 UTC. Renaming my user folder enables printing in the correct way. Jürgen
OK, it seems to be somehow related to the update and the user extensions. I wonder if Korrawit is doing more investigation.
Anyway, we have a workaround. It is related to some non-standard extensions => it affects "limited" group of users => should not block the release => lowering the severity a bit.
I was unfortunately not able to reproduce with the user data linked to from comment 5, with LO 3.6.2 on Windows 7.
Created attachment 69138 [details]
bt on 3.6
On pc Debian x86-64 with 3.6 sources updated today + LO profile from comment5, I reproduced the crash.
- Open Calc
- File, Print
With master sources updated today, I didn't reproduce the crash.
Sorry for late reply. I did some tests and found that:
1. To reproduce, you must have java runtime environment installed. Mine is 6.0.37 on Windows XP.
I also tested with 18.104.22.168 on Windows 7, without JRE. After open Spreadsheet, there was a dialog warning that I need JRE, and this bug did NOT reproduce.
2. (IMHO everyone here is already known anyway ;) After extracting user profile from comment 5, adjust program/bootstrap.ini as appropriate, and start soffice.exe. You should see a splash box *without* any messages about "installing extensions"
But you should have seen "Recovery dialog" instead. Click Cancel.
3. Open Spreadsheet > Ctrl + P > Crash
Note: 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199 the crash has a little difference. In 188.8.131.52, libo disappeared without any dialog. In 184.108.40.206, there was a dialog about runtime exception. Clicking OK, libo disappeared.
I used Administrative install: msiexec /a installer.msi for both versions.
I hope this, and Julien's backtrace, helps. Thanks everyone! :-)
Created attachment 70960 [details]
sample calc file which crashes on print attempt
Apologies for the "sample calc file" I just realized this is useless because it indeed also occurs with new files.
Anyway, also happened in 64 bit Win7 LibO 220.127.116.11 (Build ID: e29a214).
Julien - the trace is useful, but unfortunately ~anyone could be throwing the exception that is not handled :-) we caught a trace only for the catch.
Is there any chance you can put a breakpoint in before the menu item is invoked just before:
And then do a:
in gdb - and continue - so we can get a stack-trace for the guy that throws this exception - then (I hope) the fix becomes obvious. Sadly I can't repeat it here.
If someone could tell me how to make available the relevant parts my user profile without any potential credentials maybe this could help you reproduce the issue? As a zip file it's currently 41MB.
just reproduced it in LO 4 beta 1 (popup "Runtime error") - is there any way in Windows how I could give you more details?
is there anybody still experiencing this migration bug from 3.5.6 to more recent LibO releases like 3.6.7, 4.0.4 or 4.1.0
as you should know the 3.6.x branch will not be maintained anymore, but it would be importat to know if the bug is still present in the 4.x branches
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