Bug 61619 - : Word import AUTONUMLGL fields
Summary: : Word import AUTONUMLGL fields
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
4.0.0.3 release
Hardware: All All
: low enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
URL:
Whiteboard: BSA
Keywords: filter:doc
Depends on:
Blocks: DOC-Fields
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Reported: 2013-02-28 14:42 UTC by John
Modified: 2019-04-06 09:50 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Attachments
Example document has autonumlgl fields in it which get imported as 1 to 8 (28.00 KB, application/msword)
2013-02-28 14:42 UTC, John
Details
Contains ListNum LegalDefault field codes (31.00 KB, application/msword)
2013-02-28 17:34 UTC, John
Details

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Description John 2013-02-28 14:42:36 UTC
Created attachment 75697 [details]
Example document has autonumlgl fields in it which get imported as 1 to 8

Writer does not import the AUTONUMLGL field as expected, it converts to a simple number sequence.  
This is also reported in OpenOffice Issue 25362            
Operating System: Windows 7
Version: 4.0.0.3 release
Comment 1 Joel Madero 2013-02-28 17:02:24 UTC
Thank you for reporting this issue! I have been able to confirm the issue on:
Version 4.1.0.0.alpha0+ (Build ID: b8e0455f201198b1deb8f8ca0181e6c9cadc335)
 Date:   Sat Feb 23 16:04:37 2013 -0600 
Platform: Bodhi Linux 2.2 x64
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As I've been able to confirm this problem I am marking as:

New (confirmed)
Enhancement (this is requesting additional features that currently are not supported by LibreOffice)
Low

The reason why I put low is because even my MS threads on office.microsoft.com I see "AutoNumLgl field numbers....is considered obsolete but is provided for compability with older version of MS Office"


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Comment 2 John 2013-02-28 17:34:57 UTC
Created attachment 75702 [details]
Contains ListNum LegalDefault field codes

Thankyou for your prompt response.
I have replaced the field with {ListNum LegalDefault} which seems to be the new format MS Word is useing.
Now when I import the number it mostly retains the legal structure but the numbers are now in a random order.
I have attached a new document as an example, which should have same numbering as the original.
Comment 3 Joel Madero 2013-02-28 17:40:04 UTC
Indeed - that is a separate issue. If you write up a new bug and CC me on it I'll confirm it. I'll mark that as a true bug not an enhancement as it's clearly screwing up the numbers.