When opening an XLSX in Calc with embedded objects, those objects do not get imported properly. There's a rectangle showing the position where the object is but you cannot open it (LibreOffice 126.96.36.199) or a colored icon of that object with a rectangle is visible (LibreOffice 4.1).
Expected behaviour: Double-clicking on that object will open it.
Looking inside the .ODS, objects have not been stored..
Created attachment 82015 [details]
Same results as you when trying to open embedded-objects.xlsx. But with .xls format, this work. Can you try that way?
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When trying this with .XLS, LibreOffice 188.8.131.52 crashes on my system;
LibreOffice 4.1 opens the file write-protected (pretending it is opened
somewhere and just shows the icons. The embedded objects themselves are not present.
I forgot to tell I produced .xls with MS Starter Kit and it didn't claim anything about write protecting.
Since I reproduce images and not linked objects with LO 184.108.40.206 & Windows 7 Home Premium, I set status to NEW.
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Created attachment 107164 [details]
XLS Format imports correctly (webM removed)
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Setting priority to highest as this is a MAB. This is part of an effort to make the importance of MAB reflected in priority too.
This issue is still present in LibreOffice 220.127.116.11 alpha tested today
Michael is currently working on embedded OOXML objects. Feel free to remove CC if your recent work isn't related to this problem.
bug is still present - tested with LibreOffice 5.2.1 on Win10_x64
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Still reproducible with Version: 18.104.22.168.alpha0+ (x64)
Build ID: eff70347190a6642fd62a9e0b20e4366c39fbc7a
XLSX does not open. XLS opens the objects.
László is working on this area.
Created attachment 149433 [details]
Example Excel 2016 file showing the issue
Steps to reproduce
1. In Excel, Insert -> Object -> From file
2. Uncheck Link to file
3. Check Display as icon
Created attachment 149434 [details]
DOCX version of file correctly imports
Confirm that this bug is still present in LibreOffice 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199
*** Bug 128162 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
The object itself will produce a string of formulas
' =EMBED("package shell object", "") '
fro MSO excel, then the object in calc does not have such a formula, affecting the problem of incompatibility from excel objects
I guess it is not present in LibreOffice 7.1.0
Someone please confirm..
still present in LibreOffice 7.1.0 alpha 1
- object icons are shown but none of the objects can be opened;
they are also not present in the ods when saving.
*** Bug 144478 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
(In reply to Luke from comment #12)
> Still reproducible with Version: 188.8.131.52.alpha0+ (x64)
> Build ID: eff70347190a6642fd62a9e0b20e4366c39fbc7a
> XLSX does not open. XLS opens the objects.
Indeed, quite unexpected!
+ it works too with doc and docx as you indicated in another comment
so why only xlsx concerned ?
Eike: any idea what might be the pb here or where to search?
I mean if it works with xls, perhaps it doesn't need much to make it work on xlsx?
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 124333 ***
Version: 184.108.40.206.alpha0+ (x64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 48b9cbc742de3f6120986cb6cafc92eb5009da82
CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 19044; UI render: Skia/Vulkan; VCL: win
Locale: hu-HU (hu_HU); UI: en-US
Calc: CL threaded