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Bug 72734 (CDATA-import) - FILEOPEN xml : cannot import when xml contains CDATA
Summary: FILEOPEN xml : cannot import when xml contains CDATA
Status: NEW
Alias: CDATA-import
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Format-Filters
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Reported: 2013-12-15 17:49 UTC by thierry.deillon
Modified: 2020-01-21 23:21 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

xml with CDATA (84 bytes, application/xml)
2013-12-15 17:49 UTC, thierry.deillon

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Description thierry.deillon 2013-12-15 17:49:18 UTC
Created attachment 90805 [details]
xml with CDATA

XML documents containing CDATA cannot be imported : the document structure is not detected => no way to assign a tag to a cell.
Comment 1 retired 2013-12-31 11:25:22 UTC

Setting to NEW. I try to open the test document with LO and get an immideate crash.
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2015-04-19 03:23:32 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Buovjaga 2015-06-19 14:25:26 UTC
Opens as plain text.

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 437210d58f32177ef1829d704f7f4d2f1bbfbfdd
TinderBox: Win-x86@39, Branch:master, Time: 2015-06-18_07:21:56
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2016-09-20 10:12:02 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 eisa01 2018-03-17 14:19:01 UTC
Still present

Build ID: 8e8dd8f320a3ff59ff8a16c1a7a867888ce80700
CPU threads: 2; OS: Mac OS X 10.12.6; UI render: default; 
TinderBox: MacOSX-x86_64@49-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2018-03-13_23:59:29
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: group
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2019-03-18 03:45:46 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 eisa01 2019-04-20 17:29:02 UTC
This is still present

Build ID: ea9c13be02ba731074fa4207944ff7df40a0fb5c
CPU threads: 2; OS: Mac OS X 10.13.6; UI render: default; VCL: osx; 
TinderBox: MacOSX-x86_64@49-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2019-04-10_20:43:17
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 8 mhonline 2020-01-21 23:21:39 UTC
opposit to the help-file, the feature Import flat XML (without schema) to Calc (Menu/Data/XML-Source) is still not really implemented (LO 6.3.3), even the simple implemented version does not do, what is expected.
This issue is about 7 years open now.