Bug 77752 - FILESAVE PPTX Saving a PPT file to PPTX changes font family
Summary: FILESAVE PPTX Saving a PPT file to PPTX changes font family
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.5.0 release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: filter:ppt, filter:pptx, preBibisect, regression
Depends on:
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Reported: 2014-04-22 01:12 UTC by Ofir
Modified: 2023-04-26 03:23 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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pptx showing the issue (76.00 KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation)
2014-04-22 01:12 UTC, Ofir
pdf powerpoint 2013 showing the correct display (43.97 KB, application/pdf)
2014-04-22 01:12 UTC, Ofir
pdf exported from LO showing wrapped text (6.82 KB, application/pdf)
2014-04-22 01:13 UTC, Ofir
text wrapped after saving as .pptx (784 bytes, image/png)
2014-04-30 23:24 UTC, tommy27
ppt showing the issue (76.00 KB, application/vnd.ms-powerpoint)
2014-05-01 08:32 UTC, Ofir

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Description Ofir 2014-04-22 01:12:12 UTC
Created attachment 97716 [details]
pptx showing the issue

The text in the green box in the attached ppt is wrapped in Ubuntu but looks fine in Windows 7.

Ubuntu 14.04, LO

Windows 7, LO
Comment 1 Ofir 2014-04-22 01:12:41 UTC
Created attachment 97717 [details]
pdf powerpoint 2013 showing the correct display
Comment 2 Ofir 2014-04-22 01:13:00 UTC
Created attachment 97718 [details]
pdf exported from LO showing wrapped text
Comment 3 tommy27 2014-04-30 23:24:34 UTC
Created attachment 98267 [details]
text wrapped after saving as .pptx

the test file you uploaded is not a .pptx but rather a .ppt and looks OK in Win7x64 using LO

however if I save it to .pptx, close and reload it, then the text gets wrapped and a bullet is added (see screenshot)

so I change status, summary notes and platform.
Comment 4 Ofir 2014-05-01 08:01:59 UTC
You are right. The problematic file is PPT and not PPTX but the PPT has a problem on Ubuntu 14.04.

Can you please verify that the text wraps in Ubuntu 14.04 with the original PPT and change the title and file name to match the issue?

Comment 5 tommy27 2014-05-01 08:14:27 UTC
sorry I don't have Linux machine to test.

according to what you say and my tests the bug is present in .ppt format under Linux and only after saving to .pptx under Windows

changed summary notes to better reflect this situation.
Comment 6 Ofir 2014-05-01 08:32:10 UTC
Created attachment 98283 [details]
ppt showing the issue
Comment 7 Ofir 2015-02-06 11:18:53 UTC
Reproducible with LO, Ubuntu 14.04.

After installing the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package, the text is OK and doesn't wrap. So is it a font substitution issue?
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2016-02-21 08:35:43 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2017-03-06 15:20:27 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 Buovjaga 2019-09-27 17:44:00 UTC
Saving the ppt to pptx, the font changes from Arial to Dejavu Sans (select text - Format - Character: CTL font). This causes the wrapping.

In 3.3.0 the font does not change, but the change is already in oldest commit of Linux 43all repo

Version: (x64)
Build ID: e1b51d4588b4b39592bb94dd5bb90de5e04d061e
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 10.0; UI render: default; VCL: win; 
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@62-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2019-09-23_09:16:11
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 11 Eyal Rozenberg 2021-04-25 21:15:36 UTC
Does this only happen with RTL content? Can we reproduce it with LTR-only?
Comment 12 QA Administrators 2023-04-26 03:23:38 UTC
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