Bug 80225 - FILESAVE: Weird characters appear before text when saving as .PPTX
Summary: FILESAVE: Weird characters appear before text when saving as .PPTX
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-06-19 10:47 UTC by ravingdesi
Modified: 2015-05-07 09:22 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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PPTX file open in LibreOffice again. (162.45 KB, image/png)
2015-05-07 09:22 UTC, Yogesh Bharate

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Description ravingdesi 2014-06-19 10:47:11 UTC
Problem description: 
When saving as pptx, a weird character appears at the front. This occurs both when opening with impress and ms powerpoint (2010)

Steps to reproduce:
1. Download https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/17406199/bugtmp/Bug8.odp
2. Save as pptx
For me this resulted in 
3. Open again in impress or MS powerpoint

Current behavior:
Weird symbol appears

Expected behavior:
Show as shown when saved as odp
Operating System: Ubuntu
Version: release
Comment 1 ign_christian 2014-06-19 14:41:46 UTC
Confirm similar behavior in - Win7 x86
Comment 2 tommy27 2014-06-19 18:33:36 UTC
similar issue under Win7x64 using however here a bullett appears instead of an empty square

if I try Build ID: 488f31200094d7237d45545ab227014831a1f8e6
TinderBox: Win-x86@39, Branch:master, Time: 2014-06-15_05:02:39
a clock appears instead of a bullett
Comment 3 tommy27 2014-06-19 19:13:49 UTC
present at least in as well
Comment 4 Yogesh Bharate 2015-05-07 09:21:01 UTC
This issue  fixed on master.
Tomaž Vajngerl proposed changed related to bulletchar.
Link : https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/gitweb?p=core.git;a=commitdiff;h=3f1f2d71

build id:
Build ID: 6e78bf76f3a10b43475e1bd801bdcbb9ce62f668
Locale: en-IN (en_IN)
Comment 5 Yogesh Bharate 2015-05-07 09:22:15 UTC
Created attachment 115401 [details]
PPTX file open in LibreOffice again.