Bug 80585 - FILEOPEN: Writer unable to correctly import multi columnar text
Summary: FILEOPEN: Writer unable to correctly import multi columnar text
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: bibisected, bisected, regression
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-06-27 09:14 UTC by Robert
Modified: 2015-12-15 11:03 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

See Also:
Crash report or crash signature:

File demonstrating the problem (4.52 KB, text/rtf)
2014-06-27 09:14 UTC, Robert

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Description Robert 2014-06-27 09:14:18 UTC
Created attachment 101851 [details]
File demonstrating the problem

The attached .RTF file, contains three short sections of text that should appear in columns 1-2 on page 1 and column 1 on page 2, and do so in Word.

In Writer the import results in two problems:

1) The second column on page 1 and the first (and only column) on page 2 should be preceded by two blank lines, but there is only one line present, and
2) The single column on page 2 is split into two columns
Comment 1 Firas Hanife 2014-06-29 11:25:34 UTC
I tried to open the attached file with, and does not split the column in the second page, so there is a regression. and load it as but they split the column in the second page.

Changing Status to NEW.
Comment 2 Xisco Faulí 2014-08-12 11:04:46 UTC
 f404200bd6f153825680cab6261f756ef7b77770 is the first bad commit
commit f404200bd6f153825680cab6261f756ef7b77770
Author: Bjoern Michaelsen <bjoern.michaelsen@canonical.com>
Date:   Fri Oct 18 08:16:51 2013 +0000

    commit b73dec8a06ef762098e642b2c37e4baad780b11a
    Author:     Caolán McNamara <caolanm@redhat.com>
    AuthorDate: Thu Sep 12 10:56:37 2013 +0100
    Commit:     Caolán McNamara <caolanm@redhat.com>
    CommitDate: Thu Sep 12 10:56:37 2013 +0100
        Resolves: rhbz#1006850 crash in SwCommentRuler::GetCommentControlRegion
        Change-Id: Ic846da3b22391d724da6f8df94dd771e89d2efb4

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Comment 3 Xisco Faulí 2014-08-12 11:06:15 UTC
Robert, please report a separate bug for the preceded black line problem
Comment 4 Robert 2014-08-12 12:34:05 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> Robert, please report a separate bug for the preceded black line problem

The blank line problem has been added as 

Comment 5 Xisco Faulí 2014-08-12 12:50:15 UTC
It looks like this regression was introduced by 4e653d15eff26aa5283d8ba20611893f4c573f57.

@Miklos, could you please take a look at it whenever you have some time?
Comment 6 Xisco Faulí 2014-10-20 09:10:02 UTC
It seems that the commit that caused this regression was identified. (Or at
least a commit is suspected as the offending one.)

Thus setting keyword "bisected".
Comment 7 Andras Timar 2015-06-20 21:36:55 UTC
I think fix of bug 82512 fixed this one, too. At least I don't see the problem in 4.4.
Comment 8 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-15 11:03:16 UTC
Migrating Whiteboard tags to Keywords: (bibisected)