Bug 81420 - Excessive use of text:style-name elements in content.xml in .ODT
Summary: Excessive use of text:style-name elements in content.xml in .ODT
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: low minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsDevEval
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-07-16 09:42 UTC by Zhivko
Modified: 2017-01-03 19:47 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Zhivko 2014-07-16 09:42:36 UTC
I am getting something like:
<text:span text:style-name="T14">text1</text:span>
              <text:span text:style-name="T15">text2</text:span>
              <text:span text:style-name="T11">text3</text:span>
              <text:span text:style-name="T14">text4</text:span>
              <text:span text:style-name="T15">text5</text:span>
in content.xml in .ODT file for my document.

If I look at document it has 1 paragraph with text from text 1 to text4 in plain, and text5 in bold.

I tried copy paste same text (paste unformated text) and formating text5 as bold - but I still get such a lot of style-name elements in ODT.

What could cause such excessive use of style-name inside LibreOffice?
Comment 1 Jorendc 2014-07-16 19:35:20 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 2 Jorendc 2014-07-16 19:38:38 UTC
Ah wait, I can reproduce this. Ignore my brain fart.

I did forget to mark the last paragraph as bold.

Tested using Mac OSX 10.9 with LibreOffice Version:
Build ID: 7dd5f9308895644ae6ece56253c892046cc6ed5e
TinderBox: MacOSX-x86@49-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2014-07-16_07:40:22
Comment 3 Jorendc 2014-07-16 19:39:09 UTC
Any chance we can transform this to an EasyHack?
Comment 4 Michael Stahl (CIB) 2014-12-03 14:03:19 UTC
i can't reproduce this, i get just 1 span for the bold word.

the most likely explanation for lots of different automatic styles in Writer is the RSID feature.
Comment 5 Jim Avera 2014-12-04 21:22:31 UTC
Regarding those spans for RSIDs, see also bug 86988
Comment 6 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-13 11:21:22 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-01-03 19:47:38 UTC
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