Bug 81879 - Presentation > Interaction > Play sound should accept relative paths
Summary: Presentation > Interaction > Play sound should accept relative paths
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsDevEval
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Blocks: Media ImpressDraw-Enhancements
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Reported: 2014-07-29 16:34 UTC by Christopher Brown
Modified: 2020-09-06 18:41 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Christopher Brown 2014-07-29 16:34:41 UTC
The 'Play Sound' option in the 'Interaction' dialog should accept relative paths to the soundfiles. As it is now, it appears to accept only absolute paths, which makes this feature essentially broken/unusable if the presentation will occur on a different machine than the one used to create the presentation, since the file system will likely be different. Embedding the sound files would be a better improvement, but this would seem to be much more work. I am on linux, haven't tested on other platforms.
Comment 1 A (Andy) 2014-07-31 19:00:02 UTC
I would agree and mark it as an enhancement request.
Comment 2 Christopher Brown 2014-08-01 17:39:10 UTC
I view it more as a bug since to me, the feature cannot reasonably be expected to work (a user cannot/should not be expected to create and give the presentation on the same machine), and there is no way to make it work.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-09-04 02:49:12 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-10 07:26:34 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2017-01-03 19:40:58 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2019-12-03 14:17:54 UTC
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