Bug 81922 - VIEWING: Empty table document isn't shown correct in Libreoffice, but MS Word does it right.
Summary: VIEWING: Empty table document isn't shown correct in Libreoffice, but MS Word...
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) rc
Hardware: Other Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-07-30 16:23 UTC by office
Modified: 2015-05-06 14:23 UTC (History)
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A document with a small empty table (58.50 KB, application/msword)
2014-07-30 16:23 UTC, office

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Description office 2014-07-30 16:23:05 UTC
Created attachment 103689 [details]
A document with a small empty table

Problem description: The table within the document isn't shown right

Steps to reproduce:
1. Load file

Current behavior: Garbage letters are shown.

Expected behavior: An empty table is shown.

Operating System: Windows 8
Version: rc
Comment 1 Algot Runeman 2014-07-30 17:35:36 UTC
Test System:
Kubuntu 14.4 (KDE 4.13.2)

The attached file opens to a 198 page document with no apparent table structure. The "letters" on each page look like a text display of the MSOffice binary code. Near the end of the document, readable text appears embedded in the garbage (typical of a text display of binary).

Can you try saving from MSOffice in different versions of the .doc and .docx format to see if that makes any difference?

Comment 2 QA Administrators 2015-02-19 04:36:16 UTC
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Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-05-06 14:21:25 UTC
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