Suppose a one-page DinA4 doc file is created in MSWord and opened in libre office.
Then usually the text is broken such that it takes more than one page, with about two lines on the second page. This happens for any file where the text is covering a large portion of the page, not only when using fancy formatting.
[The similar report 86468 seems to concern a specific file and version.]
[ I am using a USEnglish operating system with default paper size A4 in libre office. ]
I am wondering whether there is a specified page size, text heioght etc. in the doc file? Can this happen due to different fonts being used? Or is the file converted to letter paper first and then to A4 again?
Please provide a simple sample document.
Setting to NEEDINFO, once you provide a simple sample document set to UNCONFIRMED and we shall try to reproduce.
Created attachment 111591 [details]
one page created with Windows LO
Created attachment 111592 [details]
one page converted with Windows LO
Created attachment 111593 [details]
check that 1 page on Windows
Created attachment 111594 [details]
see that 2 pages on Linux
Since I do not have access to MSWord at the moment, I have tried to reproduce this behavior with two different versions of libre office:
* LO 18.104.22.168 on Windows 7, German locale, default A4
* LO 22.214.171.124 on Suse Linux 13.3, US locale, default A4 chosen
The attached doc and odt have been produced with the Windows version; they are fiitng on one page A4 as seen from the pdf.
Opening them under the Linux version gives more than one page A4, as seen from the other pdf.
In previous versions of the test page, there were more different line breaks in addition, which increased the text height even more.
I am guessing the problem is due to different fonts being used silently.
TESTING with Lo 126.96.36.199 + Ubuntu 14.04
(In reply to Wolf jung from comment #0)
> Suppose a one-page DinA4 doc file is created in MSWord and opened in libre
> Then usually the text is broken such that it takes more than one page, with
> about two lines on the second page.
(In reply to Wolf jung from comment #2)
> one page created with Windows LO: attachment 111591 [details]
- Open file with LibreOffice
- RESULT: It extends over more than one page
This document opens as 1 page for me in Writer, so NOREPRO
It's entirely possible this is because of the Caladea font that's present on my system. It's metric-compatible with Cambria, so documents that take up 1 page in MS-Word should be 1 page in Writer:
I believe we now ship Caladea w/LibreOffice:
Wolf: Please re-test with a 4.3 or 4.4 build:
Let us know
1) Do your test documents (e.g. attachment 111591 [details]) display as 1 page or 2?
2) Does LibreOffice list 'Caladea' in the font drop-down?
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Tip: Look at the font name when you open/edit a document. If the current font name appears in italics, that means that it's not present on the system, and we're engaging in font-substitution.
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