Bug 91008 - FILEOPEN: XLS - VBA code lost during import
Summary: FILEOPEN: XLS - VBA code lost during import
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: filter:mso97
Keywords: filter:xls
Depends on:
Blocks: Macro-VBA
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Reported: 2015-05-02 02:16 UTC by Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired)
Modified: 2022-06-05 16:02 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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XLS file with VBA (66.00 KB, application/vnd.ms-excel)
2020-11-11 18:45 UTC, Buovjaga

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Description Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2015-05-02 02:16:02 UTC
1) Open http://www.exinfm.com/excel%20files/implprem.xls which has VBA
2) Save it as a new file
3) Open it in Excel and it wont warn you about VBA in the file

Build ID: 59adad74084e9281887e3f78a225794f37b784d7
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86@45-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2015-04-29_12:34:23
Comment 1 raal 2015-05-02 06:21:07 UTC
I can confirm with Version:
Build ID: 59adad74084e9281887e3f78a225794f37b784d7
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@46-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2015-04-29_12:40:39
Comment 2 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-09 16:51:20 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Markus Mohrhard 2016-04-12 13:29:51 UTC
VBA export is implemented in 5.1.
Comment 4 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2016-04-12 16:05:45 UTC
Roundtrip didnt work in master.

Build ID: 02fb3fd0533222dfea5b6b9232425a5e28cd340f
CPU Threads: 2; OS Version: Linux 4.2; UI Render: default; 
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86@71-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2016-03-29_06:02:35
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8)
Comment 5 Markus Mohrhard 2017-04-23 21:23:25 UTC
The macro is lost during import and not during export.
Comment 6 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2017-04-23 21:56:08 UTC
(In reply to Markus Mohrhard from comment #5)
> The macro is lost during import and not during export.

Okay changing description accordingly.
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2018-07-03 02:39:35 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Buovjaga 2020-11-11 18:45:20 UTC
Created attachment 167214 [details]
XLS file with VBA

Still confirmed

Arch Linux 64-bit
Build ID: 3d3180115be3b87e76189aea2031f0caa735dbb3
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 5.9; UI render: default; VCL: kf5
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); UI: en-US
Calc: threaded
Built on 11 November 2020
Comment 9 himajin100000 2022-06-05 12:42:43 UTC
FWIW when I opened this file in Excel, it gives me the message given below: