Created attachment 120525 [details]
The attached DOC file contains a simple table in a footnote. LibreOffice does not import the table. The table content is converted to plain text.
Same problem in LibreOffice 3.3.0
*** Bug 114587 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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problem persists in Version: 220.127.116.11.alpha0+
Build ID: 082144fa0fb2021cfb41494bb6eb5bf417e58ab1
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3;
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@86-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2018-12-31_03:11:43
Locale: nl-NL (nl_NL.UTF-8); UI-Language: en-US
*** Bug 136779 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 bug 136779
In DOCX bug 132611 I noted that the layout code sw flowfrm.cxx contains the comment
SAL_WARN("sw.core", "Tables in footnotes are not truly supported");
Until LO properly handles laying out tables and such here, there is no point in doing anything about importing or exporting them.
DOCX was fixed by converting tables to floating during import/export in https://git.libreoffice.org/core/commit/e11c51eefe8c3210cef2b5850f401ba67a401d01
I wonder if it's possible to do similar with DOC. So adding someone who can answer that. Thanks.