Bug 99735 - WRITER: extra tabs in headers/footers at the end of lines, result in new lines in Writer, whereas Word ignores those
Summary: WRITER: extra tabs in headers/footers at the end of lines, result in new line...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: filters and storage (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: interoperability
Keywords: filter:docx
Depends on:
Blocks: DOCX-Header-Footer
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Reported: 2016-05-08 21:07 UTC by Jeffrey Green
Modified: 2019-07-19 02:53 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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test file docx with superfluous tabs in header/footer (15.69 KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document)
2016-05-09 11:35 UTC, Cor Nouws
screen prints: Word 2010 <> LibreOffice (25.89 KB, application/force-download)
2016-05-09 11:36 UTC, Cor Nouws

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Description Jeffrey Green 2016-05-08 21:07:35 UTC
When I open certain files originally written in MS WORD, multiple, sometimes 100s of carriage returns are added before and after the text of the note. This happens with only one type of file, which was formatted with a different page size and margins. Also, very frequently, the text of an email is added in many places to a file.
Comment 1 Cor Nouws 2016-05-09 08:38:11 UTC
Thanks for filing Jeffry.
Can you please add a test file?
Comment 2 Cor Nouws 2016-05-09 11:35:58 UTC
Created attachment 124928 [details]
test file docx with superfluous tabs in header/footer
Comment 3 Cor Nouws 2016-05-09 11:36:35 UTC
Created attachment 124929 [details]
screen prints: Word 2010 <> LibreOffice
Comment 4 Cor Nouws 2016-05-09 11:39:34 UTC
Thanks for the test file by mail. Jeffrey.
I made a simpler example (would have thought we already have in issue for this..)
Comment 5 Timur 2017-08-08 14:16:02 UTC
Looks similar to attachment 102178 [details] from Bug 67106 where spaces at the end are ignored. So it's 1 page in Word and 2 page in Writer.
Comment 6 Timur 2018-07-18 10:53:04 UTC
Looks like a duplicate of Bug 40787. Can stay open though.
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2019-07-19 02:53:42 UTC
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