Issue 109927 - WW8: 3rd party OLE objects become exported as graphic
Summary: WW8: 3rd party OLE objects become exported as graphic
Alias: None
Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: DEV300m71
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2010-03-08 13:05 UTC by annulen
Modified: 2017-05-20 11:22 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Document with embedded object (14.72 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2010-03-08 14:51 UTC, annulen
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Description annulen 2010-03-08 13:05:03 UTC
Custom embedded objects (created using UNO API) are converted to images after 
export to doc and thus not editable by OOo. However, AFAIK, OOo embedding 
format is compatible with MS Office, and I believe export to image is not 
Comment 1 Olaf Felka 2010-03-08 13:15:19 UTC
Comment 2 michael.ruess 2010-03-08 14:46:20 UTC
Could you please attach such an odt document to this issue which then exported
to doc format will result in uneditable objects? Thanks a lot!
Comment 3 annulen 2010-03-08 14:51:15 UTC
Created attachment 68218 [details]
Document with embedded object
Comment 4 annulen 2010-03-08 14:53:22 UTC
It was created with my extension (
files/latest). Don't hurry to blame me in incorrect code: I've used XStorage 
API and it works correctly when dealing with ODT documents
Comment 5 annulen 2010-03-08 14:54:54 UTC
I don't expect it will be editable in MS Office - it's impossible :) However, I 
believe, it should be editable by OOo
Comment 6 michael.ruess 2010-03-09 09:19:52 UTC
Can confirm this on Win. The OLE object is converted into a graphic when
exported to WW8 format.
Comment 7 Marcus 2017-05-20 11:22:00 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "".