Issue 111334 - Position mismatch when metafile string converted to polygon.
Summary: Position mismatch when metafile string converted to polygon.
Alias: None
Product: Draw
Classification: Application
Component: formatting (show other issues)
Version: OOo 3.2
Hardware: PC Linux, all
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: needmoreinfo
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Reported: 2010-05-03 10:30 UTC by mathelec
Modified: 2013-02-02 03:00 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Developer Difficulty: ---

screenshot xubuntu 9.10 _ OOO 3.2 (118.66 KB, image/png)
2010-05-05 08:53 UTC, mathelec
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Description mathelec 2010-05-03 10:30:14 UTC

Problem detected on xubuntu 9.04 9.10 (32bit). The conversion of a metafile
string to polygon "explode" the letters on the whole page, by inserting spaces
between each letters.
For example copying a list of numbers in a row from Calc, by pasting a metafile
object in Draw, keeps the aspect of Calc. But (in Draw) when the metafile is
converted in polygon, much spaces are inserted destroying the metafile object in
something much bigger and inoperable.

This bug doesn't occurs in windows on the same version of OOO.

Thank you.
Comment 1 wolframgarten 2010-05-04 13:10:02 UTC
Sorry, not reproducible.  Please attach a draw file and a screenshot after 
converting to polygon.
Comment 2 mathelec 2010-05-05 08:53:22 UTC
Created attachment 69300 [details]
screenshot xubuntu 9.10 _ OOO 3.2
Comment 3 mathelec 2010-05-05 08:59:20 UTC

Here is a screenshot, showing the problem. I hope this may help to figure it out.

I've just realised when i read your message again that i've forgotten to join
the odg file. I will do this later. Please accept my apologies.

Thank you very much for your care.
Comment 4 wolframgarten 2010-06-23 15:11:12 UTC
So when can we expect the file?
Comment 5 Rob Weir 2013-02-02 03:00:04 UTC
This Issue requires more information ('needmoreinfo'), but has not been updated
within the last year. Please provide feedback as requested and re-test with the the latest version of OpenOffice - the problem(s) may already be addressed. 

You can download Apache OpenOffice 3.4.1 from

Please report back the outcome of your testing, so this Issue may be closed or
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