Issue 126141 - PDF export fails with pound (#) in export filename (nonexistent object error)
Summary: PDF export fails with pound (#) in export filename (nonexistent object error)
Status: UNCONFIRMED
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Product: General
Classification: Code
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: 4.1.1
Hardware: All OS/2
: P5 (lowest) Minor (vote)
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Reported: 2015-02-28 15:41 UTC by Lewis Rosenthal
Modified: 2017-04-19 20:45 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Description Lewis Rosenthal 2015-02-28 15:41:34 UTC
Attempting to export as PDF with an otherwise-legal "#" in the filename fails consistently on OS/2 but works on other platforms.

It apparently does not mater whether the "#" is preceded or succeeded by a space. Failure occurs on multiple filesystems (JFS, HPFS, NetWare IFS, Samba share).

I just noticed this same failure under OOo 3.2.0, so apparently, this has been with us for a while (I don't normally use these characters in filenames, but was quickly exporting a document sent to me).

No special output formatting has been selected (i.e., defaults set).