Issue 24358 - bad powerpoint document import
Summary: bad powerpoint document import
Alias: None
Product: Impress
Classification: Application
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1
Hardware: All Linux, all
: P5 (lowest) Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2004-01-13 15:36 UTC by greenmoss
Modified: 2017-05-20 11:08 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
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bad import file (48.00 KB, application/
2004-01-13 15:38 UTC, greenmoss
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Description greenmoss 2004-01-13 15:36:19 UTC
I will attach the document. It prints and displays differently between MS Office
and Openoffice
Comment 1 greenmoss 2004-01-13 15:38:04 UTC
Created attachment 12464 [details]
bad import file
Comment 2 askoning 2004-01-13 16:10:52 UTC
I cannot find any problem opening your document in OOo 1.1.1a.
Please tell us where importing goes wrong on your system.
I don't have Powerpoint so unfortunately I cannot check what it should look like
Comment 3 askoning 2004-01-13 16:12:12 UTC
Submitted a bit too fast.
Changed subcomponent and added myself to CC.
Comment 4 sven.jacobi 2004-01-13 17:16:24 UTC
The only problem I see if I open this document in OOo 1.1.1 is that the title
text is taking two lines instead of one if opened in PowerPoint, but this seems
to be a font problem. The font "Curtz MT" that is used in the title object is
not installed on my pc and the replacement font that is used instead lead to a
greater text width which is in this case causing a additional word wrap -> as
long as the original font is missing this is no bug. Beside this I could not
find any other problems.

SJ->CGU: Can you please takeover this issue and ensure that this is a missing
font problem.
Comment 5 greenmoss 2004-01-13 19:22:20 UTC
I did not open it in 1.1.1, only 1.1.0. I will upgrade to 1.1.1 as soon as a
Debian package is available and re-test.

The big difference I noticed between the two files was in printing. There are
several large differences:

-background on ooo prints grey, on mso prints white

-some graphics on ooo point one direction, on mso points another

-possibly font differences though this may be due to different installed fonts
as mentioned by sj
Comment 6 christian.guenther 2004-01-14 08:48:04 UTC
I can't reproduce the different printing.
The background of the printed slide from OOo and PPT is grey. Maybe different
Printersettings in PPT and OOo?
Comment 7 christian.guenther 2004-01-14 08:48:34 UTC
The gradient filling of the stars is different.
Please have a look.
Comment 8 greenmoss 2004-01-14 19:18:54 UTC
re: gray background

I don't know. If you can't reproduce it, perhaps it is something on my end...
Comment 9 sven.jacobi 2004-02-02 11:38:33 UTC
We should first try to reproduce and fix the problems greenmoss and askoning
were talking about, the gradient fill in the stars has nothing to do with this.
If you think that we need a bug also for the stars, then you should write a
feature request to the project owner of our drawing engine (aw), the title of
the Issue should be something like this:"shapes need to support concentric
gradient fill using the path as the repeated shape of the gradient".

If you can't reproduce this Issue as I did, then please close it.
Comment 10 christian.guenther 2004-02-04 17:29:07 UTC
Select 'Tools/Options/Presentation/General/Compatibility/Use printer metrics for
document formating' and print the document again.
Please tell me if this improve the positions of the objects while printing. 
Comment 11 christian.guenther 2004-03-08 15:59:42 UTC
the printing change  depending of the tools/options settings mentioned above.
Maybe this have something to do with the Screen / printer resolution.
Please have a look if we get make a fix for this behaviour.
Comment 12 groucho266 2004-04-07 14:01:09 UTC
Comment 13 Marcus 2017-05-20 11:08:34 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "".