Issue 26509 - print to pdf and Fields showing
Summary: print to pdf and Fields showing
Alias: None
Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1
Hardware: All All
: P4 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: needmoreinfo, oooqa
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-03-15 18:20 UTC by bwiese
Modified: 2013-08-07 14:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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oowrite doc with Fields "PageNumbers" and "Statistics" in use, print to PDF issues (5.78 KB, application/vnd.sun.xml.writer)
2004-03-20 15:49 UTC, bwiese
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Description bwiese 2004-03-15 18:20:03 UTC
When using the export to PDF feature in 1.1.0 on Debian
GNU/Linux, with special Fields in use... the PDF output is not what the printed
output would be.  The PDF export displays the text of the Fields (page number,
number of pages/statistics) as displayed on the screen (ctrl+f9) whether that be
the Field names or values.

Feature, or a bug... I considered it a bug when my PDF resume printed out with
"Page numbers of Statistics" at the bottom of every page instead of "1 of 4",
simply because I had the Fields shown (ctrl+f9) from the View menu.  I was just
glad that by changing the selection of that, the export to PDF gives me the
document I wanted.
Comment 1 philipp.lohmann 2004-03-16 09:10:44 UTC
pl->ama: The poster did not state what application did that, i guess it's writer
by default.
Comment 2 flibby05 2004-03-18 15:17:34 UTC
hello bwiese,

couly you please attach a sample document for reproducing your issue?

Thank you very much,
Max Weber, OOo Volunteer
Comment 3 bwiese 2004-03-20 15:49:16 UTC
Created attachment 13954 [details]
oowrite doc with Fields "PageNumbers" and "Statistics" in use, print to PDF issues
Comment 4 flibby05 2004-03-20 16:55:05 UTC
Hello Brian,

thank you for using and supporting OpenOffice.Org!

1) behaviour confirmed with 1.1.1rc3 Win98 SE

2) changing issue type from defect to enhancement



When having [View -> Fields] checked, Writer should prompt user also when
exporting to PDF, if he wants to have the field-names or their values printed
like it does for normal printing.
Comment 5 andreas.martens 2004-04-27 16:33:07 UTC
We're planning to impove the PFD export for OOo2.0, so this issue could be
solved but I set the priority to 4.
Comment 6 michael.ruess 2004-05-06 14:38:08 UTC
No time for this kind of issue for OO 2.0 -> OO later
Comment 7 bettina.haberer 2005-02-17 16:41:54 UTC
Set to correct owner 'requirements'.
Comment 8 ace_dent 2008-05-14 23:25:49 UTC
This Issue requires more information ('needmoreinfo'), but has not been updated
within the last year. Please re-test with one of the latest versions of OOo -
the problem(s) may already be addressed. Either use the latest stable version:
or consider trying the new OOo 3 BETA (still in testing):

Please report back the outcome of your testing, so this Issue may be closed or
progressed as necessary - otherwise the issue may be Resolved as Invalid in the
future. You may also wish to search for (and note) any duplicates of this Issue
that may have progressed further :


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