Issue 40518 - Misinterpretation of Word 2003 cross-references
Summary: Misinterpretation of Word 2003 cross-references
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of issue 2593
Alias: None
Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: open-import (show other issues)
Version: current
Hardware: PC Windows 2000
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: michael.ruess
QA Contact: issues@sw
Depends on: 25072
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Reported: 2005-01-12 20:18 UTC by thebrix
Modified: 2005-02-23 14:11 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
Latest Confirmation in: ---
Developer Difficulty: ---

Template showing document link type used (88.00 KB, application/msword)
2005-01-12 20:19 UTC, thebrix
no flags Details
Results of importing into Writer (16.24 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2005-02-17 20:33 UTC, erzielin
no flags Details

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Description thebrix 2005-01-12 20:18:53 UTC
In Word 2003 we number external document references using a automatic scheme involving cross-
references; the template is pointed to by the URL and section 1.5 demonstrates the numbering.

Cross-references are made by doing Insert | Reference | Cross-Reference then selecting Reference Type 
= Numbered Item and Insert Reference To = Paragraph number (no context) then picking from the list.

The problem is that OOo 1.9.69 (and previous) misinterpret this cross-reference as the _section 
number_ of the automated scheme, whereas Word 2003 uses the automated scheme itself.

Thus, in Word 2003, the text in Section 2 appears correctly as [1], [2], [3] and in OOo it appears 
incorrectly as [1.5], [1.5], [1.5], as you should see from the template pointed to by the URL.

Unfortunately this is disastrous because our entire project depends on this use of Word 2003; the 
document, otherwise, imports perfectly into OOo 1.9.69.
Comment 1 thebrix 2005-01-12 20:19:40 UTC
Created attachment 21422 [details]
Template showing document link type used
Comment 2 nagashree 2005-01-24 04:18:49 UTC
Unable to replicate the issue on Openoffice m69 on Win Xp. It imports the
document  correctly.
Comment 3 erzielin 2005-02-17 20:30:07 UTC
Verified there are similar issues in build 680m77. When opening the attachment
#21422, the formatting does not convert properly (i.e. alignment of text is not
correct), and it also does not show the correct values in the cross reference
entries - in this case it creates entries named [1], [1] and [1]. See attachment
which is the result of importing into Writer.
Comment 4 erzielin 2005-02-17 20:33:27 UTC
Created attachment 22753 [details]
Results of importing into Writer
Comment 5 michael.ruess 2005-02-23 14:09:29 UTC
Currently Writer is not able to refer to simply numbered paragraphs; only
Outline numberings. See issue 2593.

*** This issue has been marked as a duplicate of 2593 ***
Comment 6 michael.ruess 2005-02-23 14:11:23 UTC
Closing duplicate.