Issue 67242 - Non ASCII characters prevent links from being recognised
Summary: Non ASCII characters prevent links from being recognised
Alias: None
Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.0.3
Hardware: All All
: P4 Trivial with 1 vote (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
QA Contact:
: 111869 (view as issue list)
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Reported: 2006-07-11 16:42 UTC by axelb
Modified: 2013-08-07 14:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description axelb 2006-07-11 16:42:24 UTC
If i write (a norwegian newspaper site) OOo Writer will make this a
link when i press space. But if I use web adresses with æ, ø or å in it (like
www.blåbærsyltetø it will not.

Norwegian characters are supported in many browsers:
    * Internet Explorer 7.0 or newer
    * Firefox 0.8 or newer
    * Mozilla 1.4 or newer
    * Netscape 7.1 or newer
    * Opera 7.22 or newer
    * Safari 1.2 or newer for MacOS X
    * Camino 0.8 or newer for MacOS X
Links (in norwegian):,
Comment 1 gaute 2006-07-11 16:54:21 UTC
The 'no' project cannot fix this bug. It probably belongs with the word 
Comment 2 gaute 2006-07-11 16:55:02 UTC
Comment 3 michael.ruess 2006-07-12 07:08:49 UTC
Reassigned to ES.
Comment 4 eric.savary 2006-07-12 09:15:09 UTC
AFAIK non-ASCII characters are already in use for URL names but not officialized
(ISO, RFC...) yet.
If we should support them in yhperlink auto-formating?

Comment 5 michael.ruess 2010-05-27 10:46:07 UTC
*** Issue 111869 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***