Issue 83678 - New charts size goes berserk when pasting in writer
Summary: New charts size goes berserk when pasting in writer
Alias: None
Product: General
Classification: Code
Component: chart (show other issues)
Version: 3.3.0 or older (OOo)
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: oooqa
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Reported: 2007-11-15 20:10 UTC by scagni
Modified: 2017-05-20 11:27 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
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File with chart that get wrongly sized when pasted into a writer doc (68.42 KB, application/vnd.sun.xml.draw)
2007-11-15 20:12 UTC, scagni
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Description scagni 2007-11-15 20:10:18 UTC
Open the attached file "misbehaving chart.odg". You'll find a group object made
in calc with a chart and a few text objects. In the odg document the object is
displayed OK.
Now copy it and paste it into a writer document:
unfortunately its whole size remains the original one, and the text objects are
correctly placed, the chart has shrinked considerably and now is more or less
half the desired size. In the object as seen in Writer, it occupies the upper
left corner.
To have it sized correctly in the writer doc, you have to ungroup it there and
resize the chart manually.
Comment 1 scagni 2007-11-15 20:12:50 UTC
Created attachment 49674 [details]
File with chart that get wrongly sized when pasted  into a writer doc
Comment 2 Rainer Bielefeld 2007-11-16 05:05:44 UTC
I checked with "2.2.1  Multilingual German version WIN XP: [680m18(Build9161)]"
and also "OOo-dev 2.3.1  WIN XP: [680m8(Build9236)]". I can confirm the problem
with both versions.
With my own test chart, the effect that the size of the text element group will
differ from the one of the chart also happens when I copy from DRAW to CALC;
this effect is not visible with "Misbehaving chart.odg".
Comment 3 kla 2007-11-19 14:53:59 UTC
@BM: One copy and paste issue more.
Comment 4 bjoern.milcke 2008-01-16 09:57:52 UTC
This seems to be a general problem with pasting OLE objects inside a group into
Writer. It also happens with an embedded Calc instead of a Chart.

->OD: please have a look, or forward to someone responsible
Comment 5 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann 2008-02-05 14:30:57 UTC
Grouped embedded objects are not supported in Writer. Thus, on copy-and-paste
the embedded objects of a group are converted to graphics. It seems that the
conversion algorithm has a defect - it looses the original size of the embedded
Further investigation needed.
Comment 6 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann 2008-04-28 11:37:02 UTC
Due to limited resources re-target to OOo 3.1
Comment 7 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann 2008-10-01 07:44:05 UTC
Due to limited resources re-target to next major release OOo 3.2
Comment 8 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann 2009-07-28 10:42:19 UTC
Due to limited resources I have to re-target this issue to OOo 3.x
Comment 9 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann 2009-07-28 10:43:47 UTC
forgot to set new target ;-)
Comment 10 Marcus 2017-05-20 11:27:45 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "".