OpenOffice.org 3.1.1 and tables in MS Office files
claydoh at midmaine.com
Tue Oct 20 16:18:44 BST 2009
On Tuesday 20 October 2009 10:50:51 am O. Sinclair wrote:
> Have just found out that if you create a document with tables in Ooo
> 3.1.1 and then save it as MS Word 97 "doc" file the tables go missing.
> The contents of the cells are there but no table(s)
> I have tried rummaging around Launchpad to see if this is known and
> about to be fixed as it is a major headacher for my users who have to
> live with sending files in MS format to large number of contacts.
> Has anyone heard of this and knows the status?
Have you checked out OOo's forum or bug trackers? You may have more
luck there if there is nothing on Launchpad, especially as OOo is such a large
and distro/OS-spanning project.
But here are a couple of quickies:
Nothing helpful, though. I don't have this problem myself, but I only use a
small number of text docs with very simple tables in them, and I don't have
any problems opening them in Word 200-something at work.
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