3.1.1 and tables in MS Office files

Clay Weber claydoh at
Tue Oct 20 15:18:44 UTC 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?
> Sinclair
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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