Oo.org Calc Pdf Export Issue

Chris Cheney ccheney at ubuntu.com
Thu May 28 09:27:38 BST 2009

The issue you are talking about appears to be this:



On Tue, 2009-05-26 at 16:27 +0200, Stefan Kachaunov wrote:
> Hello!
> I am writing to you because I (as well as others:
> http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=78686&highlight=arabic
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=881853 )have been having
> problems with the PDF export feature in Open Office Calc.
> Almost every time a spreadsheet is exported (whether embedded as OLE or
> by itself) to PDF via the built-in pdf export system (not cups-pdf), a
> random number of the formula fields are exported in Eastern Arabic
> numbers, not the regular Arabic numbers that are standard today
> throughout the world. The most frustrating is, that only SOME of the
> fields get exported like this, and the corrupted fields are different
> with every export (eg. Cell A1-A9 are normal, A10-A12 are corrupted;
> upon next export A1-A6 are corrupted, A7-A12 are normal). A forum reply
> on the Ooo forums hinted that the problem might be due to the version
> provided in the Ubuntu repos.
> I am using Ubuntu 9.04 x64, other users have reported this problem
> mainly on x64 installations.
> Please, look into this issue and provide some feedback to the community
> to let us know when the problem is resolved, or if you need more
> specific information.
> Best Regards,
> Stefan K.

More information about the Ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list