[Libreoffice-bugs] [Bug 41093] Handling of Umlauts in pdf export varies

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Sun Mar 25 20:21:29 CEST 2012


Christopher Yeleighton <giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |NOTABUG

--- Comment #1 from Christopher Yeleighton <giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> 2012-03-25 11:21:29 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> When exporting a file as pdf via "File" "Export as PDF", on the "security" tab
> one can set passwords for either "opening" and "rights". 
> After chossing the "rights" button, one has to enter the password twice
> (verification). 
> In the first line, umlauts such as ä,ö,ü are NOT accepted. 
> In the second line they are accepted!

This is correct: the operator types with umlauts, repeats the same, and the
passwords do not match.  If they matched, the password would be different from
what the operator thought it was, which would result in data loss.

> Umlauts should generally be accepted.

What makes you think so?  Passwords are not meant to be words!

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