[Libreoffice] bugs 42340 and 42354 filed

Jan Holesovsky kendy at suse.cz
Mon Oct 31 08:09:07 PDT 2011

Hi Pawan

On 2011-10-31 at 07:23 -0700, Pawan Vemuri wrote:

> These bugs pertain to opening a ppt document, saving it as pptx
> document and reopening the same document in pptx.
> I would like to volunteer to fix this bug. Can you please let me know
> where can I find the code for this parts of libreoffice (where can I
> find code for ppt to pptx conversion and saving a pptx file in
> libreoffice).

Before starting hacking on this exactly, I'd recommend you to get
yourself familiar with building LibreOffice, and to do an easy hack:


But of course, fixing a bug that is close to your heart is always
good :-)  In your case, I'd first try to open the resulting pptx in MS
Office, to find out if it is a problem of the exporter (it is broken in
MSO), or importer (it is fine there).

If it is an exporter problem, you'll want to hack around:


If it is an importer problem, then it is most probably around:


All the best,

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