[Libreoffice] bugs 42340 and 42354 filed

Pawan Vemuri pawan.vemuri at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 08:44:43 PDT 2011

It is also broken in MSO, it is an exporter problem. The slideX.xml has a
buChar element.
thanks for the direction.

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 8:09 AM, Jan Holesovsky <kendy at suse.cz> wrote:

> 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:
> http://www.libreoffice.org/get-involved/developers/
> 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:
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/tree/sd/source/filter/eppt
> If it is an importer problem, then it is most probably around:
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/tree/oox/source/ppt
> All the best,
> Kendy
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