rtf filter detection order

Kohei Yoshida kohei.yoshida at collabora.com
Mon Jul 28 07:11:52 PDT 2014

On Mon, 2014-07-28 at 10:14 +0200, Marina Latini wrote:
> Hi All,
> Can someone point out some informations about the rtf filter detection order?
> I know that Calc has its own rtf filter (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=65017#c19).
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1)  Start LibreOffice
> 2)  open a rtf document test.rtf
> 2a) create a test.rtf document with Writer
> 3)  close the document
> 4)  open a new blank spreadsheet
> 5)  now open the same test.rtf from File > Open
> test.rtf is opened with Calc

Yes, As Maxim already pointed out, it's intentional.  Generic formats
such as text, html and rtf are opened in the app it was opened from.  It
was a change made in LibreOffice as a feature.

> This is our bug or our feature?

It's our (proud) feature, though as with any other features, some users
may find it an annoying showstopper breaking their workflow yada yada
yada, but we are not responsible for that. :-)


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