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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <>
Subject Re: Shape/Form control alt text import and export for Excel 2003
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 09:12:39 GMT

On 07.06.2012 10:08, Jianyuan Li wrote:
> Hi, All,
> In Excel 2003, for shape and form control, there is an attribute named "alt
> text". But Aoo shape and form control do not have an attribute similar like
> it. So when Aoo import them, this attribute will be omitted. And on
> exporting it as an Excel 2003 file, this attribute will not be exported. So
> on opening the export file in Excel 2003, incorrect attribute value will be
> shown. There is a bug related to it:
> To fix this issue, is there someone having a good solution? How about
> import alt text as the title(in shape description dialog) in Aoo? And then
> export the Aoo title as Excel 2007 alt text?

I think it is a good idea to use the AOO's shape|form control attribute "title" 
for the import and export of Microsoft Excel 2003 shape|form control attribute 
"alt text".

Best regards, Oliver.

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