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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: RTF issues
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:08:15 GMT
On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Regina Henschel <rb.henschel@t-online.de> wrote:
> Hi Bob,
>
> Bob Self schrieb:
>
>> Regina,
>> The issues with saving to RTF with the latest version of Open Office
>> have made it "Un-Useable" !
>> and it has worked so wonderfully on previous versions!
>>
>> the page break codes no longer work
>> the assigned page numbers no longer work
>> apostrophe's and dashes now become oriental symbols
>>
>> there may be other issues, but these are consistent
>> and make it impossible for me to use my notes
>>
>> is there any chance we can get these codes repaired to what they have
>> been for many years?
>
>
> Currently there are no intentions to change it back. Both methods give valid
> RTF files. AOO (and LibreOffice) define a page break as property of a
> paragraph. That is reflected in the RTF now. The old way corresponds to a
> page break, which is created by inserting a special character.
>
> I have no solution for you. Using old OpenOffice.org versions is not
> recommended, because they do not contain all security fixes. Perhaps someone
> else has an idea that helps you.
>

What is the issue? Is the issue with us reading old (incorrect) RTF
documents?  Or is the problem with a 3rd party application that
doesn't like our new (correct) RTF?

Is this something that the user could "fix", if needed, with a simple
sed command?

-Rob

> Kind regards
> Regina
>
>
>

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