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From bugzi...@apache.org
Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 118435] Openoffice removes footnotes when opening MS-Word(.doc)-File.
Date Sat, 11 Feb 2012 18:33:36 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118435

--- Comment #8 from Joe <satellitesurfer@yahoo.com> 2012-02-11 18:33:36 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> Writer Version: DEV300m106 (Build:9582)
> 
> I evaluated this bug on Windows 7 in Writer DEV300m106 (Build:9582).  This is a
> newer version than where this bug was initially reported.  I created two
> documents in MS Word 2002 SP3, and three documents in MS Word 2010 
> (14.0.6106.5005) to use for evaluating this bug.
> 
> In this evaluation, the footnotes import into Writer with a formatting issue.
> 
> 
> MS Word 2002 SP3 Documents
> When Writer opens FootnoteAtPageBottomTest.doc, the footnotes are placed at the
> bottom of the page.  This is expected.
> 
> When Writer opens FootnoteBelowTextText.doc, the footnotes are placed at the
> bottom of the page.  In MS Word 2002 SP3, these footnotes are placed below the
> text by selecting this as the location in the Footnotes and Endnotes dialog.
> 
> 
> 
> MS Word 2010 Documents
> When Writer opens FootnotesAtBottomOfPage.docx, the footnotes are placed at the
> bottom of the page.  The first footnote appears vertically aligned at the top;
> the second footnote appears vertically aligned at the center.
> 
> When Writer opens FootnotesAfterText.docx, the footnotes are placed at the top
> of the succeeding page.  Note that the footnotes were created in MS Word 2010
> as endnotes and placed at the end of the section text.  The format of both 
> footnotes in Writer is the same as described for FootnotesAtBottomOfPage.docx.
> 
> When Writer opens FootnotesAtBothPlaces.docx, the placement is consistent with
> the previous descriptions.  The first footnote appears at the bottom of the
> page, and the second footnote (created as an endnote in MS Word) appears at the 
> top of the succeeding page.
> 
> 
> 
> Using Writer
> I experimented with footnotes and endnotes in Writer.  I added two footnotes
> and they appeared at the bottom of the page without vertical alignment issues. 
> I added an endnote and it was added to the succeeding page.  If the definition
> of an endnote in Writer is to place endnotes at the end of the document, then
> the import of FootnotesAfterText.docx may not interpret how Word describes the
> location of endnotes in its documents.
> 
> 
> 
> User Impact
> The primary user impact is the endnote.  If an author of a MS Word document
> intends to place endnotes in a section of text and Writer imports those
> endnotes to the end of the document, some context or reference in the document
> is lost or confusing for the Writer user.

I verified the bug in Writer Version: DEV300m106 (Build:9582).  The footnotes
do not appear when importing Test.doc.

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