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From Marcus <>
Subject Re: RC2: OLE problem?
Date Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:51:58 GMT
Am 14.08.2017 um 19:52 schrieb Rory O'Farrell:
> Using 4.1.4 RC2 (on Xubuntu 16.04.03 64 bit) and Windows 7 (in John_Ha's case) there
seems to be a problem with OLE.
> If in Writer one uses /Insert /OLE Object /
> OpenOffice 4.1.4 Formula with Create New checked, a math formula will only display in
the Writer document as "Object n".  It is always editable, but never displays as the actual
> If the formula is saved as a file, it can be inserted into a writer document using "Create
from file" and will display, until edited, when it continues to display as "Object n".
> One can insert multiple OLE objects from files and they each will display correctly as
a formula, until edited.  After editing they display only as "Object n" (n is the sequential
number).  Only the edited OLEs change to "Object", the unedited OLEs display as formulae.

at least in 4.1.3 it's still OK.

There is the setting "Tools - Options - Writer - View - Graphics and 
objects" to disable to show the object's content but only the name. This 
isn't unchecked by accident, right?

Sorry for the maybe stupid question - esecially for you as support guru. ;-)


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