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Re: OOo documents look different



On 7/6/06, Erwin Rol <mailinglists erwinrol com> wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > I have a large number of OOo documents, and since a while my older
> > documents look different. For example when I open invoices (since they
> > are invoices I can't email an example document ;-) I wrote in June and
> > fitted on one page now have 1 or 2 lines on the next page. When I open
> > those documents with OOo 2.0.2 on windows they look correct.
> >
> > This happens on my latest Rawhide (OOo 2.0.3) and on FC5 (OOo 2.0.2), is
> > anybody else seeing this problem too ?
> >
> > - Erwin

On Sat, 2006-07-08 at 05:32 -0400, Benjy Grogan wrote:
> It's been this way for me since probably FC3 and still in FC5.
> Certain .doc files that fit perfectly on one page in Windows XP, will
> spread over into two pages on FC.  I think it has to do with fonts,
> but not sure.

Well that really sucks, it seems OOo is quickly reaching MS-Word
quality, your documents look different every time you open them :-/

What i don't understand is why for a few months OOo on FC5 still would
display the documents correctly. On rawhide i could understand it
because it has 2.0.3 instead of 2.0.2, although this would still be a
serious bug if documents look different in 2.0.3 compared to 2.0.2.

Sometimes you wish that ppl writing things like OOo would pay as much
attention to output quality as Donald Knuth :-/ Of course ppl writing
things like OOo would sometimes wish ppl would help them instead of
complaining ;-)

- Erwin



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