Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 431355
oowriter .odt - Nimbus Roman No9 L linespacing seems to be changed
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:37:58 EDT
Description of problem:
since a few days all my old .odt (at least since jan 2007) files are no longer
it was ok the 2008-01-21.
i am not sure why this happen but i can see that the "line spacing" has changed
and the text is now at the wrong position.
a few examples:
the original text beginning at
5 cm is now at 4,5 cm (-0,5 cm)
16 cm is now at 14 cm (-2,0 cm)
28 cm is now at 24,5 cm (-3,5 cm)
line spacing is displayed as "single"
the font is "nimbus roman no 9l" "7,8,10,12"
the page size is correct (dina4)
image positions at the top_right and the bottom_left are correct.
printers are the same
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open old .odt files
all text is at wrong position
should be correct
the last openoffce update was before the wrong behavior.
it was ok the 2008-01-21
# grep openoffice /var/log/yum.log.1
Nov 02 10:06:49 Updated: openoffice.org-core - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:06:52 Updated: openoffice.org-calc - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:06:55 Updated: openoffice.org-writer - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:06:57 Updated: openoffice.org-base - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:06:58 Updated: openoffice.org-math - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:06:59 Updated: openoffice.org-graphicfilter - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:07:02 Updated: openoffice.org-impress - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:07:03 Updated: openoffice.org-draw - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:07:38 Updated: openoffice.org-xsltfilter - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Nov 02 10:07:45 Updated: openoffice.org-langpack-de - 1:2.3.0-6.4.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:14:04 Updated: openoffice.org-core - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:14:37 Updated: openoffice.org-base - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:14:40 Updated: openoffice.org-calc - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:16:58 Updated: openoffice.org-math - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:17:03 Updated: openoffice.org-langpack-de - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:17:15 Updated: openoffice.org-draw - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:17:23 Updated: openoffice.org-graphicfilter - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:17:23 Updated: openoffice.org-xsltfilter - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:19:44 Updated: openoffice.org-impress - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
Dec 09 10:19:47 Updated: openoffice.org-writer - 1:2.3.0-6.5.fc7.x86_64
updates since 2008-01-21:
Jan 21 00:08:29 Installed: libpcap - 14:0.9.7-1.fc7.i386
Jan 21 00:11:55 Installed: libpcap-devel - 14:0.9.7-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 21 00:13:16 Installed: gdbm-devel - 1.8.0-27.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:29 Updated: libXfont - 1.2.9-3.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:31 Updated: bind-libs - 31:9.4.2-3.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:37 Updated: libvirt - 0.4.0-4.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:38 Updated: libvirt-python - 0.4.0-4.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:39 Updated: clamav-filesystem - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:42 Installed: xorg-x11-server-Xorg - 126.96.36.199-15.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:43 Installed: gtk-vnc - 0.3.2-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:43 Installed: gtk-vnc-python - 0.3.2-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:44 Installed: virt-viewer - 0.0.2-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:46 Updated: bind - 31:9.4.2-3.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:47 Updated: libupnp - 1.6.3-3.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:48 Updated: boost - 1.33.1-15.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:49 Updated: bind-utils - 31:9.4.2-3.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:50 Updated: xorg-x11-server-Xnest - 188.8.131.52-15.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:56 Updated: hsqldb - 1:184.108.40.206-1jpp.5.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:57 ln: angegebenes Ziel „hsqldb.jar“ ist kein Verzeichnis
ln: angegebenes Ziel „servlet.jar“ ist kein Verzeichnis
Jan 23 08:40:57 Updated: clamav-data - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:40:58 Updated: clamav-lib - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:00 Updated: python-virtinst - 0.300.2-1.fc7.noarch
Jan 23 08:41:15 Updated: virt-manager - 0.5.3-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:16 Updated: clamav - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:17 Updated: clamav-update - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:17 Updated: caching-nameserver - 31:9.4.2-3.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:18 Updated: xdg-utils - 1.0.2-3.fc7.noarch
Jan 23 08:41:19 Updated: kde-filesystem - 4-6.fc7.noarch
Jan 23 08:41:20 Updated: clamav-milter - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:21 Updated: clamav-milter-sysv - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:21 Updated: clamav-server-sysv - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:21 Updated: clamav-server - 0.92-6.fc7.x86_64
Jan 23 08:41:27 Erased: xorg-x11-drv-elo2300
Jan 23 08:41:27 Erased: xorg-x11-drv-joystick
Jan 25 10:50:57 Updated: acpid - 1.0.4-9.fc7.x86_64
Jan 25 10:50:58 Updated: xorg-x11-server-Xnest - 220.127.116.11-16.fc7.x86_64
Jan 25 10:51:00 Updated: xterm - 231-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 25 10:51:04 Updated: xorg-x11-server-Xorg - 18.104.22.168-16.fc7.x86_64
Jan 27 11:23:33 Updated: xdg-utils - 1.0.2-4.fc7.noarch
Jan 28 09:44:19 Updated: kdelibs - 6:3.5.8-19.fc7.x86_64
Jan 28 09:44:58 Updated: kdebase - 6:3.5.8-30.fc7.1.x86_64
Jan 28 09:45:02 Updated: libicu - 3.6-20.fc7.x86_64
Jan 28 09:45:07 Updated: t1lib - 5.1.1-7.fc7.x86_64
Jan 28 09:45:15 Updated: vim-common - 2:7.1.211-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 28 09:45:15 Updated: vim-enhanced - 2:7.1.211-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 28 09:45:16 Updated: vim-minimal - 2:7.1.211-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 28 09:45:19 Updated: sylpheed - 2.3.1-6.x86_64
Jan 28 09:45:25 Updated: selinux-policy - 2.6.4-70.fc7.noarch
Jan 28 09:45:30 Updated: urw-fonts - 2.4-1.fc7.noarch
Jan 28 09:45:50 Updated: selinux-policy-targeted - 2.6.4-70.fc7.noarch
Jan 28 09:45:52 Updated: logwatch - 7.3.4-10.fc7.noarch
Jan 30 10:47:26 Updated: bash - 3.2-20.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 10:47:55 Updated: xine-lib - 1.1.10-1.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 10:47:56 Updated: libacl - 2.2.39-7.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 10:47:59 Updated: system-config-printer-libs - 0.7.74.10-2.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 10:48:00 Updated: acl - 2.2.39-7.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 10:48:01 Updated: groff-perl - 22.214.171.124-8.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 10:48:02 Updated: system-config-printer - 0.7.74.10-2.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 10:48:04 Updated: xine-lib-extras-nonfree - 1.1.10-1.lvn7.x86_64
Jan 30 10:48:11 Updated: groff - 126.96.36.199-8.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 14:04:34 Installed: kernel - 188.8.131.52-64.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 14:04:36 Installed: kmod-ntfs - 2.1.28-184.108.40.206.14_64.fc7.x86_64
Jan 30 14:04:41 Updated: kernel-headers - 220.127.116.11-64.fc7.x86_64
Feb 03 11:16:45 Updated: tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api - 5.5.25-3jpp.1.fc7.x86_64
Feb 03 11:18:05 Updated: kdebase - 6:3.5.8-31.fc7.x86_64
Feb 03 11:18:07 Updated: SDL_image - 1.2.5-7.fc7.x86_64
Feb 03 11:18:07 Updated: libupnp - 1.6.4-1.fc7.x86_64
Feb 03 11:18:10 Updated: lynx - 2.8.6-5.fc7.x86_64
Feb 03 11:18:11 Updated: chkrootkit - 0.48-2.fc7.x86_64
Feb 03 11:18:12 Updated: tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api - 5.5.25-3jpp.1.fc7.x86_64
Hmm, I suggest you attach a sample document for reference.
It is plausible that this problem arises from the above update of urw-fonts,
i.e. the reported font is "Nimbus Roman No 9L" and...
> fc-match -v "Nimbus Roman No9 L"|grep fonts
> rpm -qf /usr/share/fonts/default/Type1/n021003l.pfb
So you could try reverting to an older version or urw-fonts to see if that makes
a difference. If the font itself has changed ascent/descent or internal/external
leading figures between versions then that would be an appalling event.
all is ok with downgrading to urw-fonts 2.3-6.1.1
# yum list urw-fonts
urw-fonts.noarch 2.3-6.1.1 installed
urw-fonts.noarch 2.4-1.fc7 updates
Created attachment 293897 [details]
tar -- .odt - new.pdf - old.pdf
the original .odt file
not ok = _new.pdf; urw-fonts 2.4-1.fc7
ok = _old.pdf; urw-fonts 2.3-6.1.1
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the same problem, changed line spacing.
2.3-6.1.1 was the last urw-fonts package with the old behaviour.
Changing version from "7" to "9".
I have a similar problem. In F10, after the last openoffice update to version 3.0.1-15.2, my ooocalc spreadsheets are taking more horizontal space than before. It seems the horizontal spacing has changed. I can be mistaken, but I think only the numbers are more spaced, I can't see any difference in the space between letters. But I'm sure something has changed, because I have some spreadsheets which were exactly as wide as my screen and now they don't fit anymore. The font used is Arial.
I can see no noticeable difference in ooowriter documents.
Does this make sense? Is this possibly related to the bug reported by the OP?
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