Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 998534
LibreOffice cannot open rich text (RTF) documents with .doc extension
Last modified: 2013-08-20 09:22:45 EDT
Created attachment 788059 [details]
Description of problem: RTF documents cannot be opened, when having .doc extension.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): libreoffice-writer-22.214.171.124-6.fc19.x86_64
How reproducible: Open an RTF document having .doc extension.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click on the attached test_document.doc
Actual results: The following pop-up window is displayed:
General input/output error.
Expected results: The document should have been opened no matter what the extension is.
Additional info: A workaround is to rename the file with .rtf extension as the attached document test_document.rtf.
Created attachment 788060 [details]
The same file copied with .rtf extension works fine.
$ file test_document.*
test_document.doc: Rich Text Format data, version 1, unknown character set
test_document.rtf: Rich Text Format data, version 1, unknown character set
Created attachment 788072 [details]
The error message screenshot.
we got it fixed upstream, we'll get that back into fedora in a day or two with 4.1.1rc2