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Visio .vsdx File Import Issues

asked 2018-02-20 13:45:48 +0200

FS_AB gravatar image

We're trying to use LibreOffice Draw to open a VSDX file (created in Visio 2013) sent to us by a third party.

LibreOffice Draw opens the file fine, but when the fine is saved out as an .odg or .fodg, Draw cannot then re-open it, instead crashing with the following error:

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Opening the document in Notepad++ and navigating to the XML in question (the tags have been collapsed onto one row), the code is <style:graphic-properties ="evenodd" draw:stroke="none" draw:fill="solid" draw:fill-color="#5b9bd5" draw:shadow="hidden"/>.

If this is bad, why is LibreOffice able to open the original Visio file and is then able to save it out as a native document, but is then unable to open the file it has itself created?

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I've also tried copying the entire document to a new Draw document, but the same issue occurs in the new document.

FS_AB gravatar imageFS_AB ( 2018-02-20 13:52:03 +0200 )edit

File a bug report

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-02-20 13:53:28 +0200 )edit

I have the same issue but I haven't been able to find an answer yet. Awfully somebody could provide another way to bypass this issue in the meanwhile it gets fixed!

opteo gravatar imageopteo ( 2018-03-20 16:25:43 +0200 )edit

It will never get fixed unless a user suffering from the bug takes steps and effort to create a bug report with reproducer (test document).

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-03-20 17:25:00 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-04-23 16:49:35 +0200

updated 2018-04-23 16:51:11 +0200




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