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I am using LibreOffice 3.3.2 on Ubuntu 10.04.
Same problem with calc and impress.


On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Meenakshi Kanaujia <> wrote:


I have created one document in LibreOffice Writer.
It has some custom properties.

Firstly I saved it with .odt format.
Close and re-open.
.odt format document has all the custom properties.

Save as with .doc format.
Before closing it has all the properties.

Close and re-open .doc format document.
All the custom properties are gone.


On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Christophe Strobbe [via Document
Foundation Mail Archive] <>wrote:


On Mon, 16 May 2011 22:54:55 -0700 (PDT), rise_mini
<[hidden email] <http://user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=2951649&i=0>>
I am using Libreoffice 3.3.2.
I have created one document having custom properties.

Properties are preserved in .odt format.
But when i save as the same document with .doc format all the custom
properties have gone.

Are the custom properties only lost after exporting to .DOC or are they
lost when you simply close the .ODT file? There is a bug for Writer not
recognising the addition of custom properties as a file change:
<>: "Bug 32177 - Writer

does not perceive addition of custom document properties as a change for

Best regards,

Christophe Strobbe

Why it is happening ?
It was working fine with openoffice 3.2.


Christophe Strobbe
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Research Group on Document Architectures
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