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Ah, interesting! Thank you all for your information.

I can observe that if I select a *Chart object* in Writer ( alpha2)
and choose File | Save As…, the only suggested file type is ODF Chart
(*.odc). (This could very well confuse average users, as they probably
expect to be always able to save their Writer document as a Writer document
and not a Chart document. They are probably not aware that the difference
is that they just happened to select a Chart object before saving. I would
suggest presenting a dialog box to sort out this situation first, asking
the user if she wants to save the Chart object alone or the whole Writer

In Windows, when I then save the Chart object, it results in a *.odc file
(a *Chart document*, I assume). That file is *not associated with
LibreOffice* in the file system, and Excel tries to open it when I
double-click it; Excel then reports an error and fails to open it.

When I try to open the just saved *Chart document *file in LibreOffice
( alpha2), via File | Open, I get a completely empty Chart opened in
the LibreOffice Chart application. So even LibreOffice cannot open its own
*.odc files, it seems. But maybe that is just a bug in the alpha version?

After having saved a *Chart object *as a *Chart document*, the Writer
document also gets the file name of the *Chart document*, including the
Chart document extension, which seems very odd to me. And when I add more
text to the Writer document and press Ctrl+S to save again, the Writer file
name stays the same, so the Writer document seems to be saved as a Chart
document? Or maybe just with a Chart document file extension? But how can a
Writer document suddenly be saved as a Chart document?

But, back to the actual translation: Do all those 19 strings
really only apply to *.odc *Chart* *documents *but never to *Chart objects*?
And if so, how can that be? It doesn't make much sense to me. Isn't a Chart
document just a Chart object wrapped in a file?

From the information I have been given until now, I would still say, as
originally stated, that the text of those 19 strings should read "chart
object" and not "chart document".


2014-11-26 12:34 GMT+01:00 Olivier Hallot <>:


On 26/11/2014 06:49, Sophie wrote:
There is a chart file format .odc which is currently not in use in
LibreOffice but it exists in ODF, see here:
Kind regards

Actually you can save a chart (once inside it) as odc file.

You can load the odc file and get your chart displayed in LibreOffice

However, LibreOffice Chart is a bit clumsy at the moment. Thre is room
for improvement.

Olivier Hallot
Comunidade LibreOffice

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