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On 04/10/2012 02:38 AM, Rogier F. van Vlissingen wrote:
With a longish document (45 pages), which started life once as a .odt, but
then was converted to a .doc because of a collaboration with word users, I
revised some of the layout in a .doc format.

When saving it however the change in formatting (first line indentations in
some of the paragraphs) is lost. I discovered this when sending it to a
colleague for editing, who opened it in Word, and did not see the indents I
had claimed to apply.

Since then, I can save the doc as .odt and preserve the indents as
intended. I cannot however convert it to .doc, or I end up having the
problem, and in fact in some cases word claims the document is corrupted. I
can save it as a .doc and .docx and open it in word, but the formatting
info is lost, and in fact, Word does not seem to give me the option to do a
first line indentation in its style sheets, so I cannot even replicate the

The issue is the same if I do it manually or via the style sheet. It is
lost as soon as I try to save it in .doc.

I cannot seem to replicate the first line indentation in Word, because it
does not have the option, I have found no way to work around this.

Is it possible to post a fragment of the file (if it is not sensitive) on Nabble or somewhere else?

Also, what version of LO are you using? I assume your OS is Windows.

Jay Lozier

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