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On 03/08/2014 06:15 PM, Brian Barker wrote:
At 17:18 08/03/2014 -0800, Tom Williams wrote:
A friend of mine has LibreOffice 4.2.1 installed alongside MS Office
2010 Starter Edition on his Windows 7 system.  He received an Excel
spreadsheet via email which he can open just fine in both Excel and
Calc.   The problem is when he opens the file in Calc, it opens with
the page zoom set to 60%.  When he opens the file in Excel, it opens
with page zoom set to 100%.  Because of this, he didn't think he
could edit the file in Calc since he couldn't read the info.  He
wasn't aware of the page zoom capability of either application.  :)

Experimentation suggests that the zoom factor in use when the document
file is saved is stored in the document, with the effect that it can
be reopened with the same appearance.  This is the case whether the
document is saved as .xls, .xlsx, or .ods.  Calc appears to respect
the saved zoom factor in each case, but Microsoft Office 2010, whilst
it respects the zoom saved in .xls and .xlsx files, ignores that in
.ods files - even when saved by Microsoft Office itself.

Any ideas as to why Calc would open the spreadsheet with a page zoom
of 60%?

Presumably it was being displayed at a zoom factor of 60% and was
saved as an .ods file.

I trust this helps.

Brian Barker

Thanks for the information.  I'll do some experimentation with the
particular file in question and see what happens.



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