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For me on LO 4.3.7 I have literally hundreds of styles that have come across from word docs and are working. When you say not working, do you mean the style is in the list but you can't apply it or the style is applied but doesn't look like it did in the word document. Can you share a document with the styles you are talking about and possibly a screen snip. You will need to reply to all to send attachments to me (the list strips them) or use nabble (link at bottom) to reply to list with attachments or drop box or similar to post attachments for download.

On 2015-12-10 03:31, eile1 wrote:
I tried that, and loaded the odt file into LO, but the styles still do not work.

I can see that they are “there” (in the list of styles).

Thanks for the suggestion.

LO isn’t much use to me if none of the styles that I carefully developed in my Word template over 
the past 10 years will work in LO.

V Stuart Foote <> wrote:

Do styles that were in a Word doc not work in LO?

LibreOffice has to import and interpret the OOXML file using filters--some
of the filters are not 100%.

So, the other option is to save from Office 2011 Word as ODF formatted .ODT
document--let Microsoft meet the ODF standard (I think MSO 2011 for Mac is
only mostly  ODF 1.1 compliant--not ODF 1.2)

Anyhow, open that first in Word  to get a baseline for what "styles"
survived the conversion, and then import the .ODT into LibreOffice.  Compare
the result and let us know if you get better handling of the styles that go
missing on import of OOXML.  Ultimately,  most issues are going to be on the
Microsoft side, although our LibreOffice filter devs play whack-a-mole with
the Microsoft generated documents.

Of course well documented and reproducible with test case examples of
failure of the import filters are always appropriate for submission via our
Bugzilla instance.


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