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Opening .odt files without conversion

Postby alexis.rosano » Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:50 am

Hi all!

My company only works with .odt files. I know that OnlyOffice could open that files, with a previous conversion to .docx.

My question is if exists any way to open that files without conversion.

Regards!
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Re: Opening .odt files without conversion

Postby Maxim » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:52 pm

Hello alexis.rosano!
My question is if exists any way to open that files without conversion.

There is no way.
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Re: Opening .odt files without conversion

Postby sebastien » Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:10 pm

My Current configuration:

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Nextcloud v13.0.0
Only Office Document Server v5.0.7
OnlyOffice Nextcloud plugin v1.2.0


Here:
https://helpcenter.onlyoffice.com/ONLYO ... rmats.aspx

I understand that OnlyOffice supports ODT file format.

I see in this configuration file

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appconfig.php


that Nextcloud plugin can handle ODT in the "public $formats" array:

replacing this
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"conv" => true


by this
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"def" => true, "edit" => true


So my question is: why ODT is not set editable by default in the appconfig.php config file ?

Should I consider this as not safe yet ? As a result, should I leave appconfig.php unset as it is now ?
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Re: Opening .odt files without conversion

Postby Maxim » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:18 am

Hello sebastien!
why ODT is not set editable by default in the appconfig.php config file ?

Because document server cannot edit *.odt files, *.odt files need to be converted first to xlsx.
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Re: Opening .odt files without conversion

Postby sebastien » Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:57 pm

Hello Maxim,

My question was based on this statement you can read on the Tech faq if Document Server:

Q: What formats of files I can edit?
A: You can edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations of the most popular formats: DOC, DOCX, ODT, RTF, TXT, XLS, XLSX, ODS, CSV, PPTX, PPT, ODP
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Re: Opening .odt files without conversion

Postby Maxim » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:13 pm

Hello!
Can you provide a link please?
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Re: Opening .odt files without conversion

Postby sebastien » Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:53 pm

Sure.

This one shows file formats Document Server handles:

Supported Formats of Electronic Documents
https://helpcenter.onlyoffice.com/ONLYOFFICE-Editors/ONLYOFFICE-Document-Editor/HelpfulHints/SupportedFormats.aspx

This one is the one I've extracted the previous lines from:

General Questions FAQ
https://helpcenter.onlyoffice.com/faq/technology.aspx
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Re: Opening .odt files without conversion

Postby Maxim » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:26 pm

Hello sebastien!
Thank you for your info!
You can edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations of the most popular formats: DOC, DOCX, ODT, RTF, TXT, XLS, XLSX, ODS, CSV, PPTX, PPT, ODP. While uploading or opening the file for editing, it will be converted to the Office Open XML format. It's done to speed up the file processing and increase the interoperability.
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