Opened 12 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#7982 closed Bug (fixed)

Multi-level lists get split into smaller ones

Reported by: Jakub Ś Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone: CKEditor 4.6.0
Component: Plugin : Paste from Word Version: 3.5.3
Keywords: Cc: satya_minnekanti@…


  1. Open Ajax sample
  2. Paste the list from the attached file
  3. See that it gets split into several smaller lists.

This worked till version 3.5.2 for all browsers except Firefox (3.6 and 4). From version 3.5.3 rev [6616] list gets split in all browsers (except FF3.6 as it never worked and will work there).

Attachments (2)

lists.doc (41.0 KB) - added by Jakub Ś 12 years ago.
lists_and_desc.doc (41.0 KB) - added by Jakub Ś 12 years ago.

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Change History (14)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Jakub Ś

Status: newconfirmed

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by Satya Minnekanti

Cc: satya_minnekanti@… added

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Garry Yao

Status: confirmedpending

It's caused by flipped "mso-list" indicators on list items:

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:18.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l0 *level2* lfo1;
tab-stops:list 18.0pt">item2</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:36.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l1 *level1* lfo2;
tab-stops:list 36.0pt">item21</p>

We need to investigate how this invalid structure is composed in Word which doesn't looks like an ordinary case.

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by Garry Yao

Status: pendingconfirmed

Changed 12 years ago by Jakub Ś

Attachment: lists.doc added

Changed 12 years ago by Jakub Ś

Attachment: lists_and_desc.doc added

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by Jakub Ś

I have added new file with description how this list was created.

comment:6 Changed 12 years ago by Jakub Ś

During reproduction I have found another problem. It is reported here #8103

comment:7 Changed 11 years ago by Jakub Ś

Other tickets caused by [6616] revision: #8136, #8516, #8780

comment:8 Changed 9 years ago by Frederico Caldeira Knabben

Component: Core : ListsPlugin : Paste from Word

comment:9 Changed 6 years ago by Tade0

Resolution: fixed
Status: confirmedclosed

Fixed with new Paste From Word plugin in 4.6.0.

comment:10 Changed 6 years ago by Anna Tomanek

Milestone: CKEditor 4.6.0

comment:11 Changed 6 years ago by Satya Minnekanti

This issue is not properly fixed. Tested again on nightly for 4.6 List indentation does not show properly after paste. Pls re-open this defect

comment:12 Changed 6 years ago by Jakub Ś

@satya - while the file from list doc really produces the problem, I haven't been able to re-create such list and get the same result.

I was creating nested lists in Word using increase indent or tab, increasing indent on whole list and changing the list type. Visually list looked the same like in the example but it never produced any errors. Looking at the clipboard HTML the levels were also ok and not like it was mentioned in comment:3 for the original list.

Also this particular list produces problems in other editors. Namely there are two lists pasted.

I think that list from that file was a special case. Are you able to reproduce the problem creating list from scratch. I yes, could you provide sample docx file and tell me how have you created such list?

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