#13 ✓resolved
John Hinckley

Reports will not export to Word format

Reported by John Hinckley | October 23rd, 2016 @ 02:51 PM | in 1.0.3.4

v1.0.3.4

Reports > Export

When selected either of the two Word formats (.doc and .docx), no file is created.

Thanks.
John

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  • BiteSpire

    BiteSpire October 23rd, 2016 @ 03:18 PM

    • State changed from “new” to “open”
    • Milestone changed from 1.0.3 to 1.0.3.4

    Status: Under investigation.

    Export to doc or docx currently tries to connect to MS Word and uses their conversion filter. It's possible MS Word has changed something to stop this filter being used. I'll make further investigations, but for now, you could use RTF export if you want to load the document into Word.

    In a future version, doc and docx will use a built-in process and not depend upon MS Word. This will allow docx use in OpenOffice and other office type suites.

  • John Hinckley

    John Hinckley October 23rd, 2016 @ 03:20 PM

    Thanks Chris.

    I would also prefer to see an export to CSV as an option, if this is possible please?

    Thanks
    John

  • BiteSpire

    BiteSpire October 23rd, 2016 @ 03:28 PM

    A CSV export option is certainly a possibility for a future version. Your suggestion has been added to the development schedule.

  • BiteSpire

    BiteSpire October 31st, 2016 @ 07:18 AM

    Status: Work in progress

  • BiteSpire

    BiteSpire November 14th, 2016 @ 07:35 AM

    • State changed from “open” to “hold”
    1. Status: Development In Progress
      Microsoft no longer support the use of their filters due to "security reasons" (shrugs). Therefore, a built-in docx filter will be developed.

    2. Status: Completed.
      CSV export is now in version 1.0.4.2

  • BiteSpire

    BiteSpire November 27th, 2016 @ 06:35 PM

    A CSV export from Reports is available in the latest build since 1.0.4.3

  • BiteSpire

    BiteSpire March 21st, 2018 @ 07:16 AM

    • State changed from “hold” to “resolved”

    Status: DOCX export was implemented in v2+

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