Document Features Supported on OpenDocument Export


Feature Supported Comment See Also
Attached Template N/A    
Built-In Properties Yes Built-in properties such as word and character count are updated using Aspose.Words but are not updated automatically on save.

Instead, you need to explicitly update these properties using the appropriate Document member. We will add an automatic update of these properties in a future version.

Some Microsoft Word document properties that do not have corresponding properties in ODT are not saved to ODT.
- Document.UpdateWordCount
Custom Properties Yes    
Custom Payload Part N/A    
Custom XML Data Storage N/A    
Digital Signature Planned Signing an ODT document with a digital signature is not yet supported.

Note that an existing signature on a document cannot be retained as by nature the document has been changed during import.
Embedded Package N/A Exported as a plain image.  
Encryption Planned    
Font Table Yes    
Glossary Document/Quick Parts/Auto Text N/A Glossary Document/Building Blocks/AutoText entries are not saved to ODT as there is no native support for this feature in OpenOffice.  
Hyphenation Yes    
Key Map Customizations N/A    
Mail Merge Recipient Data N/A    
Office Math Planned It is planned to export Office Math as an image to formats that do not have native support for it.  
Themes Yes Theme formatting is exported as direct formatting to ODT.

Only some theme formatting such as fonts are supported.
Toolbar Customizations N/A    
Variables N/A    
VBA Project (Macro) N/A Macros are not supported in ODT format.  
VBA Project Digital Signature N/A    
Background N/A    
Thumbnail N/A    

Embedded Fonts

Feature Supported Comment See Also
Embedding Fonts N/A    
Embed Only Non-Standard Fonts N/A    


Feature Supported Comment See Also
Bibliography Yes OpenOffice does not support this feature. The bibliography is saved to ODT as plain text.  
Sources/Citations Yes Bibliography sources are not saved to ODT.  
Citation Style N/A    


OpenOffice does not support protection so document protection is lost upon conversion to ODT.

Feature Supported Comment See Also
Allow Only Comments N/A    
Allow Only Form Fields N/A    
Allow Only Revisions N/A    
Limit Formatting to Selection of Styles N/A    
Protection Password (Legacy) N/A    
Protection Password (OOXML) N/A    
Protected Sections Yes    
Protection Ranges N/A    
Read Only N/A    


Footnote, Endnote and View settings are saved to ODT.

Other settings such as Asian Typography, Mail Merge and Web settings are not saved to ODT.

Feature Supported Comment See Also
Asian Typography Settings N/A    
Compatibility Options N/A Compatibility Options can influence how the document content appears. These are not retained while converting to ODT.  
Endnote Options Yes    
Footnote Options Yes    
Mail Merge Settings N/A    
Print Settings N/A    
Show/Hide Settings N/A    
View Settings Yes    
Web Settings N/A    
XML Settings N/A