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issues with V4.0.4 [closed]

asked 2013-07-09 02:53:06 +0100

plumabokkie gravatar image

updated 2015-11-03 08:33:52 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Dear Sirs,

As usual, really appreciate your efforts and hard work. Thank you is just not enough.

I am not a programmer, (but a dedicated user since v1.5), recently upgraded to v4.0.4, and would like to give you feed back that may help you on the next version 4.1. Particularly Calc.

I have a number of spreadsheets, which are interconnected either through ddlinks or vlookup or hlookup.

I have found that v4.1 seems to not be able to handle the following correctly:

  1. Data validity - looking up values in other files. losses the connections or sets them as if they are in the file they are currently in, (i.e. a circular reference).

  2. Linking to other files, the paths seems to get confused, particularly if the name has spaces. It adds the standard %20 but that looks like it complicates.

  3. Copying from other files and pasting as link seems to recalculate after every keyboard key stroke.

  4. Conditional formatting, once the range is set, and a sort is performed the range gets very complex. Where the original range should have remained.

  5. Because of the links in my files, (using other calc files as databases), I use DropBox. Calc seems to have issues with this as some files became corrupt.

  6. Going back to 3.6.6 seems to have resolve the issues I have experienced.

  7. Trying to resolve some of these issues, after restart & recovery, and after being asked if I want to update the links and clicking "NO", it seems to try to update the links anyway.

  8. It also seems that importing my old sheets / files into v4, they are not quite compatible. However, when the sheet is originally created in V4, things seem to work better, except for conditional formatting and data validity.

  9. When working with two sheets/ files open... data validity cant seem to handle this.

As I said, not a programmer, so I can only speak about what seems to happen.

Hope this information is helpful. Should you need any further information I will be happy to help.

Best Regards, Sérgio

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answered 2013-07-09 09:06:04 +0100

Ljiljan gravatar image

Dear Sergio,

you can sumbit your bugs via LibreOffice Bug Page (you could be redirected to this page by clicking on menu Help -> Send Feedback or for example use this link.

Best wishes, Ljiljan

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