Calc formulas that reference sheets within the same workbook are not properly converted when saving ods to xls or xlsx

Build ID: 1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial2
CPU Threads: 2; OS Version: Linux 4.4; UI Render: default;
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: group

The following formula is a simple array lookup and linear interpolation where the look up value is in the same sheet as the formula and the array is in a sheet named i7.

The formula piece i7.$L$1:$L$15 is converted to ‘i7’!$L$1:$L$15 as it should.

The formula piece “i7.K” is not converted.

Perhaps I there is a better way to say “i7.K”&MATCH(…)?

Formula in Calc:


Formula when saved as xls:


This is a bug, or missing functionality. The formula piece “i7.K” should be converted to “i7!K”

I would like this reported as a bug please.

You can report bugs here

thank you.