In LibreOffice Calc 18.104.22.168 on Windows 7:
Type in data in the following cells:
Mark cells A2 and A3 and click button on toolbar “Merge and Center Cells”.
Mark cells A4 and A5 and click button on toolbar “Merge and Center Cells”.
Click on C1.
Click on Autofilter icon from toolbar.
Click on the filter arrow from A1 cell and you will notice beside Country1 and Country2 also a “empty” string.
It looks like Cals behaves like merged cells A3 and A5 are “empty”.
Is there some way to fix this problem?
I can do this manually but it can be a big pain if table is huge:
a) Click on column A.
b) Click on “Merge and Center Cells” to unmerge the cells.
c) Manually copy text from C2 to C3 and C4 to C5.
P.S. There may be more then one cells merged it really depends how many customers belongs to particular country in the data I get from my coworkers.