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Bug 100374 - FILEOPEN: XLSX - Form imported with wrong setting for a list box
Summary: FILEOPEN: XLSX - Form imported with wrong setting for a list box
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: filter:ooxml, filter:xlsx
Depends on:
Blocks: Form-Controls XLSX-Form-Controls
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Reported: 2016-06-14 15:43 UTC by Tobias Burnus
Modified: 2020-10-08 08:42 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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xlsx file on which it is possible to reproduce bug (19.95 KB, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet)
2016-09-29 21:17 UTC, Bartosz

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Description Tobias Burnus 2016-06-14 15:43:56 UTC
There is an XLSX form import bug for list controls, where the value instead of the position is used.

To reproduce:

1. Open the Excel form from[20842].xlsx

2. Choose View > Toolbars -> Form Controls - and ensure that the second button in upper row ("OK", Toggle Design Mode) is *not* set.

[Side note: It is not very intuitive to get into this mode; with Excel, one is by default in this mode - and a right click can nonetheless be used to modify the form control.]

3. Choose a value from the lists on the left.

EXPECTED: The values in column "L" change to 1...5 and a value shows up in the red box.

ACTUAL: The L column contains "1 = ..." values and the red box remains unchanged.

SOLUTION (as a user, it should happen automatically): Go into the Design Mode (toggle the Form Control "OK" button), click on each list box widget and then:

a) Right click and choose Control
b) In the "Properties: List Box" window, go to the "Data" tab
c) Choose in "Content of the linked cell:" the value "Position of the selected entry". The value when imported was "The selected entry".
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2016-06-18 12:21:57 UTC
Repro with document.

Arch Linux 64-bit, KDE Plasma 5
Build ID: c13f60e7cd18df6b0ab70289f5b91ee01e4ae126
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Linux 4.6; UI Render: default; 
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8)
Built on June 18th 2016
Comment 2 Bartosz 2016-09-29 21:17:26 UTC
Created attachment 127728 [details]
xlsx file on which it is possible to reproduce bug
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2018-07-03 02:39:40 UTC
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