Bug 101121 - Formatting a merged cell with Merge and Center does a split operation
Summary: Formatting a merged cell with Merge and Center does a split operation
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Calc-Merge-Split
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Reported: 2016-07-25 18:21 UTC by Heinrich Hartl
Modified: 2022-11-10 04:02 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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test case and instructions for reproduction (12.87 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2016-07-25 18:21 UTC, Heinrich Hartl

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Description Heinrich Hartl 2016-07-25 18:21:07 UTC
Created attachment 126405 [details]
test case and instructions for reproduction

a merged cell should not be merged again (see manual). Unfortunately Format / Merge Cells / Merge and Center Cells is not made unavailable and greyed for a merged cell. If that command option is chosen it does split the cell...
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2016-08-01 19:11:03 UTC
Reproduced with test case.

Arch Linux 64-bit, KDE Plasma 5
Build ID: c1b665fcdacd4141137f1e369527e2c0d94513ae
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Linux 4.6; UI Render: default; 
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: group
Built on July 26th 2016
Comment 2 Heinrich Hartl 2018-02-15 11:58:49 UTC
Comment on attachment 126405 [details]
test case and instructions for reproduction

I tested Bug-xxx_Merge-and-Center_does-split.ods again with
Version: (x64)
Build-ID: 6b8ed514a9f8b44d37a1b96673cbbdd077e24059
CPU-Threads: 4; BS-Version: Windows 6.1; UI-Render: Standard; Layout-Engine: neu; 
Gebietsschema: de-DE (de_DE); Calc: group

The misbehaviour still exists
Comment 3 Buovjaga 2018-02-15 12:39:20 UTC
It's good that you re-test, but version 6.0.1 would have been more appropriate.
Comment 4 Xavier Van Wijmeersch 2018-02-15 18:42:00 UTC
still reproduced with

Build ID: 89e9f4984d0dfbc2b69a04e59abc1a3a5d69a0c1
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.14; UI render: default; VCL: kde4; 
Locale: nl-BE (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: group
fresh homebuild
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2019-02-16 03:42:34 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Heinrich Hartl 2019-02-16 15:05:10 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 Heinrich Hartl 2019-02-20 11:50:31 UTC Comment hidden (no-value)
Comment 8 Timur 2020-11-09 09:19:23 UTC
Problem here is that "Merge and Center" is available at all, as in bug 116513.
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2022-11-10 04:02:20 UTC
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