Bug 104990 - Named ranges do not follow the sort order.
Summary: Named ranges do not follow the sort order.
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) rc
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsDevAdvice
Depends on:
Blocks: Cell-Name
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Reported: 2016-12-29 21:20 UTC by Pierre Lepage
Modified: 2022-07-25 03:27 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Calc File to Demonstrate the Bug (7.55 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2016-12-29 21:20 UTC, Pierre Lepage

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Description Pierre Lepage 2016-12-29 21:20:19 UTC
Created attachment 130020 [details]
Calc File to Demonstrate the Bug

Named ranges do not follow the sort order. The name of the range remains attached to the cell reference before it is sorted.

Fill cells A1 to A5 with the following words: Cat, Plus, Dog, Equal, Nothing.

To make an ascending sort (or descending, it is even more funny). The cell names did not follow the contents.
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2017-01-04 20:02:07 UTC
I confirm that even with the Calc option "Update references on sort", the range names remain pointing to the old cells.

I already interviewed Markus and he said this is a tricky topic without a correct solution.

Adding to NEW in any case and adding needsDevAdvice.
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2018-07-24 02:36:23 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2020-07-24 03:46:05 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2022-07-25 03:27:17 UTC
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