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MS Excel allows to add comment against new name. Could that be supported?
What do you mean by 'new name' ?
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Created attachment 139935 [details]
Define name dialog in MSO Excel 2013 and LO 6.1
I can confirm that a comment textfield is missing in LO compared to MS Excel 2013.
Created attachment 181390 [details]
Small test MS Excel 365 file with named ranges
I'd also be in favour of implementing this feature, which shouldn't be very hard.
This would also improve interoperability with MS Excel.
The attachment is a small archive with three files:
- "Test of named ranges.xlsx": MS Excel example file with commented names
- "Test of named ranges Excel dialog.png" : screenshot of name dialog in LO
- "Test of named ranges LO dialog": screenshot of the name dialog in Excel
Excel allows comments on names. When importing the file in LO, not only are the comments not shown, but also are erased upon re-saving the file, hindering interoperability.
The feature is also useful beyond interoperability, as proper documentation is a good practice that should be encouraged.
(Of course, one can always devote a sheet in the workbook to documentation, which is what I do currently.)