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Sample starting DOCX
- Open the attached DOC or DOCX, and run Tools -> Mail Merge Wizard...
- Skip to step 3, and add the attached XLS as address list.
- Do not specify an address block or salutation, just finish the merge.
- See the different merged values for the <Dates> field.
=> The dates are formatted as numbers instead (eg. 43099 instead of 2018-01-01).
Observed using LO 22.214.171.124 & 126.96.36.199 / Windows 7.
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Sample XLS to be used as an address list
Aron Budea committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":
tdf115103: find data source if sDataSource/sCommand are empty
It will be available in 6.1.0.
The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:
Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.
A polite ping to Aron Budea: is this bug fixed? if so, could you
please close it as RESOLVED FIXED ? Thanks
(In reply to Xisco Faulí from comment #4)
> A polite ping to Aron Budea: is this bug fixed? if so, could you
> please close it as RESOLVED FIXED ? Thanks
(In reply to Xisco Faulí from comment #5)
Ah, it needs a unit test, but I don't know how to approach that, so...
(In reply to Aron Budea from comment #6)
> (In reply to Xisco Faulí from comment #5)
> > ping...
> Ah, it needs a unit test, but I don't know how to approach that, so...
You comment is from 3 months ago. Do you think we should just close this one without having a unittest ?
Yes, we should do that, I don't have the time (and the enthusiasm) to investigate how this could be tested properly. Thanks for the reminder!