New table formats missing. Facing the same problem with LO 6 (x86_64) - upgraded from 6RC2 (prior to that 5.4.4) OS: Windows 10 Pro None of the new formats mentioned in Release Notes (listed below) is available.
MISSING the NEW Table Formats! >> Academic, Box List Blue, Box List Green, Box List Red, Box List Yellow, Elegant, Financial, Simple Grid Columns, Simple Grid Rows, Simple List Shaded
Others have also reported this on social media.
What is the solution?
I can find them here:
1) Open Navigator
3) Table Styles
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The new styles described in release notes are missing.
Only the old ones are available. Is there anything more to be done to activate the new styles?
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screenshot NEW table formats missing
There are several NEW table formats described in release notes. Those new styles are missing. The old ones are there (through autoformat or navigator).
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This is my screenshot of LO 6.1 ...
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Good! But, many of us are not getting those options.
I can see you have all those listed.
My version: 188.8.131.52 (x64) - the release version - default, from download page.
OS - Windows 10 Pro
Locale EN-GB/ UI - default (not added any theme)
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Please check why some of us are unable to get the new table format styles.
I am experiencing the same issue.
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Screenshot of the issue.
I can confirm this with Version: 184.108.40.206 (Build ID: 6.0.0-1); OS: Linux 4.14; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; Locale: de-DE (de_DE.UTF-8) with current Archlinux builds (libreoffice-fresh build on So 28 Jan 2018 20:13:12 CET).
I can confirm in 220.127.116.11 Linux x86_64.
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new table styles missing
(In reply to Leif Lodahl from comment #10)
> I can confirm in 18.104.22.168 Linux x86_64.
=> I set the bug report to NEW
Seems like a minor issue with the files packaged with different distributions. Yesterday, I downloaded a new copy and tried a repair. That did not resolve the problem.
Or, is it possible that some of the new styles are there in the distribution, but there is some way they remain inactive?
The problem is real. Many have reported although they have not bothered to file a bug report.
It isn't a critical issue. But does affect the credibility. The new table format styles were highlighted in the promotions for the new release but are missing in the installation for many. It is very disappointing.
This doesn't seem a 'difficult' issue to resolve since it is working for many and not for only a few.
Will be great if this issue could be quickly resolved.
Hoping for the best.
Table styles were submitted in a couple of patched handled in bug 101349. Apparently something went wrong and the styles didn't make it into 6.0 (confirming for macOS). Master, meaning the nightly builds, definitely contains the new styles and it is fixed for 6.1. Unfortunately we cannot solve the for the current releases. Closing as WF.
Cloph, Eike: FYI
Does this mean, it is now available in a nightly build?
(In reply to Heiko Tietze from comment #14)
> Table styles were submitted in a couple of patched handled in bug 101349.
> Apparently something went wrong and the styles didn't make it into 6.0
I doubt that. The following changes affecting extras/source/misc_config/autotbl.fmt are present on the libreoffice-6-0 branch:
But as discussed earlier I think in bug 101349 or IRC, the new table styles are available only in a new user profile. If an autotbl.fmt file is present in an existing user configuration the existing old styles are used. An existing user/config/autotbl.fmt file has to be manually overwritten with the new file of the new shared (or a new user) configuration, which of course also overwrites any user defined auto styles stored in the old file, so be careful.
(In reply to Eike Rathke from comment #16)
> An existing user/config/autotbl.fmt file has to be manually overwritten...
You are absolutely right, cleaning the user directory shows the new stuff. Forgot this long known issue tracked in bug 57466 once again.
YES! I renamed the 'autotbl.fmt' in the folder
Earlier, I had a DEV installation (6RC2)
Copied the same file from the DEV installation config folder
Pasted it into my current regular installation config folder
Now I am able to see the new table style formats.
Better, if we have all the OLD styles plus the NEW.
Hope it is possible for old users to get the NEW styles without losing user's OLD DATA in config folder.
Why not consider this: keep two separate set of files as in a) standard dictionary + customised (added words), b) bundled templates + customised templates c) standard autocorrect list + user-defined list d) standard document format styles + user-defined .... That is more structured approach than merging. Merging could lead to problems.
When an update/upgrade is performed, rename the existing files to filename_old and copy the updated files.
Add option to use standard ones plus what was there in the previous version.
This could be one way to keep both old and new.