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Bug 116214 - Custom properties: value type is changed from Number to Text
Summary: Custom properties: value type is changed from Number to Text
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: All All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: File-Properties
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Reported: 2018-03-05 19:15 UTC by Thomas Lendo
Modified: 2019-03-06 03:43 UTC (History)
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Description Thomas Lendo 2018-03-05 19:15:15 UTC
Open a new document, go on File > Properties, in the custom properties tab press add, then give it a name and choose "number" in the type box. Now in the value box insert a big number (for example with 17 digits), then close the properties window. Open it again.

After that the number 12345678912345789123456789 is converted to 1,23456789123458E+025. I can't edit the number as a warning message opens saying "The value entered does not match the specified type. The value will be stored as text." and the value type is changed from Number to Text automatically.

Seems the automatic converting to a float number is causing problems. I don't want that an entered value is changed by the program anyway.

Version: (x64) Build ID: d64ce643275e0b2b0dea9e532fc261391dc8793c CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0; UI render: GL; TinderBox: Win-x86_64@42, Branch:master, Time: 2018-03-01_03:24:30 Locale: de-AT (de_AT); Calc: CL
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2018-03-05 19:21:00 UTC
I reproduced as part of bug 100933, so setting to NEW
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2019-03-06 03:43:01 UTC
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