Created attachment 140849 [details]
## Steps to reproduce
* create a table with 2 columns. The first column contains dates, its header is called "date""
* create a pivot table with the "date" column as row field, the second column as a column field
* create a pivot chart based on the pivot table, chart type "Line"
See the example document : web_error.ods
## Actual behaviour
* With a chart type Line, it's impossible to specify that the chart is time based (the X axis)
* With a chart type XY, the X axis shows numbers and not dates, and the numbers are related to the line number of each values in the pivot table
See the sheet called "Table dynamique_php_error_1"
## Expected behaviour
The behavior must be the same as a normal chart based on a normal table (not a pivot table) containing the same values (see sheet3 in the attached document)
* With a chart type Line, I should be able to specify that the chart is time based (the X axis).
* the check box "time based" is in the second step of the chart wizard, "Data range", which is inactive for a pivot chart
* With a chart type XY, the X axis should show dates and should be time based
It's a kind of a regression, because before the pivot chart function, I was able to create a normal chart based on a pivot table that could have the expected behaviour. Obviously the chart was not linked to the pivot table, but it was easy to adapt.
It's more complicated now, as I have to copy all the data in another sheet to create the right chart.
## Desktop configuration
**Operating system:** Linux 4.13 (Kubuntu 17.10 Artful 64 bits)
Plasma 5.12.3 (kubuntu-ppa/backports)
Build ID: 1:5.4.6~rc2-0ubuntu0.17.10.1
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.13; UI render: default; VCL: kde4;
Locale: fr-FR (fr_FR.UTF-8); Calc: single
Coming from http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-5-4/ubuntu
Confirm. X axis is type Numeric.
Build ID: 1fbe46cf08f525e78016feef83f4c38b79b337ba
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.4; UI render: default; VCL: gtk2;
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@70-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2018-03-24_23:04:38
I have the same issue.
I think a more general solution should allow any data type that can be mapped to numeric range to be the value for an x/y-chart based on a pivot table.
What are the plans to implement this feature?
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