If I copy an HTML table from a web page, I can paste that table into Calc. However, if I right-click on the highlighted column headers and click "Optimal Width..." and click ok, the column will not optimize the width. The columns will likewise not auto-fit the width if I double click the column edges.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a simple HTML table and save it to an file, ie: <table><tr><td>item 1</td><td>item 2</td></tr></table>
2. Open the HTML in your favorite internet browser
3. Highlight the text in the webpage and copy it to the cells in Calc
4. Attempt to set the columns to optimal width by double-clicking the edges between columns or by using the "Optimize Width" tool.
Columns do not optimize width
The columns should optimize width. Excel does not have this issue.
User Profile Reset: Yes
If any cells in a column contain text that will be interpreted as a number, the cells will optimize width to the width of that number. For example:
<tr><td>item 1</td><td>item 2</td></tr>
Same bug bites me too: pasted table from Firefox to Calc, and optimze column width just resets columns to default width, leading to wrapped text and cut off numbers.
(Libreoffice 184.108.40.206 on Debian testing 64bit)
Additional info: when I remove direct formatting from the pasted table, optimize column width works again like it should.
For testing this, I used https://www.w3schools.com/html/tryit.asp?filename=tryhtml_table
Regression introduced by:
author Khaled Hosny <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2016-11-02 23:52:06 +0200
committer Khaled Hosny <email@example.com> 2016-11-03 00:17:06 +0000
commit 8f2dd1df1d6cc94ebbc1149de72bc6d6dffa6533 (patch)
parent c8be45889217c555e4bec92af838d0524ceba4e0 (diff)
Revert "Revert "Enable the new text layout engine by default""
This reverts commit 3950166877bf1308f9e449992e20b558342af825.
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