Bug 119942 - email in mailmerge contains wrong body: data sent is off by one
Summary: email in mailmerge contains wrong body: data sent is off by one
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
6.0.6.2 release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Mail-Merge
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Reported: 2018-09-17 22:57 UTC by brief
Modified: 2019-10-16 02:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Attachments
sample ods file (17.98 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2018-09-17 22:58 UTC, brief
Details
sample odt file (10.37 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2018-09-17 22:58 UTC, brief
Details

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Description brief 2018-09-17 22:57:44 UTC
Description:
On sending a mailmerge with a datasource of a calc ods file, the data in the mail body does not match the recipients data.

E.g. a mail is sent for mail8@host (data from line 8, column email) with data from line 7.

Steps to Reproduce:
0. Edit the ods file to contain email addresses.
1. Open the odt file.
2. Attach the ods file using the mail merge assistant.
3. Delete the fields and re-add them using the correct data source.
4. Send emails.

Actual Results:
Hi 7,
1  7,00 €
2 14,00 €

Expected Results:
Hi 8,
1  8,00 €
2 16,00 €


Reproducible: Always


User Profile Reset: Yes


OpenGL enabled: Yes

Additional Info:
Version: 6.0.6.2 (x64)
Build-ID: 0c292870b25a325b5ed35f6b45599d2ea4458e77
CPU-Threads: 4; BS: Windows 6.3; UI-Render: Standard; 
Gebietsschema: de-DE (de_DE); Calc: group
Comment 1 brief 2018-09-17 22:58:36 UTC
Created attachment 144965 [details]
sample ods file
Comment 2 brief 2018-09-17 22:58:52 UTC
Created attachment 144966 [details]
sample odt file
Comment 3 brief 2018-09-17 23:02:00 UTC
same behaviour if openGL is disabled
Comment 4 brief 2018-09-17 23:15:39 UTC
After removing the surrounding table, the correct data is used.
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2018-10-13 11:25:40 UTC
Reproduced.

You missed instructions: to match the fields to data source entries, double-click them (Vorname, asd, asd2) and pick the columns with the matching names.

Arch Linux 64-bit
Version: 6.1.1.2
Build ID: 6.1.1-1
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.18; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3_kde5; 
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: group threaded
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2019-10-16 02:29:46 UTC
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