Bug 126231 - DDE links inside table disappear from page footer, when saving and opening file
Summary: DDE links inside table disappear from page footer, when saving and opening file
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Files-Linked
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Reported: 2019-07-04 19:13 UTC by elias10
Modified: 2023-08-22 03:05 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

small test files with DDE links that fail (105.08 KB, application/zip)
2019-07-04 19:15 UTC, elias10

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Description elias10 2019-07-04 19:13:19 UTC
If add some DDE links in a table inside the footer when I open the file they are gone.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create table with DDE links in page footer
2. You can see the linnked info
3. Save and open the documment
4. Data is gone

Actual Results:
DDE links disappeared

Expected Results:
DDE links should be there

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: Yes

Additional Info:
I will upload example test file

Id. de compilación: 1:6.1.5-3
Subprocs. CPU: 8; SO: Linux 4.3; Repres. IU: predet.; VCL: x11; 
Configuración regional: es-ES (es_ES.utf8); Calc: group threaded
Comment 1 elias10 2019-07-04 19:15:06 UTC
Created attachment 152570 [details]
small test files with DDE links that fail
Comment 2 Oliver Brinzing 2019-07-06 14:37:14 UTC
confirming with:

Version: (x64)
Build-ID: 1ec314fa52f458adc18c4f025c545a4e8b22c159
CPU-Threads: 4; BS: Windows 10.0; UI-Render: Standard; VCL: win; 
Gebietsschema: de-DE (de_DE); UI-Sprache: de-DE

a DDE field, inserted in a text table in header/footer via Menu Insert/Field/More Fields.../Variables dialog will be removed on saving.
Comment 3 Oliver Brinzing 2019-07-06 14:43:21 UTC
reproducible with AOO 4.1.5
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2021-07-06 04:00:02 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2023-08-22 03:05:47 UTC
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