The drawing program allows you to create objects with background fill patterns like hatches and stripes. I would like add the same sort of background fills to cells within the spreadsheet program, however it is only possible to change the background color.
It is possible to draw a box with a fill pattern in the drawing app and then paste it onto the spreadsheet, but its difficult to keep that box object associated or aligned with the cell(s).
assigning to Kohei ( of course put that back to the list if its not really for you )
Ah, the irony. I made the same request to OOo way back when I was still a user. Now it's finally coming back to me, heh? ;-)
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This bug is still present on 18.104.22.168 on Mac OS X.
And yet another 3 years later or 7 from the first report - nothing has been done?
There is no status available to say it has been confirmed as we cant assign it so you have the perfect excuse to do nothing which you have for 7 years.