Bug 37407 - Calc XY (scatter) chart Sort by x values has wrong x,y in tooltip
Summary: Calc XY (scatter) chart Sort by x values has wrong x,y in tooltip
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Chart (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.3.2 release
Hardware: x86 (IA32) All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Chart
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Reported: 2011-05-20 07:44 UTC by Christopher M. Penalver
Modified: 2019-12-03 13:57 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

xyscatterbug.ods (14.47 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2011-05-20 07:44 UTC, Christopher M. Penalver

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Description Christopher M. Penalver 2011-05-20 07:44:26 UTC
Created attachment 46954 [details]

Downstream bug may be found at:

OOo bug may be found at:

1) lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 11.04
Release: 11.04

2) LibreOffice:
apt-cache policy libreoffice-calc
  Installed: 1:3.3.2-1ubuntu5
  Candidate: 1:3.3.2-1ubuntu5
  Version table:
 *** 1:3.3.2-1ubuntu5 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ natty-updates/main i386 Packages
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ natty-proposed/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1:3.3.2-1ubuntu4 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ natty/main i386 Packages

3) What is expected to happen in Calc via the Terminal:

cd ~/Desktop && wget https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openoffice.org/+bug/258705/+attachment/403067/+files/xyscatterbug.ods && localc -nologo xyscatterbug.ods

double click the XY (Scatter), sorted by X values chart and hover the mouse icon over a data point, the pop up notes the correct X,Y value.

4) What happens instead is it does not. The pop-up is using the data values top to bottom, to display the data point values from left to right.
Comment 1 Björn Michaelsen 2011-12-23 12:02:48 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 2 Christopher M. Penalver 2012-01-04 00:52:03 UTC
Reproducible in:
LOdev 3.5.0beta2 
Build ID: 8589e48-760cc4d-f39cf3d-1b2857e-60db978
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002
Comment 3 ign_christian 2013-05-23 15:32:59 UTC
Hi Christopher

I can confirm that using your explanation I can reproducible that problem. But if I build XY chart from scratch using your data it's not happen.

Could you confirm using LO whether tooltips still show wrong info?
Comment 4 Christopher M. Penalver 2013-05-25 12:53:19 UTC
ign_christian, thank you for your comments. Using the attachment noted in the Description https://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=46954 one may open Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 Excel Version 14.0.6023.1000 (32-bit), hover over the noted data point, and it displays the correct tooltip information. For future triaging, let the focus be on the noted attachment.

Problem in Description reproducible in:
Microsoft Windows Vista Business x86 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002
Build ID: 979def88090633bfee0e0445b19999a1dac71ed
Comment 5 ign_christian 2013-06-13 08:17:31 UTC
I was using that attachment. Just wondering why creating new XY chart on that attachment generates correct result?
Comment 6 Julien Nabet 2014-08-24 07:26:37 UTC
On pc Debian x86-64 with master sources updated yesterday, I could reproduce this.

If I create from the file attached a new graphic, I could reproduce too the problem.
(ign_christian: had you checked "Sort by X Values"?)
Comment 7 ign_christian 2014-08-24 08:25:51 UTC
You're right Julien, reproducible with "Sort by X values" checked with LO Looks like I forgot checked that in previous testing :)

Anyway I don't understand the purpose of "Sort by X values" in XY chart. It doesn't make any difference in chart.
Comment 8 Julien Nabet 2014-08-24 08:46:30 UTC
Thank you ign_christian for your feedback. Great (in a way) you could reproduce it too :)

Just some notes.
Searching "Sort by X Values" with keyId language gives this:
=> tp_ChartType.ui

http://opengrok.libreoffice.org/search?q=tp_ChartType.ui&project=core&defs=&refs=&path=&hist= gives:
- chart2/source/controller/dialogs/tp_PointGeometry.cxx
- chart2/source/controller/dialogs/tp_ChartType.cxx
From the second one, searching "sort" keyword gives mpCB_XValueSorting, itself linked to "bSortByXValues" member of ChartTypeParameter, see http://opengrok.libreoffice.org/xref/core/chart2/source/controller/dialogs/ChartTypeDialogController.hxx#81
Comment 9 Julien Nabet 2014-08-24 21:04:11 UTC
bSortByXValues brings there:

Searching about how is defined data point gives this:
STR_TIP_DATAPOINT which leads there:

But then, I'm a bit stuck.

Kohei/Markus/Eike: any idea here?
Comment 10 QA Administrators 2015-09-04 02:48:12 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 11 Buovjaga 2015-11-18 11:57:46 UTC
Confirmed with attachment.

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: b216cc1b8096eb60c27f67e8c27b7cd756c75e38
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-merge-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-11-12_00:06:20
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)
Comment 12 QA Administrators 2017-01-03 19:36:17 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 13 QA Administrators 2019-12-03 13:57:09 UTC
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