Bug 40472 - FORMATTING: Cannot format the DataPilot headers
Summary: FORMATTING: Cannot format the DataPilot headers
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.4.2 release
Hardware: Other All
: medium trivial
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Pivot-Table
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Reported: 2011-08-29 15:11 UTC by Giovanni Romero
Modified: 2021-04-28 03:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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In the example, the data were taken from the database Bibliography, through a query named Query1: SELECT "Identifier", "Author", "Publisher", "Title", "Custom1" FROM "biblio" (11.94 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2011-08-29 15:11 UTC, Giovanni Romero
example pivot table (14.50 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2012-04-11 08:19 UTC, sasha.libreoffice

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Description Giovanni Romero 2011-08-29 15:11:39 UTC
Created attachment 50672 [details]
In the example, the data were taken from the database Bibliography, through a query named Query1: SELECT "Identifier", "Author", "Publisher", "Title", "Custom1" FROM "biblio"


When I use DataPilot to add the result of a query in LibreOffice Calc. I cannot format the headers in the result, althought I can copy the format from other cell, through the format brush.

The problem is that the format sets to default when I update the table.
Comment 1 Jared 2011-12-22 09:55:33 UTC
This is a feature which is in MS Excel and is a HUGE advantage to aesthetics and usefulness in creating a final product.  I feel Calc feels and looks archaic until this is implemented.

Persistent style formatting is important. Please add this feature!
Comment 2 sasha.libreoffice 2012-04-11 08:19:44 UTC
Created attachment 59808 [details]
example pivot table

Initially attached example shows error about not existing query. I created example pivot table according to this site:
I changed color of different cells in pivot table. It remains after reloading.
Comment 3 Jared 2012-04-12 06:37:04 UTC
Thanks for the great ODS example file!

I see what you mean by the formatting staying consistent when the content changes by the linked data and is refreshed.

However, what I am requesting is for the "header" cells to remain formatted after the "variables" from the drop-down menus are adjusted and the data is reordered.
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2015-01-05 17:51:51 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2015-01-23 16:57:31 UTC
Yep, the colors disappear after sorting in attachment 59808 [details].

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 07e84cae983c08afdba03018413a19d01abb3006
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-01-19_06:15:38
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2016-02-21 08:36:19 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 surcouf 2018-04-27 12:25:07 UTC
The bug is still present, tested today using this version of LO Calc: Version: (x64) and this machine properties: CPU-Threads: 4; BS: Windows 10.0; UI-Render: Standard;
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2019-04-28 02:46:10 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2021-04-28 03:51:09 UTC
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