Bug 45471 - Sorting of Rows in Calc does not sort contained objects
Summary: Sorting of Rows in Calc does not sort contained objects
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Sorting
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Reported: 2012-01-31 16:23 UTC by John Werner
Modified: 2020-06-08 03:45 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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A spreadsheet that can be used to test that sorting fails for objects. (10.06 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2012-01-31 16:23 UTC, John Werner

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Description John Werner 2012-01-31 16:23:08 UTC
Created attachment 56419 [details]
A spreadsheet that can be used to test that sorting fails for objects.

Given a spreadsheet with objects (drawings or pictures) inserted into cells, sorting of rows does not move the objects.

To illustrate this, I have attached a very small spreadsheet.  The first column contains numbers in a random order.  The second column contains different drawn elements (objects).  The third column contains letters.


1  <squiggle> A
4  <circle>   B
3  <line>     C
2  <rect>     D

If the rows are selected then sorted on the first column, the first and third columns are re-arranged, but the 2nd column stays the same.


1  <squiggle> A
2  <circle>   D
3  <line>     C
4  <rect>     B
Comment 1 wope 2012-03-04 10:23:00 UTC
I can confirm this also on 3.5.1rc1
Comment 2 dE 2012-08-28 14:44:31 UTC
Confirmed on, but not a major bug, not many users affected.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-01-05 17:51:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Buovjaga 2015-01-22 17:07:46 UTC

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 07e84cae983c08afdba03018413a19d01abb3006
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-01-19_06:15:38
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2016-02-21 08:35:50 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Christoph Krapp 2016-05-17 11:27:12 UTC
this bug is still present in v5.1.2.2
would be nice if this gets fixed after 4 years, even if not many users are affected.
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-05-22 13:40:39 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Thomas Lendo 2017-06-06 22:17:17 UTC
Reproduced with Version:
Build-ID: 200a566cf106fc724b99c373f16da0058163b28d
CPU-Threads: 4; Betriebssystem:Linux 4.8; UI-Render: Standard; VCL: gtk2; 
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@70-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2017-06-05_23:01:35
Gebietsschema: de-DE (de_DE.UTF-8); Calc: group
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2018-06-08 02:47:26 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 QA Administrators 2020-06-08 03:45:56 UTC
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