Bug 52534 - FILESAVE - Excel compatibility: file loads OK, but some formulas are corrupted when document is saved
Summary: FILESAVE - Excel compatibility: file loads OK, but some formulas are corrupte...
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) rc
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-07-26 12:37 UTC by bureautiquelibre
Modified: 2015-06-20 12:09 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

Excel file sample (609.00 KB, application/vnd.ms-excel)
2012-07-26 12:37 UTC, bureautiquelibre

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Description bureautiquelibre 2012-07-26 12:37:32 UTC
Created attachment 64727 [details]
Excel file sample

See sample file.

Open in LibreOffice, then save document in .xls format, (+ LibreOffice will crash if saved under .ods format)

Close and reload saved file, corrupted data appears on following lines:
47, 59 and 71

Seems to be related to lines with aliases (don't know if it's the right terminology).

(BTW, I don't know how to do that in LibreOffice)
Comment 1 Julien Nabet 2012-08-05 14:24:41 UTC
On pc Debian x86-64 with 3.6 sources updated today, I reproduced partly the problem.

I had the same kind of corrupted data when saving in xls.
However I could save in ods format without corrupted data (!).

I noticed that name could be defined twice:"Global" and "data" (the name of the sheet). Could you take a look into Excel to check ?
(BTW in LO, it's "Insert Menu", "Names", "Manage" for example)

Precision:I said "yes" when LO asks to update the links during launching.
Comment 2 bureautiquelibre 2012-08-06 08:10:03 UTC
Just checked in Excel, it doesn't display duplicates.
I tried to delete a name that was defined twice and had Excel display the duplicate, so yes, they already are present in the original file.

Excel seems to use the names defined in the sheet by default, LibreOffice doesn't seem to.

Attempt to save in ods format caused LibreOffice to crash (i'm now in RC)
Comment 3 Julien Nabet 2012-08-06 08:32:03 UTC
I put rc since "Version" indicates from which first version the bug appeared.
Comment 4 Joel Madero 2015-05-02 15:41:11 UTC
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Comment 5 Buovjaga 2015-06-20 12:09:27 UTC
No corruption observed after saving as .xls in the mentioned lines.
Doesn't crash when saving to .ods

Does say this when saving to .xls:
The document contains more rows than supported in the selected format.
Additional rows were not saved.

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 3ecef8cedb215e49237a11607197edc91639bfcd
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-merge-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-06-19_23:16:58
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)