Bug 55398 - FILTER: Enable on/off toggling for complex filtering under autofilter
Summary: FILTER: Enable on/off toggling for complex filtering under autofilter
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.5 Daily
Hardware: All All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: AutoFilter
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Reported: 2012-09-28 01:54 UTC by Tom Colley
Modified: 2020-09-02 22:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Tom Colley 2012-09-28 01:54:51 UTC
I imagine many users who use the autofilter functionality of Calc would like to be able to toggle the filter on and off, without losing the specification of the filter. Currently, if the "Standard Filter" option is used to specify two or more filter conditions, such toggling is not possible. The specification is lost once the user returns to viewing the unfiltered dataset.

This enhancement would allow users to quickly see filtered results in and out of their context with the unfiltered dataset. Most useful for investigative analyses.
Comment 1 Sören 2012-12-30 12:53:20 UTC
I can confirm this behavior/missing possibility in
Version (Build ID: 4104d660979c57e1160b5135634f732918460a0)
on Ubuntu 12.04 (x86)

Enhancement, marked as NEW, as the function is not implemented at the moment
Comment 2 b. 2020-09-02 22:07:39 UTC
would be a very nice enhancement ... 

tried to build similar with a macro, blocked by '.field'-values messed up by calc with wrong 'table:orientation' attributes and reliable coding not possible :-(  

i'm curious about the use / functionality of 'Hide Autofilter' in [data - more filters], couldn't find a hint on that, just one comment that another user would like to know that as well ...