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Bug 57190 - TABLE Strange numbering behavior on inserting rows
Summary: TABLE Strange numbering behavior on inserting rows
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) Master
Hardware: Other All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Writer-Tables Writer-UX
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Reported: 2012-11-16 10:21 UTC by Urmas
Modified: 2019-06-03 02:49 UTC (History)
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Description Urmas 2012-11-16 10:21:56 UTC
When the new rows are inserted above the one which has a numbered paragraph with a reset numeration property, both new and old rows will have it, and be numbered with the same number like 1. This is counterintuitive.

Only a new row should have it.
Comment 1 m.a.riosv 2012-11-17 01:49:40 UTC
I think the formats are the same like the row the cursor is when a new row is inserted.
Comment 2 Marco Menardi 2012-12-18 23:19:19 UTC
I've tested with a different word processor software, and it works as the reporter expects, and that seems mote intuitive to me too.
LibreOffice 3.x or 4.x have this bug instead.
I understand the technical reason (copy the format) but of course users don't think in the "implementation way" but in the meaningful logical way, or the way you would to if done manually.
In fact the command is "insert a new row" not "clone the current one", so if I insert a row under the one with 1 as numbered paragraph, I expect it to be numbered 2, not 1 again.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-01-05 17:52:25 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Buovjaga 2015-01-29 09:17:32 UTC
I'm wondering about the repro steps.
I turned on numbering and created two paragraphs.
Then I right clicked at pgraph 2. and selected Restart numbering (numbering changed to 1.).
Then I went to the end of pgraph 1. and pressed enter.
A new pgraph with 2. appeared.

Does this mean the problem is gone?

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 784d069cc1d9f1d6e6a4e543a278376ab483d1eb
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-01-25_23:07:36
Comment 5 Urmas 2015-01-29 15:01:53 UTC
Still present in master. To reproduce, go to Table/Insert/Rows...
Choose "before".
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2016-02-21 08:37:53 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-03-06 16:02:20 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Thomas Lendo 2018-06-02 20:27:48 UTC
Repro with Version:
Build ID: 7725eff80a7bc3f3e422e56e1cd7bfa531f19a70
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.13; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale: de-DE (de_DE.UTF-8); Calc: group threaded
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2019-06-03 02:49:21 UTC
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