Bug 58082 - Warning message "do you want to recalculate ..." when copy-paste cells from Calc
Summary: Warning message "do you want to recalculate ..." when copy-paste cells from Calc
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Paste
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Reported: 2012-12-10 13:34 UTC by Rusbearing
Modified: 2021-10-24 06:58 UTC (History)
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Description Rusbearing 2012-12-10 13:34:32 UTC
I created a table in Calc that consists of 150 rows and 7 columns.

I want to copy it into Writer (later i will add in the document some pages with text before this table and after it).

What should I do for this?

1. I select my table in Calc and press Ctrl+C.
2. I create new empty document in Writer and press there Ctrl+V.
3. Writer asks me "This document was last saved by application other than LibreOffice." (but i haven't saved it yet). "Some formula cells may produce different results when recalculated. Do you want to recalculate all formula cells in this document now?".
- let it be so, I press "OK".
4. Now I have a big table with very small letters fitted on a page.

What should I do next to see my table fitted into several pages in normal format?
Comment 1 Joel Madero 2012-12-11 15:57:12 UTC
I can confirm this behavior on, changing versions to reflect earliest confirmed version.

NEW (Confirmed)
Normal (Can prevent high quality work)
Medium (seems relatively common to want to copy past a table from calc to word)
All (not restricted to Windows)

Thanks for the report!
Comment 2 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2012-12-24 16:55:05 UTC
Still [Reproducible] with unzipped  installation of  "LOdev   -  ENGLISH UI / German Locale  [Build ID: 76c921de48ee41716b5a500b892945c704da73c)]"  {tinderbox: Win-x86@6, pull time 2012-12-10 09:43:47} on German WIN7 Home Premium (64bit) with own separate User Profile

But no problem with my So my suspect is that this one is related to some settings or similar, we should check that.

Any Ideas?
Comment 3 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2012-12-24 17:29:12 UTC
Also NOT reproducible with Server Installation of  "LibreOffice  English UI/ German Locale [Build-ID: 62b950d],{tinderbox: Win-x86_9-Voreppe pull time 2012-12-19 14:06:00}  on German WIN7 Home Premium (64bit), own User-Profile.

Seems I can only reproduce with some later 4.0 versions, but not with 3.6. I will do additonal tests later
Comment 4 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2012-12-25 08:31:23 UTC
I was not able to find out what setting or similar causes that I can reproduce the problem with 4.0, bat not with 3.6.

The only additional knowledge I can contribute is that the problem seems to be in 4.0 paste process:

a) Copy from Calc 3.6 to Writer (or Draw by paste special calc8) 4.0: Message appears
b) Copy from Calc 4.0 to Writer (or Draw by paste special calc8) 3.6: Message does not appear

in 'b' the "calc8" Item in the paste special dialog is without text (not when pasted from Calc 3.6), what ever that might mean.

I think we should accept the dubiety concerning 3.6, we will see what will happen there when we have a Fix for 4.0.

Please set Status to ASSIGNED and add yourself to "Assigned To" if you accept this Bug or forward the Bug if it's not your turf
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2015-01-05 17:51:15 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2016-01-17 20:02:15 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-03-06 13:51:17 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Zineta 2018-09-21 11:58:00 UTC
Tested in OOo 3.3.0. the same behviour so I have changed it to inherited from OOo.

Confirming: Now I have a big table with very small letters fitted on a page.

Different from  MS Word - where see my table fitted into several pages in normal format.

Also tested in: 
LO and the problem remained.
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2019-09-22 02:59:00 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 QA Administrators 2021-10-24 03:44:03 UTC
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