Bug 58315 - FILEOPEN: LibreOffice looses formulas in XLS file.
Summary: FILEOPEN: LibreOffice looses formulas in XLS file.
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: medium major
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Reported: 2012-12-14 21:19 UTC by Olivier Hallot
Modified: 2015-05-06 14:24 UTC (History)
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Description Olivier Hallot 2012-12-14 21:19:13 UTC
The file in the following link shows loss of excel formulas when openend in LibreOffice above 3.3.

The file was Excel 2002, and was edited by Excel >2007 and saved back in xls.

The file opens and works correctly in Excel 2002.

Where are the loss of formulas: Please go to 'FEVEREIRO 2013'.R649. You will see value 0.0, and formula #NAME?

The range R649:R656 is plenty of values with wrong formulas.

When saving in ODS format (and re-opening) the values now appears as #NAME?

To circumvent the issue, one has to edit manually the formula inside Excel 2002, forcing a new edition/update of the formula.

Please note the named formula SHARED_FORMULA_XX_YY_ZZ_WW, found in Insert -> Names -> Define. These shared formulas are an indication of an Excel 2007 usage (I guess).

Comment 1 Jorendc 2012-12-14 21:38:17 UTC
I can reproduce

Mac OSX 10.8.2; LibreOffice (Build ID: 2ef5aff)
Comment 2 retired 2014-08-25 10:43:36 UTC
Open test file, go to sheet "Fevereiro 2013" and there row 649.

For the field in question I do see value "1" and formula "=SUMME(D649)" in excel.

In LO 4.3.1 on OSX 10.9.4 I do see value "1" and formula "=$'BASE DADOS'.D612".

Not sure what to make of that. Olivier, can you test if this bug persists with LO 4.3.1?
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