LibreOffice 188.8.131.52 offers a setting at Preferences->LibreOffice Calc->Formula called "Recalculation on file load".
The option "Prompt user" is not working and behaving as "Never recalculate" (the user is not prompted for recalculation).
(tested with the Mac OS X version, likely platform independent).
I can confirm this using Linux Mint 14 x64 and LibreOffice Version 184.108.40.206.alpha0+ (Build ID: c16e9f4ed97f65357e9986f46ad88ee9f223799).
Therefore I mark this as NEW. I can't find a duplicate so far.
Following  I mark this as 'minor medium':
* Minor: does require users not to use a feature
* Medium: as far I can see not a regression? otherwise this will be set to 'high'
@Christian: this worked well with previous versions? (I mean: you know a version of LibreOffice where it worked)
The option to choose between "Always", "Prompt" and "Never" was not present int LibreOffice 3.6 and the behavior of LibreOffice 3.6 was "Always".
LibreOffice 4.0 introduced the choice AND switched the default behavior to "Never".
Ok, thanks for your feedback. I will investigate this feature worked well right after the introduction of it, or it just never worked.
The option "Prompt user" is only for files not generated by Libreoffice and older Libreoffice versions.
The difference between the handling of own files and files created by a different producer is because we can be sure that the cached value in own files is correct.
This option doesn't work with hard_recalc.ods which was created with LibreOffice/3.4$Linux LibreOffice_project/340m1$Build-502
i.e. it does NOT prompt the user
In any case if LibreOffice/3.4$Linux LibreOffice_project/340m1$Build-502 is NOT considered an Old version then choosing "Recalculation on file load = Always recalculate" should NOT work either. Yet it does recalculate.
hard_recalc.ods is available at http://motah.org.sa/dev/libreoffice.git//sc/qa/unit/data/ods/
Also note: Doing a fresh install of Libre Office 220.127.116.11 OS X the default option is "Never calculated" which is a problem...
Never confirmed by QA and Markus who is one of our lead calc developers said it's not a bug....that being said moving to UNCONFIRMED for a second independent confirmation.
For me, "Prompt user" worked for attachment 81611 [details]. If someone objects, they can change to UNCONFIRMED.
Win 7 64-bit Version: 18.104.22.168.alpha2+
Build ID: b021b5983c62e266b82d9f0c5c6d8d8900553827
TinderBox: Win-x86@39, Branch:master, Time: 2014-11-12_01:10:08
(In reply to Beluga from comment #8)
> For me, "Prompt user" worked for attachment 81611 [details]. If someone
> objects, they can change to UNCONFIRMED.
> Win 7 64-bit Version: 22.214.171.124.alpha2+
> Build ID: b021b5983c62e266b82d9f0c5c6d8d8900553827
> TinderBox: Win-x86@39, Branch:master, Time: 2014-11-12_01:10:08
The reporter claimed this bug might be a platform dependent bug. And I see the described behaviour on master 2014-11-28 on Linux and LO 4.1.6 (see bug 86737).
Also see comment 5.
(In reply to Joel Madero from comment #7)
> Never confirmed by QA and Markus who is one of our lead calc developers said
> it's not a bug....that being said moving to UNCONFIRMED for a second
> independent confirmation.
Well - Markus didn't actually said anything about the non-working "Prompt user" in contrast to "Always".
For me "Always" recalculates, and "Prompt" doesn't and there is actually no prompt on Linux (with document attached to bug 86737).
> For me "Always" recalculates, and "Prompt" doesn't and there is actually no
> prompt on Linux (with document attached to bug 86737).
I can confirm with LO 126.96.36.199, linux
I can not confirm with
Build ID: 90fe751ab381cf59e87b79d921b3773567774af2
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@46-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2014-11-27_06:13:34
Build ID: 9e57326acebde972df22ea4368b5ce4822d51330
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@46-TDF, Branch:libreoffice-4-3, Time: 2014-11-27_12:21:59
This document was last saved by an application other than LibreOfficeDev. Some formula cells may produce different results when recalculated.
Do you want to recalculate all formula cells in this document now?
Seems to be fixed in dev version. Leaving unconfirmed because Christian tested with the Mac OS X version.
please read previous comment and tell if you still reproduce that bug with one of the newer LibO releases raal tested with
did you tried 188.8.131.52 as well?
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