Bug 70379 - Cannot resize columns with protected cells / Calc does not respect users' permissions
Summary: Cannot resize columns with protected cells / Calc does not respect users' per...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
4.1.2.3 release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Windows (All)
: medium normal
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Blocks: Cell-Protection Cell-Management
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Reported: 2013-10-11 15:42 UTC by Roman Polach
Modified: 2017-07-20 08:07 UTC (History)
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XLS document with protected A1:D2 cells and protected sheet but with all permissions granted (13.50 KB, application/vnd.ms-excel)
2013-10-11 15:42 UTC, Roman Polach
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Screenshot (1) of sheet protecting dialog with all permissions checked (14.49 KB, image/png)
2013-10-11 15:43 UTC, Roman Polach
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Screenshot (2) of successful column resize in Excel XP(2002) (7.32 KB, image/png)
2013-10-11 15:44 UTC, Roman Polach
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Screenshot (3) of error message when trying to resize column in LO Calc 4.1.2 final (17.15 KB, image/png)
2013-10-11 15:44 UTC, Roman Polach
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Description Roman Polach 2013-10-11 15:42:24 UTC
Created attachment 87458 [details]
XLS document with protected A1:D2 cells and protected sheet but with all permissions granted

I have created XLS document with
  * protected 8 cells A1:D2
  * unprotected all other cells
  * the sheet was protected and all listed users' permissions was granted
by Excel XP (2002)
... XLS document attached

In Excel XP/2002 or newer,
user can resize any column including A, B, C and D because
such permission (formatting columns) was granted while protecting the sheet.
... screenshot of resizing column in Excel attached

But when this XLS is opened in Calc (even in LibreOffice 4.1.2 version),
user cannot resize columns A, B, C and D.
LibreOffice Calc does not respect those permissions and I see no way
to resize columns in this document while still have content of that
8 cells protected.
... screenshot of error message when trying to resize column in Calc attached
Comment 1 Roman Polach 2013-10-11 15:43:30 UTC
Created attachment 87459 [details]
Screenshot (1) of sheet protecting dialog with all permissions checked
Comment 2 Roman Polach 2013-10-11 15:44:09 UTC
Created attachment 87460 [details]
Screenshot (2) of successful column resize in Excel XP(2002)
Comment 3 Roman Polach 2013-10-11 15:44:50 UTC
Created attachment 87461 [details]
Screenshot (3) of error message when trying to resize column in LO Calc 4.1.2 final
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2016-02-21 08:36:30 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Geoffrey 2016-02-21 10:33:31 UTC
This is still an issue in LibreOffice 5.0.4.
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2017-03-06 15:32:16 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 Geoffrey 2017-03-06 17:36:24 UTC
Still valid for recent LO.
Comment 8 Roman Polach 2017-03-15 08:05:16 UTC
Confirming that the issue is still present in Calc 5.3.0.3.