Build ID: 410m0(Build:2)
After setting a cross reference, then inserting a reference to that set reference, it doesn't update the reference with the value in the cross reference field.
For clarity, lets call the set reference a "setpoint". I create the setpoint, which is a field. I insert a reference to it elsewhere in my document - lets call it the "reference point". The reference point does not get updated with the setpoint field value.
setpoint[field value X]
reference point [<should get field value X, but is blank>]
This mostly worked in 3.5, just not perfectly but better than now.
If needed, to fix this... I would be happy to provide an account on my machine to examine this problem and/or share my desktop through a VNC viewer.
Hi publicface, thanks for reporting.
Please can you attach a sample file, where to see the issue.
Have you tried trough Menu/Tools/Update.
Verify Menu/Tools/Options/LibreOffice writer/General - Update Automatically - Fields.
Created attachment 89877 [details]
Sample demonstrating bug. Includes answers to questions asked.
Sample attached. Includes answers to questions asked.
I am not used to work with it. And I don't know if you are properly set up the cross reference.
You can find detailed information in documentation:
Chapter 14 Working with Fields
Please if you can solve the issue, change the status to resolved notabug
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Ugh. This information was provided 6 months ago and the developer stated "I am not used to work with it."
Created attachment 100257 [details]
Sample file to test
(In reply to comment #5)
> Ugh. This information was provided 6 months ago and the developer stated "I
> am not used to work with it."
I did this comment, but I am not a developer, an user helping on the bug's triage.
I any case, the proper way is someone different of the reported sets up the bug as new if he can reproduce it.
Seems as you have set up a bookmark not a cross reference, modifying on the first paragraph, [F9] updates the value in the second one.
As you stated "I am not used to work with it". And that is very clear.
In any event, I've lost interest. Congratulations.
Don't seems too much friendly with who is expending their free time trying to help. Better I forget this matter.
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This was never confirmed.
Is this still a problem?
I don't know, how to insert a cross-reference referencing a user field. I tried, but failed.
Set to NEEDINFO.
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Four month without notice.
Please if you have the issue, reopen it again.