Bug 75568 - Date Field : the text property is not updated when the date property is updated
Summary: Date Field : the text property is not updated when the date property is updated
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: BASIC (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Reported: 2014-02-27 10:17 UTC by dbeck.it
Modified: 2015-07-18 17:27 UTC (History)
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Description dbeck.it 2014-02-27 10:17:33 UTC
In a LibreOffice Basic script, I initialize the fldDate Date control of the Dlg dialog with the following code, before Dlg.execute() :

dim d as date
dim unodate as object



dim fldDate as object



msgbox fldDate.text

The msgbox statement shows an empty string. Nor is the text property updated after the Dlg.execute() statement. The text property is only updated if the user enters something manually in the Date control.

NB : I also tried this with a numeric field, in this case updating the value property causes the text property to be updated immediately.
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2014-11-08 14:40:36 UTC
Can you attach an example document with the full script? Switch to UNCONFIRMED after attaching.
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2015-06-08 14:29:11 UTC
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Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-07-18 17:27:44 UTC
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