Bug 76707 - MAILMERGE: Not allow group by field in some cases
Summary: MAILMERGE: Not allow group by field in some cases
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-03-27 20:04 UTC by John Parra
Modified: 2015-09-04 03:01 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description John Parra 2014-03-27 20:04:45 UTC
Problem description:
I like insert more of one row for group by city in one page


City A | field_1
City A | field_2
City B | field_1
City B | field_2
City B | field_3
City B | field_4

Result mailmerge:

Page 1-> City A [field_1, field_2]
Page 2-> City B [field_1, field_2, field_3, field_4]

Steps to reproduce:
1. Go to "insert" -> "fields" -> "other"
2. "Database" -> "Mail Merge fields"
3. ....
Operating System: Fedora
Version: release
Comment 1 Alex Thurgood 2014-06-30 09:13:09 UTC
John : sorry, I don't understand what the problem is exactly. Why don't you base your mailmerge on a query in which you have grouped your results accordingly, or doesn't this work as expected.

Without a clear explanation as to what you are actually doing, it will be difficult to reproduce.
Comment 2 Alex Thurgood 2015-01-03 17:38:24 UTC
Adding self to CC if not already on
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-07-18 17:35:57 UTC
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Comment 4 QA Administrators 2015-09-04 03:01:18 UTC
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