Bug 80711 - Other: Link external named area with computed content, including link to external named areas
Summary: Other: Link external named area with computed content, including link to exte...
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Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other Linux (All)
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Whiteboard: BSA
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Reported: 2014-06-30 12:20 UTC by Hardt68
Modified: 2015-05-06 14:23 UTC (History)
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Description Hardt68 2014-06-30 12:20:51 UTC
Problem description: 
I'm using CALC to create quick quotes. So I have one sheet "Products" linked (in the collumn "Price") to an external sheet "actual price list" (comming from my supplier once a year), so I can update the sheet "Products" once a year and then use it without updates for a while.

A third sheet "Quotes" refers only to "Products" for an easy and quick use abroad. 
No way the make this configuration working...

Steps to reproduce (first procedure):
1. In "Products", creation of a tab "quote" with all the relevant informations and automation, including reference to the named area from the tab containing the technical details and prices.
2. All works fine.
3. Copy the created tab "quote' to a new file "Quotes" so I can create a tab per quote, without having a heavy file ("Produts" contains about 7000 references).

Steps to reproduce (second procedure):
1. From the sheet "Quotes", remove the link to the external data in file "Products".
2. Save "Quotes", close that file, and reopen it. (this step has no influence on the result)
3. Insert a link to external data (via menue), including selection of the necessary named areas

Current behavior: Err:511 or unable to edit formulas because of unknown references.
Expected behavior: getting the figures out of "Products" according last update of price list.

Collateral observations: I don't remember exactly, but the named areas aren't taken over by the same manner: some times they are mentioned by returning to menu Edition/Links/Modify, some times they don't show up...

Thanks in advance for your feedback.

If required I can send you the files, but I don't want to publis them bellow.

Operating System: Debian
Version: release
Comment 1 raal 2014-09-19 21:04:19 UTC

Thank you for filing the bug. Please send us a sample document, as this makes it easier for us to verify the bug. 
I have set the bug's status to 'NEEDINFO', so please do change it back to 'UNCONFIRMED' once you have attached a document.
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How can I eliminate confidential data from a sample document?
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