Named ranges of cells get easily corrupted.
1) Open LO Calc with a new spreadsheet
2) Using menus, go to Insert->Names->Manage
3) Press 'Add' in Manage Names dialog box
4) In Name field, enter anything you want
5) In Range field, enter 'Sheet1.A$1:A$1048576' (exactly, without quotes)
6) Press 'Add' in Define Name dialog box
7) Press 'Add' in Manage Names dialog box
8) In Name field, enter anything you want
9) In Range field, enter 'Sheet1.B$1:B$1048576' (exactly, without quotes)
10) Press 'Add' in Define Name dialog box
11) Press 'Add' in Manage Names dialog box
12) In Name field, enter 'Problems' (without quotes)
13) In Range field, enter 'Sheet1.C$1:C$1048576' (exactly, without quotes)
14) Press 'Add' in Define Name dialog box
15) Press 'OK' in Manage Names dialog box
16) Select cell B1
17) Ignoring the logic of the function, enter =IF(Problems>0,A2-TODAY(),"x")
18) Using menus, go to Insert->Names->Manage
19) Notice that the ranges you previously defined have been corrupted and are now pointing to different cells than you specified in steps 2-15
Happens every time.
If functions depend on the range names, all cells depending on those range names in the all related spreadsheets will be erroneous.
Time spent isolating this bug: 6 hours.
First - thanks so much for the awesome instructions, really really appreciated from our side.
That being said:
Ubuntu 14.04 x64
LibreOffice 22.214.171.124 rc as well as 3.3
*This bug was inherited from OOo therefore updating version, version is the oldest version that we can confirm the problem.
Agree that it's major (loss of data)
high - default for major, seems fine
cc'ing Markus - Markus I thought I remember you doing some stuff with named ranges in the past, thought this might interest you
You are welcome. Glad it's appreciated. I'm exhausted. Thanks for the verification on Ubuntu and the version number explanation.
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Following patch has been submitted as a fix for this issue
There is no bug here. The references are relative to the selected cell as they would be if you use them in the current cell.
How do you want to handle that problem?