Bug 82058 - FORMATTING: formatting incompatible with older spreadsheets
Summary: FORMATTING: formatting incompatible with older spreadsheets
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 83568
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-08-02 18:20 UTC by ed
Modified: 2019-05-28 13:25 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description ed 2014-08-02 18:20:09 UTC
Problem description: 
Calc changes row heights spontaneously, disrupting existing formatting of spreadsheets carried forward from previous versions. Existing background colours and fonts are not recognised.

Steps to reproduce:
1. open old spreadsheet....
2. delete contents of a cell....
3. see the entire row change to a new row height....

Current behavior: frustrating, irritating

Expected behavior: compatibility with previous versions

Operating System: Linux (Other)
Version: release
Comment 1 Joel Madero 2014-09-04 09:47:31 UTC
We need an "old spreadsheet" to test with. Please attach a spreadsheet and then mark the bug as UNCONFIRMED.

Marking as NEEDINFO.
Comment 2 rlk 2014-10-05 03:42:04 UTC
There are a number of other bugs related to row height changing with 4.2 (77592, 83568, 81397).
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-05-06 14:15:08 UTC
Dear Bug Submitter,

This bug has been in NEEDINFO status with no change for at least
6 months. Please provide the requested information as soon as
possible and mark the bug as UNCONFIRMED. Due to regular bug
tracker maintenance, if the bug is still in NEEDINFO status with
no change in 30 days the QA team will close the bug as INVALID
due to lack of needed information.

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QA Team
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2015-06-08 14:26:52 UTC
Dear Bug Submitter,

Please read this message in its entirety before proceeding.

Your bug report is being closed as INVALID due to inactivity and
a lack of information which is needed in order to accurately
reproduce and confirm the problem. We encourage you to retest
your bug against the latest release. If the issue is still
present in the latest stable release, we need the following
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   confirmed the bug to be present

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Once all of this is done, please set the bug back to UNCONFIRMED
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Comment 5 Timur 2019-05-28 13:25:05 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 83568 ***