Bug 85328 - flat ODS data loss: chart data range from other sheet converted to static chart data tables
Summary: flat ODS data loss: chart data range from other sheet converted to static cha...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Chart (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: dataLoss, filter:ods
Depends on:
Blocks: Chart-Data ODF-Flat
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Reported: 2014-10-22 13:20 UTC by László Németh
Modified: 2023-04-08 07:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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good ODS file (20.83 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2014-10-22 13:20 UTC, László Németh
bad(?) flat ODS (44.32 KB, application/xml)
2014-10-22 13:24 UTC, László Németh

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Description László Németh 2014-10-22 13:20:03 UTC
Created attachment 108232 [details]
good ODS file

Referring the other sheets in data ranges of the charts causes data loss in flat ODS saving, see test documents saved in LibreOffice (see also Bug 79676).
Comment 1 László Németh 2014-10-22 13:24:45 UTC
Created attachment 108233 [details]
bad(?) flat ODS

loading this flat ODS results data loss (double click on the chart, and right click shows Chart data table.. instead of Data ranges...)
Comment 2 László Németh 2014-10-23 15:04:06 UTC
Workaround: instead of referring other sheets, copy the data of them to the sheet of the chart (as in the example file of the Bug 79676), and load the document in a LibreOffice version fixed in Bug 79676, eg. LO
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-12-20 16:16:57 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2017-01-03 19:49:36 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Stephan van den Akker 2017-01-03 22:04:36 UTC
I can confirm this problem is still present in master:

Build ID: 95d47fbf4110a81af9776edc6da387d9189abfa4
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Linux 3.16; UI Render: default; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: CL
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2018-01-04 03:35:44 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2020-05-21 03:42:13 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Stéphane Guillou (stragu) 2023-04-08 07:07:10 UTC
Still the case in recent master build:

Version: (X86_64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 23bd3bd10e74b0c23c2654d02d7d830e7693adac
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 5.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3
Locale: en-AU (en_AU.UTF-8); UI: en-US
Calc: threaded