Bug 87298 - Calc "Text to Columns" function adds unexpected rows to data!!
Summary: Calc "Text to Columns" function adds unexpected rows to data!!
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: high major
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-12-14 04:12 UTC by Jimbo
Modified: 2017-01-04 23:27 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Data to Demo bug (79.65 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2014-12-14 04:12 UTC, Jimbo

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Description Jimbo 2014-12-14 04:12:24 UTC
Created attachment 110831 [details]
Data to Demo bug

Steps to replicate bug... See Attatched Sheet.
1/ confirm row count in colums A and B  (8826 for each) Note Data in A and B is identical
2/ Highlight collumn B
3/ Goto Data Menu, Select “Text to Columns”
4/ Select the entire colum in that interface and select colums type “Date (DMY)”
5/ Hit OK and scroll down...
6/ NOTE: Column B has more rows now!!!
7/ Data between A and B no longer aligns as you get to the end!!
Comment 1 Urmas 2014-12-14 07:27:07 UTC
Cells with linebreaks are turned into several new cells by that feature.
Comment 2 m.a.riosv 2014-12-14 22:58:15 UTC
What is the bug?, as I know not possible keep several dates in the same cell, of course except they are text dates, like in source ranges here.
IMO the result it's fine every date in their cell.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-12-20 16:09:12 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2017-01-03 19:47:04 UTC
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