Bug 96312 - Add "Later than / earlier than" to date conditional formatting
Summary: Add "Later than / earlier than" to date conditional formatting
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Conditional-Formatting-Editing
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Reported: 2015-12-07 16:21 UTC by Yan Pas
Modified: 2018-03-08 21:59 UTC (History)
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2015-12-07 16:21 UTC, Yan Pas

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Description Yan Pas 2015-12-07 16:21:41 UTC
Created attachment 121112 [details]
where to add

Date conditional formatting presets do not have useful options like Date later (or before) then "$TIME".
For example my project's deadline is 01.02.2016 17:00. I want to highlight cells, which have time more then this as RED. Currently I need to enter long formula:

OR(A1>DATE(2016;2;1); AND(A1>=DATE(2016;2;1); HOUR(A1)>16))

which is absolutely unhandy.
Comment 1 m_a_riosv 2015-12-07 23:56:12 UTC
Hi @Yan, thanks for reporting.

I would not expect is implemented in this way.

But I think you can use simpler formulas for what you like:
if you put the dead line in a cell e.g. D1, so it's possible change it without edit CF with Formula is.
with Cell value is
[greater than or equal to] D1
Comment 2 Buovjaga 2015-12-10 09:48:18 UTC
Yan: are you happy with the solution in comment 1?
Comment 3 Yan Pas 2015-12-10 12:16:26 UTC
Yes, your solution is much easier, but I still think that adding these two entries to data list in cond formatting is necessary
Comment 4 Markus Mohrhard 2016-01-26 19:15:09 UTC
Actually I think it is a good proposal. The only open point is how to represent a date time in the UI and how to parse it as well as how to implement the OOXML export.