Bug 97626 - copy field increments numbers
Summary: copy field increments numbers
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsDevAdvice
Depends on:
Blocks: Fields
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Reported: 2016-02-07 20:45 UTC by John
Modified: 2018-01-29 10:35 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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2 spreadsheets one is the array and the other the data field to find (41.00 KB, application/vnd.ms-excel)
2016-02-08 16:11 UTC, John
other spreadsheet used in VLOOKUP as the array (10.28 KB, application/zip)
2016-02-11 15:52 UTC, John

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Description John 2016-02-07 20:45:24 UTC
When copying a field text value down the column and also when using Vlookup, a number value increments incorrectly.

In the case of a text field name, I used Orgs-02-04 as a value to drag/copy down the column and the value 04 incremented by one each time in the next field.
In the case of VLookup, I created an array of A2:B244 and when dragging down the field to replicate the function, the A_ incremented each time to the next number so the lookup didn't work for most fields as the "array" it was looking in often didn't have that particular row
Comment 1 raal 2016-02-08 13:02:45 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 2 John 2016-02-08 16:11:40 UTC
Created attachment 122448 [details]
2 spreadsheets one is the array and the other the data field to find

the spreadsheets showing the VLOOKUP error are attached; I do not have the spreadsheet where I attempted to copy the Field data down through the 1st column
I did not attempt any other Fx's or other items in which the error occurred so I don't know if this type of "incrementing" is found elsewhere

I am on Libre and Win 10
Comment 3 Buovjaga 2016-02-11 12:59:03 UTC
(In reply to John from comment #2)
> Created attachment 122448 [details]
> 2 spreadsheets one is the array and the other the data field to find

It seems you forgot to attach the other file.
Comment 4 John 2016-02-11 15:52:37 UTC
Created attachment 122537 [details]
other spreadsheet used in VLOOKUP as the array
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2016-02-12 08:19:23 UTC
I can reproduce the incrementing of both values in A2:B244
We should be able to not increment by using the fill handle while pressing Ctrl. However, I get the incrementing regardless.

I'm not sure of what to do with this, so adding needAdvice.

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: a6f876d45bd4e41a7143594a6cb11b6893a0f620
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.1; UI Render: default; 
TinderBox: Win-x86@39, Branch:master, Time: 2016-02-11_00:07:38
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)
Comment 6 Carlos 2017-04-04 17:16:52 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2018-01-02 10:14:58 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2018-01-29 10:35:57 UTC
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