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From shzh zhao <aoo.zhaos...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: request for enchancement of the define name function in calc
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2012 02:32:37 GMT
I think it is a formula issue and not belong to name scope range.

2012/8/10 Jianyuan Li <lijianyuan1983@gmail.com>

> Hi, Wang Lei,
>
> Below is my clarification for issue
> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=119565. Comment is also
> added
> in Bugzilla.
>
> In Excel 2003 define a defined name as
> "=Sheet1!$D$3:$D$5,Sheet1!$B$3:$B$5". In this defined name, a union
> operator(Excel uses "," and AOO uses "~") is used to form a union area.
> This defined name will be passed into a formula SUM. Import them in AOO, by
> Excel 2003 filter the union operator will be translated into ";" which is
> an old union operator. And SUM will take it as a parameter separator. So
> the SUM result seems correct while it is not in AOO.
> Union operator should be set as "~" in defined name in AOO. But a fix in
> Excel 2003 filter is not reasonable because:
> 1. Defined name with union(OO uses ";") created in lower version
> OO(OOo2.4.3) still cannot be imported correctly even if a fix is patched in
> Excel 2003 filter.
> 2. I have checked this formula "=SUM((B3:B5,D3:D5))"(union directly used)
> created in Excel 2003. It will be imported as "=SUM((B3:B5~D3:D5))" which
> is correct. While Excel 2003 filter still imports the union as ";". But as
> last it is "~". Core function must does something which a hint to fix union
> issue in defined name.
>
> So please take consideration for it in the enhancement.
>
>
> Regards,
> Jianyuan
>
> 2012/8/8 Lei Wang <lei.wang.leiw@gmail.com>
>
> > Hi Regina
> >
> > I saw your comments in
> > https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120478
> >
> > It is glad to know that ODF1.2 support sheet scoped defined name. It is
> > very important to comply with ODF1.2. So our plan will be changed to
> > Step 1, support interoperability with sheet scoped defined name in Excel.
> > Because the solution is ready. it is our first priority.
> > Step 2, support loading and saving ods file for sheet scoped defined
> name.
> > We will put it in our AOO3.5 plan.
> > Step 3, support create sheet scoped defined name in GUI in AOO.
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Regina Henschel <rb.henschel@t-online.de
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Hi shzh zhao,
> > >
> > > there is no need for modifying ODF, named-expressions with scope on one
> > > sheet are already specified and LibreOffice reads and writes such
> > documents.
> > >
> > > I think the order should be the other way round. First make AOO read
> and
> > > write such named-expressions in ODF and then improve the import and
> > export
> > > filter.
> > >
> > > Kind regards
> > > Regina
> > >
> > > shzh zhao schrieb:
> > >
> > >  hi,
> > >>
> > >> here is an interoperability issue in Aoo.
> > >> When loading VBA that contains defined name in Aoo, the names are
> > changed
> > >> to a new one if the name is limited
> > >> in a worksheet in MS office.This will cause big problem.
> > >>
> > >> After my investigation,I found it is an limitation of Aoo. Because MS
> > >> Excel
> > >> 2003 can support worksheet scope defined name. but it can't be set in
> > UI.
> > >> and Excel 2007 can define duplicate name for different sheet in its
> name
> > >> manager dialog.
> > >> When AOO loading a xlsx/xls file which has duplicated defined name,
> AOO
> > >> will only change the name to a unique one. But any other place which
> > uses
> > >> the defined name is not changed, this is the root cause.
> > >>
> > >> this enchancement will be completed in 2 steps.
> > >> in Currently step, just focus on the interoperability of MS defined
> > >> name.,and not modify the ODF file format.
> > >>
> > >> if MS office defined range names with a sheet or a work book,import it
> > in
> > >> Aoo,
> > >> make the name of work book in the original,but with a flag of global
> > >> name,for example,the name is "Name_1",it will be "Name_1" as before in
> > >> the define name dialog.
> > >> make the name of work sheet to the original,but with a flag of sheet
> > >> name,for
> > >> example,the name is "Name_1",it will be "Name_1 (sheet 1)" in the
> define
> > >> name
> > >> dialog if the name is defined in the sheet 1.
> > >>
> > >> here is the issue link:
> > >> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/**show_bug.cgi?id=120478<
> > https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120478>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> >
>



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