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From Jianyuan Li <>
Subject Re: request for enchancement of the define name function in calc
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:40:56 GMT
Can this defined name issue be considered in your enhancement?

Regards -- Jianyuan

2012/8/8 shzh zhao <>

> 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:
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