Bug 23094 - FormulaParser cannot handle "http://" inside a string literal
Summary: FormulaParser cannot handle "http://" inside a string literal
Alias: None
Product: POI
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HSSF (show other bugs)
Version: 2.0-pre3
Hardware: Other other
: P3 normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: POI Developers List
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-09-11 06:34 UTC by Avik Sengupta
Modified: 2004-11-16 19:05 UTC (History)
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Description Avik Sengupta 2003-09-11 06:34:49 UTC
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>I think I have run into a bug when using a Hyperlink formula.
> My code is simply trying to insert a hyperlink into a cell, calling the
> setCellFormula on a cell I have created:
> cell.setCellFormula( "HYPERLINK( \"http://jakarta.apache.org\", \"Jakarta\" )"
> );
> This always gets a Runtime Exception in the FormulaParser.
> However, if you call
> cell.setCellFormula( "HYPERLINK( \"jakarta\", \"Jakarta\" )" );
> then it works (but does not give the desired results).
>  It appears to me that the FormulaParser treats BOTH the : and . characters as
> meaningful and won't allow an http:// string to be passed through.
Comment 1 Avik Sengupta 2003-09-23 18:44:16 UTC
This works fine on 2.0 BRANCH. I have added two testcases as proof. HEAD is
hosed, but for different reasons. TestBugs.test23094() and
Comment 2 Avik Sengupta 2003-09-23 18:49:29 UTC
Actually, to clarify, the above testcases run fine on HEAD.. but other testcases
are hosed.