Issue 122243

Summary: database field 'Record number' has no output in printing form letter (=mail merge)
Product: Base Reporter: Regina Henschel <rb.henschel>
Component: codeAssignee: AOO issues mailing list <issues>
Status: CONFIRMED --- QA Contact:
Severity: Normal    
Priority: P3 CC: arielch,, issues, vulcain
Version: 3.4.1   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: PC   
OS: Windows, all   
Issue Type: DEFECT Latest Confirmation in: ---
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Description Regina Henschel 2013-05-06 16:00:55 UTC
Created attachment 80645 [details]
zip-Container with database and text document

I have a text document, which contains database fields. One of them is 'Record number'. When I print it, AOO ask whether I want to print a form letter. Answer yes. In the dialog choose to print all records to file in one single document.
Open this document. Notice that the 'Record number' field is empty.

That has worked in OOo2.4.3 and is already broken in OOo3.4.1 and still broken in AOO400m1(Build:9700)  -  Rev. 1478648
Comment 1 Rajashree 2013-05-08 15:28:04 UTC
I checked your text document, field is displaying as "Recordnummer". I think this might be the reason Record Number field is empty.
Comment 2 Regina Henschel 2013-05-08 22:03:34 UTC
When you enable 'Field Names' in menu 'View', you can see, that the field name is correct. "Recordnummer" is only text to indicate, where the field content should be seen.
When you test it, you have to reload the database with Edit > Exchange Database. Use OOo2.4.3 to see how it should work.
Comment 3 Ariel Constenla-Haile 2013-05-09 07:58:57 UTC
Comment 4 Edwin Sharp 2014-04-04 14:22:18 UTC
*** Issue 124597 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***
Comment 5 CdChar 2014-04-04 17:07:05 UTC
In the tests done for bug 124597 the value was not empty but "1"
Comment 6 CdChar 2014-04-05 07:41:53 UTC

(LibreOffice bug)
Comment 7 CdChar 2014-04-07 07:09:09 UTC
The last feature version, working correctly, I used, is the one of OOo 3.3.0