Apache OpenOffice (AOO) Bugzilla – Full Text Issue Listing
|Summary:||When a multi-page table breaks, insert its caption|
|Component:||ui||Assignee:||AOO issues mailing list <issues>|
|Status:||REOPENED ---||QA Contact:|
|Priority:||P3||CC:||issues, lars_o_hansen, www.openoffice.org|
|Version:||OOo 2.0.1||Keywords:||oooqa, rfe_eval_ok|
|Issue Type:||ENHANCEMENT||Latest Confirmation in:||---|
Description raindrops 2006-01-02 05:17:08 UTC
A multi-page table breaks over each page. The reader has no idea what is the subject of the table till he sees its caption. But this caption could be several pages away, at the top (or the bottom) of the table. The problem is worse if the file contains multiple such tables (and if they look identical in structure). In this case, the reader would have difficulty in locating the current table's caption; and he may end up reading some other table's caption! To increase readability, Writer should insert the table's caption on each page. Note: The caption on each page should have some additional words that indicate that the table continues on the next page. For example, "(Continued..)" (See Issue 59812, which has a related suggestion.)
Comment 1 lars 2006-01-02 21:56:25 UTC
according to http://qa.openoffice.org/issue_handling/workflowcharts/ RFE_issues_by_QA.sxd I reassign this issue to requirements and set the status to New
Comment 2 lohmaier 2006-01-02 22:54:42 UTC
worksforme. This feature is already present and enabled in a default OOo-version. (Distributors may have different defaults) Use Table|Table Properties → textflow and check [x] repeat heading
Comment 3 lohmaier 2006-01-02 22:56:25 UTC
For the other point (kind of indicator "continue on page...") see issue 59812
Comment 4 raindrops 2006-01-09 07:38:58 UTC
Raindrops -> clops Are you sure you get the CAPTION on each page? I routinely use the "repeat heading" feature. All it does is repeat the top n lines of the table, on 2nd page onwards. But it has never repeated the CAPTION of the table for me. CAPTION of a multipage table appears only once, (top/bottom, depending upo the setting). Reopening the issue.
Comment 5 lohmaier 2006-01-11 17:02:17 UTC
Sorry, misinterpreted the description.
Comment 6 michael.ruess 2007-05-07 08:20:30 UTC
*** Issue 76993 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***
Comment 7 windl 2009-03-04 07:23:04 UTC
The request for enhancement was for 2.0.1, but now in 3.0.1 it's still not done. Let me summarize what I'd like to have: Optionally repeating captions with also optional variable parts like "(continued)" for any subsequent caption, "(to be continued)" on any but the last cation, "part x of y" for any part. I don't know if it can be implemented in a one-pass formatter however.
Comment 8 bodrisch 2010-02-19 12:33:02 UTC
Now is 3.2 and still have problems with it. Please!