Issue 22884 - Calc Sort 4 Key
Summary: Calc Sort 4 Key
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of issue 20491
Alias: None
Product: Calc
Classification: Application
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial with 5 votes (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: bettina.haberer
QA Contact: issues@sc
Keywords: usability
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-11-26 12:08 UTC by
Modified: 2013-08-07 15:12 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Calc Sort 4 Key (11.95 KB, application/octet-stream)
2003-11-26 12:08 UTC,
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Description 2003-11-26 12:08:02 UTC
The sort icon of the vertical toolbar melds the previously sorted datas
When sorting one single key, Excel doesn't meld the rows previously sorted
inside the key.

This Calc behaviour can not allow, as Excell can, to apply a sort on more than 4
keys or to use the sort icon to sort on more keys in several steps
To solve the problem, one should use a fictive key which contain the rows order
before sorting and  employ it as a last sort key
Comment 1 2003-11-26 12:08:56 UTC
Created attachment 11563 [details]
Calc Sort 4 Key
Comment 2 frank 2003-11-27 10:51:42 UTC
Hi Bettina,

1 4 u

Comment 3 icharles 2006-03-07 04:32:38 UTC
The problem could also be solved by using a stable sorting algorithm (not
quicksort).  Merge sort would do the job.  There's even an in-place version of
merge sort.
Comment 4 alan_silva 2007-10-10 18:31:47 UTC
Its duplicate with 27925 and 20491
Comment 5 niklas.nebel 2008-09-19 19:18:24 UTC
Yes, duplicate.

*** This issue has been marked as a duplicate of 20491 ***
Comment 6 niklas.nebel 2008-09-19 19:18:51 UTC
closing duplicate