Issue 24431 - Problems opening spreadsheets with many worksheets in a workbook
Summary: Problems opening spreadsheets with many worksheets in a workbook
Alias: None
Product: Calc
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1
Hardware: All Windows 2000
: P3 Trivial (vote)
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Reported: 2004-01-15 06:49 UTC by capstone737
Modified: 2013-02-07 22:38 UTC (History)
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Description capstone737 2004-01-15 06:49:09 UTC
We have OOo 1.1 on Win2K and have a large spreadsheet that was created in Excel
97 and converted to OOo Calc.

In total, it has five files containing many other worksheets in it and when you
go to open it, it asks if I would like to update the links to the other files.
When I say yes, it starts to OPEN EACH OF THE FOUR OTHER FILES in succession and
they appear on the task bar. Until they are OPEN, the file/sheet information is
not reflected in the main (first) file. This file opening process is very slow
and obviously consumes lots of resources.

By comparison, Excel 97 just opens the first file and then establishes links to
all of the other files (with their sheets) and doesn't try and display them on
the screen.

I would like to be able to not actually OPEN AND DISPLAY the attached files.
Comment 1 frank 2004-01-15 09:45:33 UTC
Hi Bettina,

1 4 u

Comment 2 ace_dent 2008-05-16 02:54:42 UTC Issue Tracker - Feedback Request.

The Issue you raised has the status 'New' pending further action, but has not
been updated within the last 4 years. Please consider re-testing with one of the
latest versions of OOo, as the problem(s) may have already been addressed.
Either use the recent stable version:
or consider trying the new OOo 3 BETA (still in testing):
Please report back the outcome so this Issue may be Closed or Progressed as
necessary - otherwise it may be Resolved as Invalid in the future. You may also
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Comment 3 bettina.haberer 2010-05-21 14:44:56 UTC
To grep the issues easier via "requirements" I put the issues currently lying on
my owner to the owner "requirements".