Issue 28895 - Paste Special dialog should return somehow to defaults
Summary: Paste Special dialog should return somehow to defaults
Alias: None
Product: Calc
Classification: Application
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1.1
Hardware: All Windows XP
: P3 Trivial (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2004-05-07 11:36 UTC by kelvine
Modified: 2014-03-27 13:57 UTC (History)
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Description kelvine 2004-05-07 11:36:34 UTC

I find the QuickStarter often causes me grief, because settings which I would 
think should be updated, are kept because Quickstarter is running in the 

One task I often do is to use Paste Special in Calc to Paste a Value instead 
of the formula. This requires changing three check boxes.

However once this is done, in the next Calc session I would like the Paste 
Special to revert back to the default values.

I don't even mind if this happens if I close Calc. However I need to close out 
of and then close Quickstarter as well.

Then the Paste Special options will return to the default.

I'm not certain which would be the best option. At a minimum however, having 
the default settings return by closing without having to close 
Quickstarter would mean things are less confusing. It is not always obvious 
people have to close Quickstarter and as a result they think something is not 

An alternative approach is to have a Default button on the dialogue. Then the 
Paste Special dialogue could be easily reset to the default settings by the 

It takes a lot of understanding what all the Paste Special options do. Once 
you start changing options it is hard to remember what they were to begin with.

Hope this helps.

Comment 1 frank 2004-05-07 13:12:50 UTC
Hi Bettina,

one for you.

Comment 2 bettina.haberer 2010-05-21 14:37:31 UTC
To grep the issues easier via "requirements" I put the issues currently lying on
my owner to the owner "requirements".