[Libreoffice] [PATCH] fdo#45285 - Use more revealing error message for not allowed sheet names

Ivan Timofeev timofeev.i.s at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 02:15:52 PST 2012

28.01.2012 08:41, Korrawit Pruegsanusak пишет:
> Hello guys,
> Forwarding this to ux-advise. Could you please have a look? Thanks :-)
> On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 07:19, Albert Thuswaldner
> <albert.thuswaldner at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Here is a simple patch which includes a more informative error message
>> when the user enters an invalid sheet name in calc.
>> The exact wording can be debated. I opted for a more flowing message
>> instead of having a list, this seems to be consistent with the other
>> error/info messages in calc.
>> /Albert

Hi Albert,

 > ... The sheet name must not be a duplicate of an existing name.


 > ... Further it must be 31 or fewer characters and can not contain the 
 > characters [ ] * ? / \ .

No, AFAIK there is no " <= 31" restriction. And '.' isn't a forbidden 
character, see the source code:

But anyway improving this error message would be great! :) I believe 
that most people hate meaningless error messages.


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