Calc function to check for text that could be number in order to place UI indicators

Eike Rathke erack at
Wed Oct 7 05:10:44 PDT 2015

Hi Ɓukasz,

On the LibreOffice Conference Hackfest at Aarhus we talked about placing
UI indicators in the current view to hint cells that contain text that
could be numbers instead. I moved and adapted the interpreter's function
that handles such strings to ScGlobal::ConvertStringToValue(), see
sc/inc/global.hxx for declaration/description and
sc/source/core/data/global2.cxx for implementation, it can be used in
a view's idle loop to detect such cell content.

I hope you're still interested in that project :)


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