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

Markus Mohrhard markus.mohrhard at
Thu Oct 8 02:35:59 PDT 2015


On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 11:31 AM, Caolán McNamara <caolanm at> wrote:

> On Wed, 2015-10-07 at 14:10 +0200, Eike Rathke wrote:
> > Hi Łukasz,
> >
> > 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.
> That would be v. neat. If we had a UI indicator for errors/warnings
> detected in the idle loop I imagine we could extend it with all sorts
> of checks, like Andrzej's unit detection stuff and things like
> "formulas inconsistent with neighbouring formulas" ?

Some such checks have been implemented this summer as part of GSoC. I still
need to integrate it outside of the unit tests into calc but would have
chosen a dialog for now.

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