New FORECAST.ETS function in Calc

Winfried Donkers W.Donkers at
Fri Jan 8 05:07:33 PST 2016

Hi Eike,

> Hi dev-list,
> um.. Winfried that is.. maybe you should have your name in From ;)

Yes, I noticed that too, will change that.

> The problem with such extra parameters is always that you can not remove
> them on export if they aren't literal values, i.e. some expression or just
> a reference to a cell. Also, if an argument is used that is not the
> default value you can not remove it. These cases will make
> interoperability fail.
> So, as cumbersome as it is and polluting the Function Wizard, extra
> functions should be introduced instead.

As I already have all the UI-code, it is no extra work for me. I'll keep it as it is.

I just found an Excel 'feature' that is not yet in Calc's FORECAST.ETS functions, so I'll be busy for some time again ;-)


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