On 19-4-2014 20:05, M. Fioretti wrote:
I have the problem below with LO 126.96.36.199 on a Fedora box.
I have a shell script that generates and save to a text file called synthesis.csv many lines like
Calc loads that file without problems, when tell it to use | as field separator.
Lets assume the payments imports (-100.25 and -50.25) end up in cells F1 and F2
if I write in a third cell the formula =sum(F1:F2) I get zero, because F1 and F2 are seen as text.
OK, so I select those cells and do Format->Cells->Numbers->Number = -1234.12
But I still get zero, because the operation above adds to the content
of \both F1 and F2 a single quote prefix:
F1 = '-100.25
F2 = '-50.25
which, right now, I have to remove manually to make the formula work.
What is happening, and how can I fix it? Even better: how to make LO
automatically format and use strings in the format -1234.12 as numbers
when it opens the file?
Did you click on the column and specify 'standard' as format for this
What decimal separator do you use?
When importing decimal '.', make sure the Language option is set to
something that works with decimal dots (i.e. English USA)
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