[CentOS] Serious bug in OpenOffice.org Calc shipped with CentOS

Christoph Maser cmr at financial.com
Thu Aug 6 08:28:34 UTC 2009

Am Donnerstag, den 06.08.2009, 10:21 +0200 schrieb Niki Kovacs:
> Hi,
> Until now I've been a happy user of CentOS. Everything just works(tm),
> and I don't care if application versions are slightly outdated.
> Next week I have to give a series of classes for a company that recently
> made the switch to Linux. On schedule is a one-week course for Writer
> and Calc.
> And right now I discover that one crucial function of Calc, "fill
> series", doesn't work. Let's say I type "lundi" (monday) in one cell, so
> I can pull Calc's handle to fill other cells with the days of the week.
> Doing the same with "janvier" (january) does so with the names of the
> month. Well, this function is broken in OO shipped with CentOS. And I
> don't have the slightest clue as to why. Tried the same on a more recent
> version of OO in Ubuntu, and it works like a charm.
> Anyone has a solution to this? This seems like a major nuisance to me.
> Cheers,
> Niki

Just a random guess. Do you have right openoffice.org-langpack

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