Re: filtering and copying in gnumeric (Andrea Taroni)
- From: David Stanaway <david stanaway net>
- To: gnumeric-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: filtering and copying in gnumeric (Andrea Taroni)
- Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 08:05:01 -0500
David Stanaway wrote:
Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:
On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 18:06 -0500, David Stanaway wrote:
Yeah - it is a must have, but an intrusive implementation would be needed.
First step would be an acknowledgment from the developers that this is
a feature worth implementing. Any patch that attempts to make it work is
going to touch a lot of things.
I am not sure that it would indeed have to touch a lot of things. A
"simple" implementation could simply consist of another option in the
"past special" section to paste only the visible items in a compressed
That is true. It would be a different behavior than the 2 other main
spreadsheet players though.
One benefit to that approach is it adds some functionality that isn't
there with the other spreadsheets with reguard to hidden rows/columns.
If you copy/paste a selection which includes hidden regions, the get
revealed when you paste.
Also - this approach only covers copying from filtered regions, it
doesn't cover any other interactive operations like deleting a selection
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