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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004287FreeCADFeaturepublic2020-03-22 22:21
ReporterSarenT Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
Status closedResolutionfixed 
Fixed in Version0.19 
Summary0004287: Alias field next to contents
DescriptionMaking parametric designs in FreeCAD is a useful feature. One challenge is to create aliases in the spread sheet. Often while working in other workbenches, I decide to create new values with aliases. Then I open the spreadsheet and I need to click a few times to get to alias setting (right click on cell, alias tab and select field). There is a short cut for alias setting: CTRL+SHIFT+A. However, for that I need to switch to Spreadsheet workbench from current workbench, which also costs some clicks.

How about, we get an alias field right next to contents field (right above the spreadsheet cells and below the toolbars)? There is plenty of space there and 3 most important settings for cells are: content, unit and alias. The styles (colors, alignment and style) don't matter as much as the those. Units can be set by typing it with the numbers: eg: "2mm". Only inaccessible but important field is the "alias".


Steps To ReproduceOpening spreadsheet in any workbench is enough to see missing alias field.
TagsNo tags attached.
FreeCAD InformationOS: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.18.4.
Build type: Release
Python version: 3.6.8
Qt version: 5.9.5
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
Locale: English/UnitedStates (en_US)

But it is same in 19.04.

Related Changesets

FreeCAD: master 1ee2c4d8

2020-03-12 21:17:36

TheMarkster


Committer: wwmayer Details Diff
[Spreadsheet] fix minor bug where failure to set alias message appears erroneously. Fixes 0004287 Affected Issues
0004287
mod - src/Mod/Spreadsheet/Gui/SpreadsheetView.cpp Diff File

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-03-12 09:27 SarenT New Issue
2020-03-12 09:28 SarenT Note Added: 0014222
2020-03-12 11:48 Kunda1 Note Added: 0014224
2020-03-12 14:53 wmayer Status new => closed
2020-03-12 14:53 wmayer Resolution open => fixed
2020-03-12 14:53 wmayer Fixed in Version => 0.19
2020-03-12 14:53 wmayer Note Added: 0014226
2020-03-22 22:21 TheMarkster Changeset attached => FreeCAD master 1ee2c4d8
2020-03-22 22:21 guest Note Added: 0014263