Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 51020
Text import filter missing
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
In the version of gnumeric shipped with Roswell, the text file imprt plugin
is missing. This makes it a little difficult to manipulate text files in
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Gnumeric
2. Try to import a text file
tried to open a .csv file and would not open... ?
I had no problem importing a CSV file when I:
- Open the Import dialog
- Select the file
- Change "file format" option menu to "Text File Import"
It brings up the text importer dialog which works properly for me.
(The text file importer is, I believe, built in, so it would
seem hard for it to be missing.)
Does this sequence of operations not work for you?
works for me now - I was not selecting the 'file format' but relying on the
I don't even get to the file format dialogue.
I get error reading DIF file
I see what you mean by file formatsetting (ie in file open dialogue box)
BUT this I still see as a bug - in previous / non roswell version a seperate
dialogue box came up after you chose the file.
I don't think it is a bug, just a different user-interface.
I've filed a suggestion that there may be some problems
with the interface upstream as: