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I want to enter the same data (e.g. "superuser") into multiple cells in OpenOffice.Org Calc (version 3.3.0). In order to do so, I select all the cells I want the data to be entered in. However, only the cell selected last (i.e. when releasing the LMB for group selection) gets the value entered subsequently.

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Select the cells, type the data and then press enter while keeping the alt key pressed.

Works on my system (Mac, OO 3.2), maybe the modifier key is different on different systems. In Excel on Windows the modifier key is ctrl.

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ALT+ENTER works on 3.3.0 Win7 32 bit. –  None Mar 11 '11 at 9:58

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