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In OpenOffice Calc, when I type in a cell, the program can sometimes autocomplete the information from earlier rows in the same column. I can hit Enter to accept the completion and move to the next row. How can I accept the current completion but stay in the same cell, with my cursor behind the word that was autocompleted?

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Go to tools / options / open Calc / general :under 'input settings' uncheck "Press enter to move selection"

Not one of their better wording examples I fear: "move selection" really means "move the cursor to a new cell", and there are options as to which way it moves.

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One possibility is to press F2.

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In google sheets and excel you can press End to auto complete and still remain in the same cell (I've been looking for this one for a very long time and noone knew. Then I found it by accident)

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