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16 views

### Text is being duplicated in OpenOffice - How can I stop it?

I generally do not use OpenOffice. However, my Microsoft Office decided to deactivate itself recently, and will not reactivate due to the product key being used too many times (which it hasn't). I am ...

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**1**answer

47 views

### Dynamic array/matrix generating within formula

The following formula:
=TRIM(A1:A20)
would make no sense; you typically should decide a column, write =TRIM(A1) on first cell and copy until =TRIM(A20) ... BUT ... suppose you want/need to use it ...

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**1**answer

14 views

### How do I look up data from another table?

In this fictional example, I have two tables; one with employee information and pay rate:
The second with dates and the corresponding number of hours the employee has worked on that day (note that ...

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19 views

### LibreOffice Calc equivalent to Excel “Custom Views” feature

Custom Views are an Excel feature that comes very handy when, for example, you want to save a filtered version of a worksheet and then pass to another vision of the same worksheet with different set ...

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**1**answer

53 views

### LibreOffice Calc equivalent to Excel “Evaluate Formula” feature

Excel has an "Evaluate Formula" feature (it's located in the Excel Formulas ribbon among the Formula Auditing group, as shown in the picture below).
Is there an equivalent to that Excel feature in ...

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**2**answers

35 views

### How to give duration in excel or libre calc?

I have duration data like 5:23, etc... in m:ss format. I already typed the data, but I cannot create a diagram, because none of the mentioned excels understand it. If I change the data type to user ...

**2**

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**2**answers

30 views

### A Conditional Format to change the background color but keep the Date format

I have and OpenOffice Calc document that has a "table" with Text, Numeric and Date columns. I have a conditional format making every odd row have a different background color so it will be easier to ...

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**0**answers

22 views

### Copying a sheet in Open Office Calc without moving sheet references

Good day!
I am fairly new to using Calc, so do forgive me if I ask something obvious, but I am having a tiny issue with copying sheets.
To start with, I want to clarify that I do know that if you ...

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**1**answer

17 views

### Count number of cells that match certain criteria with formulae

Suppose I have column with dates:
2015-01-10
2015-08-12
2014-01-02
2015-01-28
2016-10-14
I want to count how many dates fall to January. I would supopse that formulae is like this ...

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**2**answers

47 views

### openoffice calc: sum of a function of elements of a row

If I want to sum the elements of the first row (from the column a to x) of a calc document I can use =sum(a1:x1).
My question is about the possibility to calculate something like this
...

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**1**answer

70 views

### Macro that will run in MS Excel and LibreOffice Calc

I have a spreadsheet that users will be working with in both Excel and LibreOffice Calc. I'd like to design macros that will work in both. I was thinking of code that would say: If Excel Then [VBA ...

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**1**answer

19 views

### How to add double quotes around data in tables using Calc

I am trying to load my data into a CRM, but am having a lot of trouble. The data simply wont load at the same time, but all the files work fine individually. Support advised that I make sure I'm using ...

**2**

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**1**answer

16 views

### Can you apply names in OpenOffice Calc the same way you can in Excel?

In Excel, you can apply names to a formula (semi)automatically by selecting the formula/formulae in question and then using the Apply Names function.
This will change something like =B3+C9*D16 into ...

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**1**answer

18 views

### Comment visibility in open/libre office spreadsheets

I'm getting moderately perturbed by how difficult it is to see whether there's a comment in a cell in LibreOffice. As it stands a tiny box appears in the upper right-hand corner in the cell. Does ...

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15 views

### Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 OSX 10.8.5

After losing an extensive spreadsheet last night, I started all over today. Got it completed. Had saved (as .xls) manually using save/save all in the dropdown menu periodically throughout. Closed. ...

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50 views

### Libreoffice-calc: Apply a macro to a csv-file on the command-line

With Libreoffice/Openoffice it is rather straightforward to do these steps:
Import csv file
Copy macro from another file
Run macro
Remove macro
Save file in csv and xls formats (no macros, just ...

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**1**answer

36 views

### Pasting Hex Colors Into OpenOffice

I'm attempting to paste a very large table of data containing names of colors and their HTML (hex) equivalent into OpenOffice, but it continues to format my colors as weird data types.
For example, ...

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**0**answers

30 views

### Concatenate a reversed range in Libre Office

I'm kind of new with programming, but I have to make an excel document, that I can use interactively because the output of one of my programs doesn't fit with the input of the others...
I have lot of ...

**0**

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**1**answer

17 views

### different colors in cells as value increases

The conditional formatting that I am using right now is .. if cell equals 1 then this color .. if cell equals 2 then this color and so on.
Is there a way I can format it for more than just the 3 ...

**1**

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**1**answer

60 views

### How to highlight whole row and column under cursor in OpenOffice Calc?

I need to work with large table. Something like in this illustation image will be helpfull for better orientation:
Is there some settings which makes this possible?

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**1**answer

53 views

### How to Assign Background Color Using “if” Condition [duplicate]

How can I assign the Background color of a particular Cell in an Open Office? Likewise greater the Somevalues should having Green, and less than value should having Red background?

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**1**answer

56 views

### How to copy/paste values in OpenOffice

I have inserted the formula =today() which gives me today's date.
I want it to be retained tomorrow as today's date.
In Excel I would use Copy / Paste Values to overwrite the formula with the ...

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**0**answers

35 views

### Rearrange columns from fiscal year to calendar year in OpenOffice spreadsheet

I have twelve monthly columns plus a total column in a spreadsheet that was originally created for an April through March fiscal year. Now I need to rearrange the columns for a calendar year, without ...

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**3**answers

163 views

### Get DayName from Date in OpenOffice Calc?

I am having difficulty getting the day name from OpenOffice Calc. I am able to get the day Number representation from a date with the following
WEEKDAY("2008-06-14"; 1)
which returns
7
As we ...

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**2**answers

67 views

### Calculate the SUM() time from columns with mixed types

Consider the following table:
+------------------+------+--------+
| Total worked | Total| Tasks |
+------------------+------+--------+
| 07:30| 09:20|Day 10 |
...

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**1**answer

18 views

### OpenOffice Calc - 11 Pages in spreadsheet, but print interface only shows 2

I am working on a spreadsheet using OpenOffice and need the pages to be printable.
You can print the first two, but thats it. If in the print interface I select all sheets it only shows 1 and 2 with ...

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**2**answers

68 views

### Using ISBLANK formula to write a variance

I've got a formula or a plan £ in C4, and the actual £ to be entered in D4 cell. E4 contains the formula D4-C4.
I would like E4 to be blank until both C4 and D4 have values.

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**1**answer

120 views

### How to plot IP address frequency distribution chart on Excel or Calc?

I have one column of data:
IP Address
1.2.1.2
1.2.1.2
1.3.4.1
1.3.4.1
1.3.4.1
1.3.4.1
1.3.4.1
1.10.0.5
1.10.0.5
1.10.0.5
2.1.2.1
2.1.2.1
12.1.2.3
12.1.2.3
12.1.2.3
12.1.2.3
12.1.2.3
12.1.2.3
12.1.2.3
...

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11 views

### Use formula to copy cell data/formula to another cell

I'm trying to use Libre Calc's formula functions to copy data and formulas from cell A1 to B1 given certain data in A2. I've searched Calc's help/docs but don't see anything.
The closest is the VB ...

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**1**answer

33 views

### link data from another .ods file

I'm using openoffice calc and I have 2 .ods files (complete.ods and summary.ods).
I have 1 cell from summary.ods which depends on complete.ods. I managed to get the value by using this formula:
...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

404 views

### How to find and remove external links in (Libre|Open)Office Calc spreadsheet

I have a LibreOffice Calc spreadsheet which pops up a message asking me whether I wish to update external links. I did not add external links myself, but did copy data from another Calc window at one ...

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votes

**1**answer

361 views

### How to remove Open Office spreadsheet duplicates in a column while keeping rows together?

I have a spreadsheet with a list of column data of contacts, first name, last name, address, phone number, email...
I want to remove the duplicate email addresses but the entire row may not have ...

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**1**answer

94 views

### LibreOffice Calc Error 518

I'm trying to achieve the following in LibreOffice (did it with Excel already, but importing this excel-created file produces the same error).
I have 3 columns
(A) (B) (C)
ECTS Mark ...

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29 views

### How to pull all rows containing the same date into a new sheet in OpenOffice Calc

I have 15 spreadsheets (one for each client); each has a column for the date and then additional information in the other columns such as 'action' and 'time spent'. This allows me to see all the work ...

**2**

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**1**answer

25 views

### Clear cell changed metadata in OOO Calc

I am trying to figure out how to clear the red highlighting around cells in Calc (OpenOffice 4).
Here is an example:
It is not affecting my work but I would like to clear them as they are ...

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**1**answer

44 views

### Open Office Calc, Round up or down

I'm trying to output retail prices rounded to either a 4 or an 8 from various formulas
Is is possible to round one figure to the nearest of each of these?

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**0**answers

56 views

### Open Office: Simple Chart with dates/numbers?

I'm using OpenOffice Calculator.
I have some data like this:
Date | Messages
Jun 2 2011 | 345
Jun 4 2011 | 212
Jun 5 2011 | 221
I'd like a very simple graph with the dates on the x-axis and ...

**1**

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**1**answer

33 views

### calc: Extract string from range of cells

I´m trying to figure out a easy to understand way to extract a string (that is in a range of cells) from a range of cells...
That is the range of cells I have to look for a specific string (in a ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

594 views

### OpenOffice Calc - calculating percentage for every cell in a column

I have a somewhat common task of calculating percentage of column. For example I have a column with 20 numbers on each row. I add 21st row with formula for the sum of all those 20 rows and then I need ...

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**1**answer

143 views

### Libreoffice calc export to pdf. Some characters appear different

I'm having the following problem: when I try to export a .ods file to .pdf on Libreoffice Calc 4.3.2.2, I use some Unicode characters. Most of the time they appear in the pdf just fine, but in some ...

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**1**answer

334 views

### How to change the date format (DD/MON/YY) in OpenOffice spreadsheets?

I want to change the date format from default format to another format (with months)in OpenOffice spreedsheets.

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**2**answers

440 views

### How to change the default font in LibreOffice 4

How do I change the default font in LibreOffice / OpenOffice. So that when I open a new spreadsheet document it doesn't revert to use the standard default font (Liberation Sans/Serif)
How to set the ...

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**1**answer

45 views

### Min of two dates in OpenOffice Calc

I have two cells in OpenOffice Calc (A1 and B1). In cell A1, I have "2014/01/01" and in cell B1, I have "2014/06/03". I want to find the minimum/smallest of the values in A1 and B1. I actually have ...

**0**

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**1**answer

34 views

### How to display OpenOffice error details

So after few years I had to use open office once again. It's just as fun as it always used to be.
I tried very simple expression LEFT(C1, 1) which is supposed to pick first character from cell C1. ...

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**1**answer

60 views

### OO Calc: Detecting Blank Cells and Replacing with Cell above?

So annoyed I can't find a simple answer to this simple question!
I'm using OpenOffice Calc. I want a formula which will detect if the cell is blank, and if it is to replace it with the contents in ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

36 views

### Removing functions from a column, but keeping data (convert to normal text)?

I have a column that contains the results of a few different formulas. I want to convert all of these cells to normal text, getting rid of the formulas.
I know I'm missing something obvious here.

**1**

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**0**answers

31 views

### OpenOffice doesn't copy charts properly

I'm using OpenOffice 4.0.0 and I have charts in them. Whenever I try to copy and paste them into another program it just copies and pastes a white rectangle (of the same size as the chart). I've tried ...

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42 views

### Ignore certain characters while sorting data in libre/office calc

I have a list of transliterated chinese terms in a table showing Wade-Giles (W.-G), chinese characters and Pinyin transcription.
Example, (sorted W.-G column only):
P'u Te Ssu
P’u t’uo-shan
Pai ...

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**1**answer

45 views

### spreadsheet: sorting by the first n characters of the entries of a column then by another column

Is there any way to sort an OpenOffice Calc spreadsheet by the first n characters of a given column then by another criterion?
For example suppose that we have the following 4*2 spreadsheet (Note ...

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**1**answer

103 views

### How to accept LibreOffice Calc autocomplete suggestion without leaving the cell edit mode?

Whenever I start typing a sentence in a LibreOfice Calc cell it suggests autocomplete options based on other cells contents. I usually would like to accept it and make a slight modification but when I ...