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Sort LibreOffice Calc rows through all columns

I have a list of items with set of properties. Some of the properties are unique, some are the same. I want to sort the properties through all items to see which items have equal properties. Maybe it'...
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Open Office Calc - Create graph from each nth row

I try to create a graph from this table: I need to select each row where Age group is 10-59. Is this possible, or do I have to delete all the other data? Attempts: I tried to apply a filter and then ...
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Optimizing column width within print range in Open Office Calc

I am updating a form that was created in Open Office Calc that is intended for printing and PDF output. The form is 6 columns wide, with the right-most column (col F) for non-client facing comments. ...
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Why does index match get wrong result in Microsoft Excel?

The formula that I use is =INDEX(F:F,MATCH(K2,A:A)*(B:B=L2),0)
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Turn a row's background black if cell has #VALUE! - OpenOffice Calc

I'm currently playing around with formulas and made one that works perfectly for me. Some row will get the value #VALUE! due to them being empty when imported and I am trying to make the whole rows ...
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Extract string after a delimiter like "/ " OpenOffice Calc

I have a file that converts inputs for me into an SKU-number (Stock Keeping Unit). The names and attributes I have are in one line and one cell like so: Temperature Displaying Smart Ring / Rose Gold – ...
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Open office Assign a number to a color

What I'm trying to do is calculate the number of hours worked according to the color and the person, all of this to be determined in the nombre d'heures column in front of each person. Knowing that ...
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How to create a summary report from a LibreOfficeCalc PivotTable

This is a question about the feasibility of solving a problem with LibreOffice/Calc. I have a table of data of many years with basically the following columns: date/time ( Y/M/D time ) quantity Now, ...
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How to set decimal separator in Libre Office Calc, without changing the locale?

I would like to use the German locale, but with a dot as a decimal separator. I was only able to change the seperator, by changing the locale: There exist similar questions: how to set the decimal ...
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grep-like filter in office suites (OpenOffice)

The GNU grep command allows to search inside the incoming stream of data, for example inside the files. It have two similar and very useful CLI parameters: -A & -B: -Annn shows nnn lines following ...
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Automatically reference to a cell on other sheets

I have a libre calc file with many sheets and I want the first sheet to contain a list with the other sheets names and next to each one the contents of a specific shell of every one of those sheets. e....
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LibreOffice Calc: How to use OFFSET Function when Selection Intervals should increase?

Assumed we have this table style in sheet 1: A B C D E F G H 1 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.9 1.0 2 3 In sheet 2 there have to be averages made of cells ...
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Retrieve European Central Bank currency rates XML into LibreOffice Calc cells

The premise is to retrieve current currency rates into a Libre/OpenOffice Calc spreadsheet. Previously I did it using a JSON service, with manual tweaking of substrings, which isn't all that user-...
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Calc/Excel aggregating data with same ID

Hello i have to solve this problem in Libreoffice Writer or excel. I have a table like this: ID V1 V2 V3 ... 1 10 20 30 ... 1 30 40 50 ... 1 5 7 8 ... .. .. .. ....
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Conditional formatting in libre office calc

I am trying to achieve the following: For each columns RN, RO and RP, color the background of the cell in red if it is less than the number in the RR column on the same row, and in green if it is ...
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In LibreOffice Calc, is it possible to use a complex function and a data range as arguments for a MIN() function?

I'm going to simplify a bit to hopefully get at the crux of my question. I have a spreadsheet in which a cell has a massive formula. (Again, I'm simplifying to avoid a question that is so long no one ...
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How to set the color of the input bar in LibreOffice Calc spreadsheets (for dark theme/mode)?

In LibreOffice Calc, I have been able to almost configure a usable dark theme/mode. To accomplish this, go to Tools > Options... > LibreOffice > Personalization and set the dark theme, and ...
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OpenOffice Calc: Is it possible to create conditional formatting to highlight a row based on checkmarks?

This is kind of a two-part question. Is it possible to create conditional formatting to highlight an entire row with a certain color based on whether the checkmark object in the row is selected? For ...
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Spreadsheet: Find Another Cell With The Same Value

I have a column of names; Each name has exactly 1 duplicate, Is there a function I can use to find the row number of the 2nd copy of the name. So the values should be 2,1,4,3,6,5,7,6 and so on. In ...
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Can OpenOffice Calc AutoInput reference data on a different sheet?

I've set up a spreadsheet in OpenOffice for project estimation at a contractor. The first column is a description of the item or service that I'm adding into the price. Since there are many commonly ...
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How can I escape commas in a CSV file?

I thought there were two ways to do this: either enclose the field containing the comma in quotes, or place a backslash before the comma. However neither of these is working; when I load up the CSV ...
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Conditional formatting with Libreoffice Calc activated with a letter and the condition being applied to more than one cell

Is there a way to do condition formatting based on a letter and having that format apply to more than one cell? The desired result is shown below, where typing either A, B, or C in column "B"...
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Every time I open a csv OpenOffice Calc resets cell formating

I am using OpenOffice Calc to view and change a particular csv. This csv has some numbers that start with 0 and some dates. I need to have both the numbers and the dates in a Text cell format. When I ...
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Both '.' and ',' for decimal separator in LibreOffice Calc?

I have read How to set decimal separator in Libre Office Calc? but I haven't found an option for this: Is it possible to set both . and , as decimal separator in LibreOffice Calc? In France it's , ...
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Runtime error when iterating over cells in LibreOffice Calc

I have a table where the values are very large, in order of millions. Basically I want to iterate through all the cells(In a particular column) and divide each of them by some number (like 10,00,000). ...
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How to subtract (compute delta) between two sheets?

I have two snapshots of data in big tables on two different sheets. Basically the sheets have identical content but the numbers are from different moments of time. I need to compute the delta between ...
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Is it possible to combine two IF(AND functions into one? (OpenOffice Calc 4.1.7)

Is it possible to combine two IF/AND functions into one? (OpenOffice Calc) I have two IF/AND functions that work perfectly well, however I need them to both work on the same line. Is there anyway to ...
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How to copy a new line from libreoffice calc to txt?

I have the following function in cell 'B2' a libreoffice calc document: =CONCAT(A1,CHAR(10),A2,CHAR(10),"end") Which, with in cell A1="function plotName = getPlotName(plotData)" and A2=" plotName ...
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How can I stop Open Office Calc from changing the data?

I am using Apache Open Office Calc to view CSV data. I just noticed that Calc rounds the data on saving, reducing its precision, or at least I think that's what's going on. I show below the same data ...
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Displaying values in a spreadsheet up to X days away from current date

I'm looking to get some assistance in untangling the mess that is a data entry and summary spreadsheet I've had for the last few years in LibreOffice Calc. The general layout of the spreadsheet's ...
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How to track frequency of multiple randbetween() outcomes in a single cell

I am attempting to simulate a large quantity of dice rolls using Excel or LibreOffice Calc. I managed to find here a formula to generate multiple random numbers based on values specifying how many ...
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OpenOffice Calc import special characters in CSV incorrrectly?

I'm trying to import a CSV file to OpenOffice Calc, but the program is reading special characters incorrectly. For example, one of the fields in the CSV is "Puma La Cerámica", but Calc imports it ...
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Is there any formula for OpenCalc which can count rows that contain some values but do not contain other values?

I have the following cell structure in OpenCalc: |--A--|--B--|--C--|--D--|--E--| |--1--| A1 | B1 | C1 | D1 | E1 | |--2--| A1 | B1 | C1 | D1 | E1 | |--3--| A1 | C1 | D1 | E1 | F1 |...
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Spreadsheet- How to update the value of the same cell

I want to update the value of a the cell based on the current value of that cell and value of another cell like A1=A1+A2what is the correct formula
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OpenOffice Calc: Graph ON/OFF times

I have a simple spreadsheet with every row containing times (24h) something was switched on and off again. So it looks something like this: 10:20:15 10:25:36 11:09:02 11:15:54 13:00:38 13:01:...
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Calc pie chart for 25000 rows with long tail

I have a file that contains 25,000 rows, each row containing a number, looking like this: 4000 3000 1500 700 ... 2 1 1 1 From this I want to make a pie chart. The first few pie parts will be ...
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Is there a way to average data that has a common value in a column?

I have some CSV files that I have to format, which is the easy part, but then I have to create an average for values in each column based on the hour. The hour is in its own column and the values are ...
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Calc print several sheets in same page

I have a Libreoffice Calc spreadsheet that holds around fifty sheets (each one with no more than a dozen valued rows); this is good for data organization — each sheet holds a sequence of events ...
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Long Calc Sheet - subtotal at bottom of page, transfer to next page?

Assume i have a LibreOffice Calc sheet spanning multiple pages in printout. Is there a way to calculate a subtotal for each page and print it at the bottom of the respective page as well as at the top ...
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Summing Euro amounts in Libreoffice calc

I have a spreadsheet with a column full of Euro amounts. This spreadsheet is created from a CSV and the amounts are interpreted as strings (text) rather than as numbers. I've been trying to get the ...
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Open Office Calc: How to find a set of values (like any digit) in a string?

Modeled off a solution I found for Excel, I tried the following in Open Office Calc and got an error: =FIND({1,2}, A1) The goal is to find the coordinates in the string at A1 where either the number ...
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In LibreOffice Calc, how can I change the cell selection black ring to something lighter for dark backgrounds?

In LibreOffice Calc, how can I change the cell selection black ring to something lighter so it can be easier to see for dark backgrounds? I will attach an image to show what I mean. It would be nice ...
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How can I add duplicate rows to LibreOffice Calc to make there be one per day?

I have some data like this (it's stock market data) 29/07/2015 35972.82 32056.2 17751.39 30/07/2015 35961.86 32046.43 17745.98 31/07/2015 35848.13 31945.08 17689.86 03/08/2015 ...
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Is it possible to "countif" cell contain value of specific order?

I work on a warehouse using WM apps that resulting exported data for daily transaction. We use open office calc for spreadsheet data processing. The data contain cells for location, with format like: ...
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How do I lock some columns and some rows in a Libreoffice Calc worksheet?

I am using Libreoffice Calc 5.2.0.4. I am building an appointment book. This book has many sheets/ pages. I am not experienced, so I was experimenting on different sheets. And now I have three ...
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If cell contains value then 'Column header'

Looking for help A B C D E F 1 Food Petrol Rent Wages 2 **Food** 12 3 **Petrol** 35 4 **Rent** 120 5 ...
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Dropdown Lists in both Excel and Open Office

I have an Excel workbook which works as a time sheet. Users select the project they worked on and how many hours they spent on it that week. The project can be selected from a dropdown list showing ...
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Handle pasting of decimal with dot (1.7) when locale is expecting comma (1,7)

I've a datasource where the dot is used as decimal separator, i.e. : 1.49 means "one and almost-half". Cannot change it. This number must be copy-pasted to a numeric cell in Excel or Calc. The file ...
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Adding a percentage to every cell in a column in LibreOffice calc

I have a spreadsheet with about seventeen hundred rows and I need to add 3% every cell in a column. Example: Column ------ 1800 1500 5435 3583 3544 etc I need to figure out what 3% of 1800 is then ...
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Matching cell to a range and inputing matched cells corresponding cell

I used "=IF(MATCH(A1;E$1:E$4;0);A1)" in Openoffice (FROM THIS AWESOME SITE) to search a range to match a cell. Is there a way to report the corresponding cell value of the matched range cell? E.g. ...
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