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Change default sort options in Calc? [closed]

asked 2013-03-18 16:52:51 +0200

Skinnerbird gravatar image

Is there any way to change the default sort options? I almost always need to sort with column labels, but the default is not "Range contains column labels"

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answered 2013-03-22 19:03:06 +0200

razon_22 gravatar image

@Skinnerbird - What version of LibreOffice are you using? I tested with 4.0.1 and once Range contains column labels is checked it's persistent, even after LibreOffice is closed and reopened.

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I'm on Version: 4.3.2.2.0+ Build ID: 430m0(Build:2)

"Range contains column labels" checked is not persistent for me. I also tried finding the option in the profile, without success.

alavarre gravatar imagealavarre ( 2014-11-18 15:10:51 +0200 )edit

Adding a range definition (e.g., All for the entire sheet) works, but then the definition is persistent across all sheets, so trying to sort another sheet fails again. There needs to be a way to change the default action to Range contains column labels

alavarre gravatar imagealavarre ( 2014-11-18 15:18:46 +0200 )edit
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answered 2013-03-19 11:27:24 +0200

qubit gravatar image

Hi @Skinnerbird,

Good question. I looked for an enhancement request in the bug tracker, but I didn't see anything at first glance.

Do the default sort options persist in a given document? If so, maybe a template could be helpful for you.

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answered 2015-09-16 16:42:30 +0200

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How is this a solution? The solution has more steps than the problem was trying to avoid?

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answered 2013-03-22 23:04:59 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

To save the sort options, there is needed to define the range in Menu/Data/Define. After selecting on Menu/Data/Selecting or selecting a cell in the range, retrieve the sort options defined for that range.

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