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How to search in multiple Calc files (sheets AND files)?

asked 2018-07-05 16:32:23 +0200

Rexleonis gravatar image

I have many Calc ODS files and I'd like to search all of them at once for a particular word and not one by one. Can this be done?

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answered 2018-07-06 22:11:18 +0200

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This can be done, but I don't think LibreOffice provides a built-in way of doing it.

You can use a search program that supports indexing of LO documents, like Recoll or DocFetcher. Or if you're comfortable using a shell, you could use also Unoconv or Pandoc to convert the files to plaintext and grep through them.

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