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Is there any way to create a pop-up window/image using Calc?

asked 2019-04-09 17:17:26 +0100

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Hi, I am wondering if there is any way to create a pop-up window/image when I press a cell in Calc. Something like a hyperlink but instead of a link there will be an image. Thank you.

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answered 2019-04-10 14:20:03 +0100

pierre-yves samyn gravatar image


Forgive me for starting with a warning: a spreadsheet is mainly a data processing and calculation tool. Be careful with the (sometimes) massive insertion of images, especially if they are not optimized.

Otherwise, the attached spreadsheet shows a possibility: the images are set as background for the comments inserted in C3 and C5. Just hover one of these cells to see the image appear.

To achieve this:

  • Insert a comment (the text of which must be at least a space)
  • Show the comment, select it
  • Right clickAreaArea tab to select or import the bitmap
  • You can then hide the comment.


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Thank you for your answer, I will check it right away.

nikos_geo gravatar imagenikos_geo ( 2019-04-12 17:32:05 +0100 )edit
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