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Quickest way to count table rows? [closed]

asked 2019-05-22 16:01:14 +0200

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updated 2020-07-12 18:59:47 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hi, can anyone think of a quick way to count table rows in LO, other than by simply using one's eyes to count? Is there some way to highlight a selection of rows, then have LO give details on how many were selected?

Using one's eyes is fine, but seems unnecessarily tedious, particularly when considering the functionality of LO.


EDIT: ebot's answer below pertains to LO Calc. In Writer, the same method is used to count table rows: the Status Bar (see ebot's comment at bottom of page).

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answered 2019-05-22 16:18:10 +0200

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Turn on your status bar. Menu View>Status Bar.

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@ebot It appears the question relates to a table in Writer and not Calc.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2019-05-22 17:51:24 +0200 )edit

@Ratslinger Oh, yes. From the fictitious table I have closed on Calc.But it also happens again and again that users use the wrong tools.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-05-22 18:37:38 +0200 )edit

In Writer, for marked rows in the status bar, e.g. Table1: A1: D11 displayed. That should be enough for an overview.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-05-22 18:42:05 +0200 )edit

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