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Make a cell flash

asked 2019-06-22 00:59:28 +0200

rgoins82 gravatar image

I would like a cell to flash a different color to draw attention to it. Is this possible?

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answered 2019-06-22 13:59:20 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Not formatting the text, but the effect can be achieved with a Text box over the cell with blinking text "████" full block (U+2588) characters with the same color than the text in the cell, anchoring the text box to the cell.

Attached a sample file C:\fakepath\Calc_SimulateBlinkText.ods

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answered 2019-06-23 16:08:28 +0200

rgoins82 gravatar image

This worked for my application! I appreciate the answer so quickly. I wish there was some way to do the same with an actual cell that automatically updates as data is inserted - but I'll take what I can get for now.

Thanks again!


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Please don't add a comment as answer to the original question, which it is not. Use add a comment instead. Thanks,

erAck gravatar imageerAck ( 2019-06-24 12:14:27 +0200 )edit
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