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Changing background cell color to another in calc [closed]

asked 2013-07-05 23:00:30 +0200

Slaynie gravatar image

Need to change background color in a lot of cells from black to another color (cant do it 1 by 1). I can do it in excel (with replace tool), but if possible, I would like to do it in Calc. Is there any easy non-manual way to do it? (I'm talking about thousands cells without any connection to each other)

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-11-03 08:30:06.229368


can't use mariosv's solution, because cells contain different content (no string to search for) and a lot of them are even empty, with only background color set

Slaynie gravatar imageSlaynie ( 2013-07-06 09:35:10 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-07-06 00:54:27 +0200

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With Ctrl+H (Menu/Edit/Find&Replace)

In Search for: enter the string.

Click Find All, this select all found cells.

You can use Ctrl+1 (Menu/Format/Cells) for call Format Cell box, select the desired background.

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