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Is it possible to type 3-4 letters and automatically recall a phrase

asked 2020-03-31 21:07:29 +0200

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eg. tgc = The grey cat

    rffl = R front fender liner
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answered 2020-04-01 12:00:35 +0200

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If you want to use the dictionary within the same spreadsheet, you can use the following trick

Use Sheet-Named Ranges and Expressions-Labels

Describe the abbreviation column as row headings

Now use the equal sign (=) and abbreviation to enter the phrase

Calc will prompt input options, as does this when entering function names - you can press Ctrl+Tab and Enter to select the desired option

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answered 2020-04-01 13:40:42 +0200

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updated 2020-04-01 13:41:56 +0200

Another suggestion (not too thoroughly considered).
(Was: ask236228recallPhrases_1.ods)
The abbreviation of up to four characters is created (suggested) automaticlly therein.

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Missed to mention: The suggested solution for 'All Findings' is based on the TEXTJOIN() function, an add-in only working sufficiently in LibreOffice V 5.4 or higher.

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2020-04-01 13:48:20 +0200 )edit

thank you yo a legend

default1 gravatar imagedefault1 ( 2020-04-04 20:12:03 +0200 )edit
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