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how do I insert a sound file into a cell

asked 2020-09-07 19:33:54 +0100

SemiSeal gravatar image

updated 2020-09-07 19:40:21 +0100

I have a spreadsheet listing my jingles and want to link a pre-recorded sound to each entry

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Insert -> Media -> Audio or Video... and anchor "To Cell"

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2020-09-07 19:56:34 +0100 )edit

You can npt put objects INTO a cell. You can put numbers, strings, formulas, hiperlinks into a cell. All other objects will be located on a graphic layer. You can anchor only these objects to a cell.

Do you want to play these sound files by a click on the appeared "ICON"?

Zizi64 gravatar imageZizi64 ( 2020-09-08 07:31:13 +0100 )edit

Yes, thank you, I wondered if that was the way

SemiSeal gravatar imageSemiSeal ( 2020-09-08 10:15:05 +0100 )edit

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answered 2020-09-16 20:41:05 +0100

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I have not found a way to play a sound file on clicking the icon. You can select the icon and then use a button in the Media Playback toolbar to play. I caution you to not use the position control. I did and it seems to have corrupted my calc file in that it now plays from different times in the file each time I try to play it. A complete exit from all office documents and this still remains, so it has corrupted the file. Even deleting the icon and adding a new, different file has the same results.

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