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How to delete a range name? [closed]

asked 2014-01-01 20:58:43 +0200

wsanders gravatar image

updated 2015-11-17 01:46:09 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I cannot find a menu item or any help regarding how to delete a range name (the name, not the cell contents). How does one do this?

This is: Version: 4.1.4.2 Build ID: 4.1.4.2-1.fc20

This is in a LibreOffice calc spreadsheet that was created in OpenOffice. AFAIK I used to be able to use the backspace or delete key in the Navigator to do this in OO.

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answered 2014-01-02 00:38:35 +0200

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Ctrl+F3 or Insert > Names > Manage... opens the dialog. Select the range name from the list and click "Delete" button.

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Found it - thanks very much. (Can't upvote you just yet.)

wsanders gravatar imagewsanders ( 2014-01-02 00:47:21 +0200 )edit

@wsanders can you mark the answer as 'correct' by clicking the check mark?

bencomp gravatar imagebencomp ( 2014-01-03 11:13:04 +0200 )edit

On my sheet that deletes it from the list in the box that opens but it still appears in the menu box top left.

Paul_UK_Libre gravatar imagePaul_UK_Libre ( 2015-06-19 10:02:04 +0200 )edit

There is no "Delete" button on my Insert > Names > Manage dialog... Is there a new way to do this since 2014? Am I looking in the wrong place?

Gwalior gravatar imageGwalior ( 2018-05-28 03:35:10 +0200 )edit

Yes, the dialog has been moved to the menu Sheet > Named Ranges and Expressions. You can open the dialog from the name field left of the input bar or with shortcut Ctrl+F3 too.

Regina gravatar imageRegina ( 2018-05-28 09:19:11 +0200 )edit

The shortcut described earlier still works, but this feature has moved to: Sheet > Named Ranges and Expressions > Manage

Michael Szczepaniak gravatar imageMichael Szczepaniak ( 2018-08-11 17:02:09 +0200 )edit

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