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asked 2020-12-08 08:02:58 +0200

طارق سلطان gravatar image

How to divide a cell in a libreoffice?

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ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2020-12-08 08:19:40 +0200 )edit

Also, what do you mean under divide? Making several new cells from a single one? Then it is not divide but split in the LO Writer terminology, see Earnest Al's answer. Or something else?

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2020-12-08 10:14:00 +0200 )edit

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answered 2020-12-08 08:14:16 +0200

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updated 2020-12-08 08:15:41 +0200

In the menu Table > Split cell

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...and be aware of the fact that text tables with split or merged cells no longer are simple. If anybody at any time in the future might need to work with such tables by means of document automation (user code) aggravations will be substantial, There may no longer be a usable DataArray e.g. or none ata all in some cases. The situation is even much worse than in spreadsheets with merged areas.
(Splitting and merging is evil.)

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2020-12-08 13:01:50 +0200 )edit
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