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How can I get my calc formatting to paste into gmail? [closed]

asked 2014-03-01 15:53:32 +0100

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updated 2015-09-11 23:43:43 +0100

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I recently added LibreOffice to my home computer because it is what we use at work. A daily task I perform at work is to email reports from spreadsheets exported from a CRM. I clean them up in Calc and paste them into a Gmail. At work, the grid lines remain in the email so everything looks clean. I have been doing this since the beginning of 2012.

When I attempt to do the same thing at home, the formatting disappears and it looks like the information is pasted as plain text. I'm not pasting as plain text. I always hit ctrl-v or right-click and select paste. It works fine at work.

The version I am using at home is newer (4.2.0.4) than the one at work, as they do not allow updates on our network at work.

I used to have this problem at home when I used MS Office Excel, which was another reason I switched to Libre at home, so I can avoid having to do multiple steps (the excel "solution" was to paste it into a word doc and then recopy it, allowing you to paste the formatted data into a gmail allowing it to remain intact).

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answered 2014-03-01 23:47:39 +0100

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updated 2014-03-01 23:48:45 +0100

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LibreOffice 4.2.2 RC1 (2014-03-05) now available on http://www.libreoffice.org/download/pre-releases/

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