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How to fill in merged cells without split them ? [closed]

asked 2014-04-09 17:47:12 +0200

madbear gravatar image

updated 2015-09-09 01:21:18 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hi !

Here is what I try to do : I merged two cells ( A1 and B1 ) and enter '1' in that merged cell. I want to use incremental fill function to have my horizontal serie starting from 1 to 10 with my cells merged ( C1 with D1 contain 2, E1 with F1 contain 3, ... and so on )

Here is what I have tryied to do :

I manually merge all the cells I need to be merged. And then I use the fill handle to make my serie over my merged cells. Result : Fail. The merged cells get split and I get a serie from 1 to 20 in splitted cells instead of a serie of 1 to 10 in my 10 manually merged cells.

I have also tried the " Edit - Fill - Serie " method but the result is worst with strangely merged cells...

Is there a way to do what I want ? I thought the fill function could do that but it appears it can't or I'm wrong ?

Here is my software infos : OS : Ubuntu 13.10

LibreOffice : Version: 4.1.3.2 Build ID: 410m0(Build:2)

Thanks.

PS : Sorry about my bad english... I do my best.

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answered 2014-04-09 19:11:42 +0200

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updated 2014-04-09 19:16:22 +0200

I merged cells A1 and B1, then merged cells C1 and D1. Then I entered 1 in merged (A1 B1) and =A1+1 in merged (C1 D1). Then I copied the merged cell (C1 D1) and pasted it into the range E1 to T1. I found that the formula and the merged cell format were both replicated.

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Thank you ! That works as expected. Simple and effective !

madbear gravatar imagemadbear ( 2014-04-09 22:54:05 +0200 )edit

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