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Auto return after inputting data in the cell

asked 2015-06-24 21:04:56 +0200

mazingaz gravatar image

updated 2015-08-25 10:25:07 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I wanted to know what macro script are avail in Libreoffice calc 4.4.3.2 windows version for auto return after inputting data in the cell. for example

after entering numeric data in A1 i want the cursor to goto the A2 instead of pressing enter

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your last Sentence is the contradiction -- there is no entering without pressing enter -- on which criteria should calc decide your numeric input is complete ???

karolus gravatar imagekarolus ( 2015-06-24 21:35:00 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-06-24 22:29:32 +0200

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I don't know about using a macro.

You can use Tab Key to "Enter" the data and move to the right. This keeps Enter for moving down a cell.

Or under Tools, Options, + LibreOffice Calc (you'll have to have a spreadsheet open), General, under Input Settings, Change the functionality of the Enter Key with Down, Up, Left, Right.

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answered 2015-06-25 00:00:05 +0200

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The easiest answer, I think, is to change to using the arrow keys ( ) rather than the Enter keys ( Enter)). If you press the correct direction key it will both enter the value into the current cell then move the cursor in the direction specified.

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