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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 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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