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Calc paste special 'shift' [closed]

asked 2012-10-14 08:48:06 +0200

DWilksch gravatar image

updated 2015-10-25 05:47:02 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Could someone please explain why the 'Shift Down' option in the 'Paste Special' menu of Calc is greyed out when I try to cut and insert a row of cells. It is not greyed out when I try the same option with 'Copy'.

This complicates any attempt to move cell contents around in a spreadsheet. I am coming from the Excel world and the functionality I am trying to duplicate is the 'Insert Cut Cells' option.

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Please, can you inform what is your OS and LibreOffice version?, and can you explain step by step?. I cannot see this issue with 3.5.7.2 or 3.6.3.1 in Win7x64

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2012-10-14 18:29:09 +0200 )edit

Ok, I can see now, is when a row(s) or column(s) is(are) cut, seems a bug because the option is inverted, right with rows and down with column. There is a reported bug: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42265

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2012-10-17 04:19:13 +0200 )edit

mariosv, the bug report you link to describes the problem I am having. I am currently using 3.6.2.2 on Win 7 x64. Thank you for following this up.

DWilksch gravatar imageDWilksch ( 2012-10-21 06:46:50 +0200 )edit

fdo#42265 has current status RESOLVE DUPLICATE of fdo#56098

fdo#56098 has current status REOPENED

qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-02-01 03:18:32 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-03-02 06:42:16 +0200

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TODO: Resolve Question as BUG FILED.

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manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2013-03-26 21:50:09 +0200 )edit
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answered 2012-10-15 05:39:24 +0200

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Iam using LO 3.5.6.2 on XP/SP3 and do not observe any problem with PasteSpecial/ShiftDown. I tested single cells, arrays and entire rows (single and multi). What is your LO version?

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answered 2012-10-17 00:41:20 +0200

same problem... does anybody have an answer?

Version 3.6.1.2 (Build ID: e29a214) on win-7

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