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How to turn off direct formatting in Calc [closed]

asked 2012-10-30 17:02:18 +0200

TimG gravatar image

updated 2015-10-18 19:31:54 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hi Guys:

Everytime I paste in some new string of text in a .csv file, Calc changes the font size to something really small. Then I have to go in andy clear direct formatting.

Is there a way to stop this from happening in the first place.


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answered 2012-10-31 06:22:45 +0200

chtfn gravatar image

Hi TimG!

You could use Right Click -> Paste Special... -> Unformatted text every time you want to paste something in your spreadsheet.

If you want to set up a keyboard shortcut to make it easier, you can create a macro and assign a shortcut to it as described in this answer.

Keep in mind you will need to activate the Macro functionnality first, by going into Tools -> Options -> LibreOffice -> General -> Enable Macro Recordings (or Experimental features if not present)

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