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Struggling with Border around selection [closed]

asked 2016-08-13 07:33:01 +0100

Kitfox gravatar image

updated 2020-08-06 14:38:31 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am trying to create a Style so that I can have thick borders like I get in Excel. I can setup a border around a cell but I need to have a border around a selection of cells. I have tried to select a group of cells and then go to Styles & Formatting and create a new Style. Unfortunately, this only shows me the options for a single cell and not a selection of 2X2 or more like I can see if I just go to formatting.

How can I create a Border style that is just a thick border around the selection and not for every cell in the selection?

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answered 2016-08-13 22:09:37 +0100

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Perhaps the best way is to select your cells, then go Tools / Macro / Record Macro. In Record mode, right-click the cells and format them the way you want. Stop Recording and save the macro. Now you can assign the macro a hotkey, place it in a toolbar, or add it to a menu or the context menu.

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Thanks! For others that try to do this, you may need to enable Macro Recording first.

Kitfox gravatar imageKitfox ( 2016-08-14 00:22:09 +0100 )edit

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