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Insert a blank Calc spreadsheet into a Writer document? [closed]

asked 2012-11-28 19:32:48 +0200

endolith gravatar image

updated 2013-06-14 21:29:58 +0200

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In Microsoft Word, you can insert two types of tables into your documents: a plain text-only table or an embedded full-featured Excel table:

MS Word's 2 buttons

LibreOffice Writer has the equivalent of the plain-text table:

Writer's 1 button

but I don't see any way to insert a full-featured Calc table. I know it's possible for them to be embedded, since I can open a .doc file with embedded Excel table and Writer treats it as an embedded Calc table, but I don't know how to create a blank Calc table inside a Writer document.

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answered 2012-11-28 23:54:58 +0200

w_whalley gravatar image

Insert/Object/OLE Object/Libreoffice 3.x Spreadsheet.

You get a spreadsheet inside a box. Clicking outside the box hides the row, column and sheet indicators. To get them back, double-click in the box. When you are editing the inserted spreadsheet, you get different menus, including a formula entry/edit box.

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Hey that's exactly what I want! I wonder why it's so hard to find?

endolith gravatar imageendolith ( 2012-11-29 15:51:21 +0200 )edit

answered 2012-11-29 03:37:10 +0200

ROSt52 gravatar image

I actually find the Insert menu a bit misleading. At the end of this menu is the item I saw and used it. However the selected ods-file did not show up . Nothing showed up

What is the menu item Insert>file doing? Or supposed to do?

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answered 2012-11-28 21:47:14 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

I think you need first create a blank spreadsheet and copy a range of cells in writer. Change the size of the calc table is different if only the box is selected or is in calc edit mode.

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No there is no need to first create a blank spreadsheet. You can insert new one or an existing one.

ROSt52 gravatar imageROSt52 ( 2012-11-29 03:34:29 +0200 )edit

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